American Music Awards: John Legend Makes Performance Debut With "Love Me Now"

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Legend hit the stage Sunday night in Los Angeles.

John Legend performed at the American Music Awards on Sunday night in Los Angeles.

Legend won the AMA for favorite male artist — soul/R&B in 2014 and was also nominated for collaboration of the year for "Like I'm Gonna Lose You."

This year, his performance was introduced by his wife Chrissy Teigen. Set to inspiring images representing love, Legend's voice wowed the crowed with his hit song "Love Me Now."

His previous nominations also include favorite male artist — soul/R&B in 2005, artist of the year, single of the year for "All of Me," favorite rock/pop male artist and favorite soul/R&B album for Love in the Future in 2014.

Other artists scheduled to perform are Justin Bieber, Niall Horan, Maroon 5 and Kendrick Lamar, James Bay, Carlos Vives, Fifth Harmony, Lady Gaga, Green Day, Bruno Mars, Shawn Mendes, Twenty One Pilots, The Weeknd, special duets from The Chainsmokers and Halsey, Ariana Grande and Nicki Minaj, and the American Music Award of Merit honoree and performer Sting.

The nominations for the fan-voted awards show, produced by Dick Clark Productions, were revealed last month. Drake leads with a record 13 noms, while Rihanna has seven and Adele and Justin Bieber each have five. Beyonce and The Chainsmokers follow closely behind with four and Bryson Tiller, Twenty One Pilots, Carrie Underwood, Fetty Wap and the Weeknd each have three. Keep up with the latest winners here.

The 2016 American Music Awards show, airing on ABC, is executive produced by Allen Shapiro and Mike Mahan, with Larry Klein, Barry Adelman and Mark Bracco serving as producers.

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