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American Music Awards 2017 Cheat Sheet - a look at tonight's show

The American Music Awards at tonight live on ABC (tape delayed - West Coast) with "Black-ish" star Tracee Ellis Ross serving as host. Some of the biggest names in music are expected to attend including music icon and Tracee's mom, Diana Ross. The legendary singer and Oscar-nominated actress will receive this year's Lifetime Achievement Award. 

Who's Performing

Christina Aguilera in a tribute to Whitney Houston and "The Bodyguard", P!nk opening the show and also performing with Kelly Clarkson, Alessia Cara, BTS, Shawn Mendes, Florida Georgia, Selena Gomez, Khalid, watt, Portugal.The Man, Alesso, Hailee Steinfeld, Lady Gaga, Niall Horan, Nick Jonas, Demi Lovato, Zedd, Imagine Dragons and Diana Ross.

Who's Nominated

Bruno Mars is one of the most recognized artists with eight AMA nominations. The "Versace on the Floor" singer is nominated for: Artist of the Year, Video of the Year, Favorite Male Artist - Pop/Rock, Favorite Album - Pop/Rock, Favorite Male Artist - Soul/R&B, Favorite Album - Soul/R&B, Favorite Song - Soul/R&B and Favorite Artist - Adult Contemporary. 

Also nominated for Artist of the Year are The Chainsmokers, Drake, Kendrick Lamar, and Ed Sheeran are all up for the award.
Who's Presenting

There's a long list of stars of movies, television, and music presenting including Ansel Elgort, Billy Eichner, Caleb McLaughlin, Camila Mendes, Chadwick Boseman, The Chainsmokers, Chris Hardwick, Chrissy Metz, Ciara, Daymond John, DJ Khaled, G-Eazy, Gaten Matarazzo, Heidi Klum, Jared Leto, Jenna Dewan-Tatum, Jesse Tyler Ferguson, Julia Michaels, Justin Hartley, Kat Graham, Kathryn Hahn, Kevin O'Leary, KJ Apa, Lea Michele, Lili Reinhart, Lilly Singh, Madelaine Petsch, Mark Cuban, Sabrina Carpenter, Sadie Sink, Viola Davis and Yara Shahidi.
For a complete list of nominees, visit: American Music Award Nominations 

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