Tracee Ellis Ross To Host The 2017 American Music Awards

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Golden Globe Award-winning actress Tracee Ellis Ross will host the “2017 American Music Awards” on Sunday evening.

The star of hit ABC comedy series “black-ish” will take the stage to preside over an evening of non-stop musical magic, where Ross’ own mother, Diana Ross, will receive the “American Music Award for Lifetime Achievement.”

The “2017 American Music Awards,” the world’s largest fan-voted awards show where music enthusiasts watch their favorite artists and pop culture icons come together to honor idols, newcomers and record-breakers in the contemporary music scene, will celebrate 45 years of music live from the Microsoft Theater in Los Angeles on Sunday, Nov. 19, at 8:00 p.m. EST on ABC.

“I am thrilled to host this special night which honors some of the greatest musical talents in our industry,” said Tracee Ellis Ross. “And I’m especially thrilled to host this year when my mother is receiving the ‘American Music Award for Lifetime Achievement.’”

Lady Gaga, multiplatinum singer/songwriter and actor, Nick Jonas, and multiplatinum singer-songwriter, Shawn Mendes, have also joined the roster of superstar performers for the “2017 American Music Awards.”

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