Lady Gaga is confirmed to perform on the 2016 American Music Awards airing live on ABC on November 20, 2016 at 8pm ET. Lady Gaga joins previously announced performers Bruno Mars (he’ll open the AMAs) and Sting for the year’s largest fan-voted music awards show. Lady Gaga will be making her third appearance as a performer on the AMAs with this year’s performance. She first appeared on the AMA stage in 2009 singing a medley of “Bad Romance” and “Speechless.” She also performed in 2013 with R. Kelly singing “Do What U Want.”
Lady Gaga has been nominated for nine American Music Awards and won in 2010 in the Favorite Female Artist – Pop/Rock category. She’s sold over 30 million albums and 150 million singles, earning Grammys, a Golden Globe, and an Oscar nomination. Lady Gaga’s had 13 singles make it onto the Billboard Hot 100 chart and just released her fifth album, Joanne.
Drake leads the list of the 2016 American Music Awards nominees with 13 nominations followed by Rihanna with seven, Adele with five, and Justin Bieber with five. Other artists receiving multiple nominations include Beyonce, Twenty One Pilots, Carrie Underwood, and The Weeknd.
Voting is now open via AMAvote.com. You can also cast your vote for your favorite musical artists on Twitter using the nominee’s Twitter handle, the category name, and the hashtag #AMAs.