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AMAs: Carole King to present Artist of the Decade honor to Taylor Swift

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Thu, Nov 21st 2019 02:25 pm

Chadwick Boseman, Jamie Lee Curtis, Dan + Shay, Jenna Dewan, Katherine Langford, Ben Platt, Billy Porter, Constance Wu confirmed as presenters

dick clark productions and ABC announced legendary singer/songwriter Carole King will present the Artist of the Decade honor to Taylor Swift at the 2019 American Music Awards.

The show, hosted by Ciara and broadcasting live from the Microsoft Theater in Los Angeles on Sunday, Nov. 24 (8 p.m. EST), on ABC, will feature performances from Swift, as well as Christina Aguilera & A Great Big World, Toni Braxton, Camila Cabello, Billie Eilish, Green Day, Selena Gomez, Jonas Brothers, Kesha feat. Big Freedia, Dua Lipa, Lizzo, Post Malone feat. Travis Scott & Ozzy Osbourne, Thomas Rhett and Shania Twain.

“I’m thrilled to have the opportunity to present Taylor with the Artist of the Decade honor,” King said. “She is an extraordinary songwriter who has cultivated a unique and personal relationship with her audience. As a woman songwriter who also got into the music world at a young age, I know the kind of determination, struggle and single-minded perseverance it has taken for her to reach such heights.”

Presenters at the 2019 American Music Awards include King, as well as Paula Abdul, Kelsea Ballerini, Tyra Banks, Chadwick Boseman, Kane Brown, Misty Copeland, Rivers Cuomo, Jamie Lee Curtis, Dan + Shay, Jenna Dewan, David Dobrik, Michael Ealy, Billie Eilish, Maddie Hasson, Maya Hawke, Jameela Jamil, Jharrel Jerome, Taran Killam, Regina King, Heidi Klum, Katherine Langford, Dan Levy, Megan Thee Stallion, Ben Platt, Billy Porter, Patrick Schwarzenegger, Cobie Smulders, Pete Wentz and Constance Wu.

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