Maroon 5 took the AMA stage to perform their hit song “Don’t Wanna Know” with Kendrick Lamar. Adam Levine opened the performance with a soft vocal performance followed by a powerful production from the band and Kendrick Lamar for the T-Mobile finale.
The band has been nominated for ten AMAs, taking home the title of Favorite Duo or Group – Pop/Rock in 2011 and 2012 and Favorite Adult Contemporary Artist in 2013.
Other artists scheduled to perform include Justin Bieber, Niall Horan, Ariana Grande with Nicki Minaj, James Bay, Carlos Vives, Fifth Harmony, Lady Gaga, DJ Khaled, Green Day, John Legend, Bruno Mars, Shawn Mendes, Twenty One Pilots, The Weeknd, a special duet from The Chainsmokers and Halsey, 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.