Jennifer Lopez has been tapped to host the 2015 American Music Awards airing live on ABC on November 22, 2015 at 8pm ET. Lopez will also perform on the awards show which recognizes fan favorites in a variety of music genres. ABC also confirmed Joe Jonas and Charlie Puth will be announcing this year’s nominees in six categories on October 13th during Good Morning America.
Previous American Music Awards hosts include Pitbull, Smokey Robinson, Jimmy Kimmel, and Keenen Ivory Wayans. Following the official announcement, Jennifer Lopez took to Twitter to express her happiness about the hosting gig.
— Jennifer Lopez (@JLo) October 7, 2015
Nominees for the the American Music Awards are determined by fan interaction including “album and digital singles sales, radio airplay, streaming, social activity and touring.” This year’s show will be executive produced by Allen Shapiro and Mike Mahan, and produced by Larry Klein, Barry Adelman and Mark Bracco.