Tracee Ellis Ross To Host The '2017 American Music Awards' On ABC

American Music Awards Host Tracee Ellis Ross

American Music Awards Host Tracee Ellis Ross

Tracee Ellis Ross is following in the footsteps of her mom, who hosted the American Music Awards years ago. The AMA's is the largest fan-voted trophy show during which her mother Diana Ross, will give a rare performance, and receive the AMA's Lifetime Achievement Award. "And I'm especially thrilled to host this year when my mother is receiving the American Music Award for Lifetime Achievement".

Performers at Sunday's event in Los Angeles include Kelly Clarkson, Selena Gomez, Demi Lovato and Niall Horan.

Christina Aguilera will perform a special tribute to "The Bodyguard" soundtrack, which is celebrating its 25th anniversary. The Chainsmokers, Drake, Kendrick Lamar, Ed Sheeran and The Weeknd tied with five nominations each, while Justin Bieber, Daddy Yankee and Luis Fonsi received four nominations each.