American Music Awards show will include Whitney Houston tribute, K-Pop megastars' first U.S. TV performance

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Wednesday, November 15, 2017
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Christina Aguilera will honor Whitney Houston and 25 years of ''The Bodyguard,'' Selena Gomez will debut a song and BTS will hit an American stage. Check out the American Music Awards performances.

The American Music Awards has a packed performance lineup, including a special tribute to Whitney Houston.

Christina Aguilera will commemorate the 25th anniversary of "The Bodyguard."

"Whitney said that Christina is without a doubt one of the best voices she enjoyed in this generation of music," her estate said in a statement to the AMAs. "We thank you with great joy!"

Other big performances include the U.S. television performance premiere of BTS, a mega-popular K-Pop band, and Selena Gomez's television debut of her new song "Wolves."

Diana Ross, who is being honored with the American Music Award for Lifetime Achievement, will also perform.

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To help fans join the conversation, performances have special hashtags with custom emojis, the show announced.


Here's the full list of performers announced so far.

Christina Aguilera


Kelly Clarkson

Lady Gaga

Selena Gomez

Niall Horan

Imagine Dragons

Nick Jonas


Demi Lovato

Shawn Mendes


Diana Ross

Alessia Cara with Zedd

Hailee Steinfeld with Alesso ft. Florida Georgia Line and watt

Portugal. The Man

Bebe Rexha with Florida Georgia Line (encore performance for Xfinity TV customers)

Check back here to see more performers as they're announced.

The 2017 American Music Awards will be broadcast live from the Microsoft Theater in Los Angeles on Sunday, Nov. 19, at 8 p.m. ET on ABC.

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