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The American Music Awards announced their lineup of performances for the live show including a set from punk powerhouse Green Day.

Known as the largest fan-voted award show, they previously announced a few select categories via Good Morning America with the rest announced through the AMA social media accounts, including rising media platform TikTok.

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Nominations and categories were announced in October with Post Malone, Halsey up for Artists Of The Year and Billie Eilish finding herself in the category for Favorite Album Pop/Rock and New Artists Of The Year.

Panic! At The Disco are also up for a handful of awards including Favorite Duo or Group Rock/Pop where they will face off against the Jonas Brothers and BTS.

Malone, Ozzy Osbourne, Travis Scott, are set to perform their collaboration “Take What You Want” live for the first time ever.

In an interview with The Sun where Osbourne spoke about the collab and revealed he had no idea who Post Malone was when he asked him for a feature.

“I’d never even heard of this kid [Post Malone],” he said. “He wanted me to sing on his song ‘Take What You Want,’ so I did and then one thing led to another.”

He later said that working with Post’s producer Andrew Watt actually led him to making a nine-track album that “was a catalyst to get (him) to where (he is) today”.

Punk powerhouse Green Day will be taking the stage in celebration of the 25th anniversary of Dookie, performing “Basket Case” and latest single “Father for All…”

The band previously played through the entirety of their third LP at a one-off show in Madrid. The concert took place on Wednesday, Oct. 30 at a small-venue show (only 2,500 capacity) at the Spanish venue La Riviera.

Also slated to take the stage are Billie Eilish, Lizzothe Jonas Brothers and Taylor Swift, Camila CabelloSelena Gomez, Kesha feat. Big Freedia. Other artists Dua Lipa, Thomas Rhett, Shania Twain, and  Christina Aguilera with A Great Big World.

Do you have a favorite artist you’d like to see win an award? Voting is open til November 20, and can be found here.

More on the American Music Awards

The award show became the first-ever to announce a few of their their nominees via TikTok with creators Joshua Cureton, Nick Tangorra and Brittany Tomlinson participating in the content.

The three creators ended up announcing the nominees for favorite music video, best collaboration of the year and favorite social artist. This is a huge step for the app which has been progressively getting more and more popular over the last year.

The custom clips each featured the TikTok stars announcing the nominees in their own ways. Cureton made a music video incorporating themes from the videos, Tangorra put together a quick rap about the top collabs and Tomlinson opted for a straight-to-camera monologue about the top social acts.

Take a look below for the nominations.

FAVORITE MUSIC VIDEO

Billie Eilish, “Bad Guy”
Ariana Grande, “7 Rings”
Halsey, “Without Me”
Lil Nas X ft. Billy Ray Cyrus, “Old Town Road”
Taylor Swift, “You Need to Calm Down”

FAVORITE SOCIAL ARTIST

BTS
Billie Eilish
EXO
Ariana Grande
Shawn Mendes

COLLABORATION OF THE YEAR 

Lady Gaga & Bradley Cooper, “Shallow”
Lil Nas X ft. Billy Ray Cyrus, “Old Town Road”
Marshmello & Bastille, “Happier”
Shawn Mendes & Camila Cabello, “Señorita”
Post Malone & Swae Lee, “Sunflower” (Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse)

More on Green Day

The rock trio are set to release their 13th studio album Father of All… on Feb. 7, 2020 via Reprise/ Warner.

Following the release of their new album, Green Day will be hitting the road on a massive stadium tour with Fall Out Boy and Weezer, along with openers the Interrupters. The Hella Mega tour kicks off June 13 in Paris before running throughout Europe, the U.K. and North America.

Be sure to catch Green Day on tour this spring and grab your tickets for this insane Mega tour here.

Green Day dates:

03/08 – Singapore, SG @ Singapore Indoor Stadium
03/11 – Bangkok, TH @ Impact Arena
03/14 – Manila, PH @ Mall of Asia Arena
03/17 – Taipei, TW @ Taipei Arena
03/20 – Hong Kong, CN @ Asia World Expo
03/22 – Seoul, KR @ Jamsil Indoor Gym
03/25 – Osaka, JP @ Intex
03/27 – Tokyo, JP @ Makuhari, Messe
03/24 – Moscow, RU V Spartak Stadium
05/27 – Helsinki, FI @ Suvilhati
05/29 – Stockholm, SE @ Tele2 Arena
05/31 – Alesund, NO @ Colorline Stadium
06/03 – Berlin, D [email protected] Wuhlheide (with Weezer)
06/10 – Milan, IT @ Ippodromo San Siro (with Weezer)
06/13 – Paris, FR @ La Defense Arena
06/14 – Groningen, NL @ Tadspark
06/17 – Antwerp, BE @ Sportpaleis
06/21 – Vienna, AT @ Ernst Happel Stadium
06/24 – Glasgow, UK @ Bellahouston Park
06/26 – London, UK @ London Stadium
06/27 – Huddersfield, UK @ The John Smith’s Stadium
06/29 – Dublin, IE @ RDS Arena

Hella Mega tour with Weezer and Fall Out Boy

07/17 – Seattle, WA @ T-Mobile Park
07/21 –  San Francisco, CA @ Oracle Park
07/24 – San Diego, CA @ Petco Park
07/25 – Los Angeles, CA @ Dodger Stadium
07/28 – Commerce City, CO @ DICK’s Sporting Goods Park
07/31 – Arlington, TX @ Globe Life Field
08/01 – Houston, TX @ Minute Maid Park
08/05 – Miami, FL @ Hard Rock Stadium
08/06 – Jacksonville, FL @ TIAA Bank Field
08/08 – Atlanta, GA @ SunTrust Park
08/11 – Minneapolis, MN @ Target Field
08/13 – Chicago, IL @ Wrigley Field
08/15 – Pittsburgh, PA @ PNC Park
08/16 – HERSHEY, PA @ Hersheypark Stadium
08/19 – Detroit, MI @ Comerica Park
08/21 – Washington, DC @ Nationals Park
08/22 – New York, NY @ Citi Field
08/24 – Toronto, ON @ Rogers Centre
08/27 – Boston, MA @ Fenway Park
08/29 – Philadelphia, PA @ Citizens Bank Park

You can also check out the full list of nominees here.

The 2019 AMAs will air live from the Microsoft Theater in Los Angeles on Nov. 24 at 8 p.m. eastern time on ABC.

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