dick clark productions and ABC announced that recent Rock and Roll Hall of Fame inductees Green Day and multi-platinum alternative duo Twenty One Pilots will perform at the 2016 American Music Awards.
They join previously announced performers Lady Gaga, Bruno Mars and “The American Music Award of Merit” honoree and performer Sting. The world’s biggest fan-voted award show will broadcast live from the Microsoft Theater in Los Angeles on SUNDAY, NOVEMBER 20, at 8:00 p.m. EST on ABC.
Green Day, who just released their 12th studio and third No. 1 album, Revolution Radio, are three-time American Music Award winners and 10-time American Music Award nominees. The group first took the AMA stage in 2009 to perform their critically-acclaimed song “21 Guns,” and will return for their second performance at this year’s show.
Twenty One Pilots will make their American Music Awards performance debut at this year’s show. They are also first-time AMA nominees in the categories Favorite Duo or Group – Pop/Rock, Favorite Artist – Alternative Rock and Artist of the Year.
Winners are voted entirely by fans. Fans can vote for all categories once per day, per platform in one or both of the below ways:
• Via AMAvote.com
• Posting a tweet on Twitter that includes the nominee’s Twitter handle, the category name and #AMAs within the post(s).
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