New Edition will take the stage at the American Music Awards 2021. The superstar R&B group will participate in the “Battle of Boston,” which will pit New Edition against another famous Beantown boy band in New Kids on the Block.
It is the first time that New Edition and New Kids on the Block will share the stage together. Two-time AMA winners New Edition will make a highly anticipated return after last performed at the AMAs in 1997, while marking the return of two-time AMA winners New Kids on the Block, who last performed on the show in 2010.
Other performers include Carrie Underwood, Kane Brown, and Jason Aldean.
Cardi B has been announced to host the American Music Awards 2021. The show, presented by MRC Live & Alternative and ABC, will be held at the Microsoft Theater in Los Angeles on Sunday, November 21.
This is Cardi’s first time hosting, leading the hottest music night of the year through spectacular performances and moments.
“When I received the invitation to host the AMAs I was so excited,” said Cardi B. “I’m ready to bring my personality to the AMA stage! Thank you to Jesse Collins, ABC and MRC for making this possible .”
“We are thrilled to have the dynamic Cardi B bring her infectious energy to the American Music Awards as a first-time host,” said executive producer Jesse Collins. “She will excite viewers, push the boundaries and deliver a show that will be remembered forever!”
In her career, Cardi has won five AMAs and performed “I Like It” in 2018 with J Balvin and Bad Bunny.
Cardi B joins a long line of global superstar AMA hosts – Jennifer Lopez, Eddie Murphy, Jimmy Kimmel, Britney Spears, LL Cool J, Aretha Franklin, Diana Ross, Tracee Ellis Ross, Lionel Richie and last year’s host Taraji P. Henson .