LOS ANGELES _ Jennifer Lopez is taking on hosting duties at next month’s American Music Awards.
Producers say Lopez will host and perform at the Nov. 22 show, to air live on ABC from the Microsoft Theater in Los Angeles.
This will be her first time hosting an awards show. Dick clark productions said Wednesday the 46-year-old entertainer will also perform material from her upcoming Las Vegas residency at Planet Hollywood Resort & Casino.
Singers Joe Jonas and Charlie Puth are set to announce AMA nominees on Oct. 13. Nominees are chosen based on album sales, radio airplay, touring and social media. The show recognizes artists with fan-voted awards in such categories as pop/rock, rap/hip-hop, country, Latin and adult contemporary.
The Associated Press