American Music Awards: Pentatonix to Perform 'Star Wars' Number

Jiro Schneider
Pentatonix

The hit a cappella group will take the stage on Nov. 22.

Star Wars is coming to the 2015 American Music Awards.

The hit franchise will be represented at the upcoming awards show thanks to Pentatonix, who will perform a version of John Williams' score with a full symphony orchestra, it was announced Thursday.

They join a lineup of previously announced star performers that includes Meghan Trainor, Luke Bryan, 5 Seconds of Summer, Selena Gomez, Nick Jonas, Demi Lovato, One Direction, Carrie Underwood and Walk The Moon.

ABC will air the AMAs live from Los Angeles' Microsoft Theater on Nov. 22, with Jennifer Lopez performing and hosting for the first time.

Taylor Swift is the most nominated artist at this year's awards with six, though The Weeknd, Ed Sheeran, Sam Smith, Nicki Minaj and Trainor aren’t far behind. AMAs nominees are based on key fan interactions as reflected in Billboard Magazine and on Billboard.com, including album and digital singles sales, radio airplay, streaming, social activity and touring. These measurements are tracked by Billboard and its data partners, including Nielsen Entertainment and Next Big Sound.

The American Music Awards are produced by Dick Clark Productions, a sister company of The Hollywood Reporter and Billboard. Allen Shapiro and Mike Mahan are executive producers. Larry Klein, Barry Adelman and Mark Bracco are producers.

Voting for the AMAs is open at AMAvote.com.

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