Future, Rick Ross, DJ Khaled and August Alsina to Perform at 2016 American Music Awards
The 2016 American Music Awards will air live on ABC this Sunday (Nov. 20) at 8 p.m. EST, with word out yesterday (Nov. 17) that Future, Rick Ross, DJ Khaled and August Alsina will be performing "Do You Mind" off Khaled's recently released Major Key album. It was reported earlier this month that Nicki Minaj, who is featured on the track, would be taking the AMA stage to perform her song “Side to Side” with Ariana Grande, and now it seems she'll be on double duty, Khaled announcing the performance on Twitter below.
The 2016 AMA nominations were released in October, Drake breaking the record for most nominations with 13 nods in such categories as Artist of the Year and Favorite Album. He is as well nominated twice in Collaboration of the Year for "Work" and "One Dance." The Views rapper broke a 32-year record held by Michael Jackson who received 11 nods in 1984.
It was announced last week that Kendrick Lamar would be performing "Don't Wanna Know" with Maroon 5 for the first time on national television. With Khaled's announcement Thursday the list of hip-hop performers continues to grow. Major Key was a major milestone for Khaled, giving the Miami music machine the first no. 1 album of his career.
The Weeknd is as well slated to perform this Sunday, his own album Starboy dropping a week from today (Nov. 25). Catch tweets from Khaled and Ross below.
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