LOS ANGELES (MEDIA GENERAL) — The 44th Annual American Music Awards will take place Sunday at the Microsoft Theater in Los Angeles.
Gigi Hadid and Jay Pharoah will host the world’s biggest fan-voted award show, which, with its over-the-top performances and elaborate outfits, rarely disappoints.
Performers scheduled for 2016 include Green Day, who will kick off a European tour in 2017, and Sting, who recently released a new album, “57th and 9th.”
Lady Gaga, The Chainsmokers, Fifth Harmony, James Bay and Bruno Mars, among others, are also slated to take the stage.
Nominations were announced last month.
Drake leads with 13 nominations, while Rihanna received seven and Adele and Justin Bieber each received five nominations.
Beyoncé and The Chainsmokers follow with four nominations each, and Bryson Tiller, Twenty One Pilots, Carrie Underwood, Fetty Wap and The Weeknd each earned three nods.
Justin Bieber, Selena Gomez, Ariana Grande, Rihanna and Carrie Underwood are up for the big Artist of the Year award.
View the complete list of nominees at TheAMAs.com.
You can watch the American Music Awards live Sunday on News 2 at 7 p.m.