Taylor Swift will open the American Music Awards on Oct. 9, ABC and dick clark productions announced Tuesday.
The singer will sing “I Did Something Bad” off her latest album “reputation,” and the performance will mark the first time Swift has performed at an awards show in almost three years.
The 19-time AMA winner is nominated four times this year, including for Artist of the Year.
— American Music Awards (@AMAs) October 2, 2018
Previously announced performers at the Tracy Ellis Ross-hosted show include Benny Blanco with Halsey and Khalid, Cardi B featuring Bad Bunny and J Balvin, Mariah Carey, Ciara featuring Missy Elliott, Dua Lipa, Panic! At the Disco, Post Malone featuring Ty Dolla $ign, Carrie Underwood and a moving tribute to the Queen of Soul, Aretha Franklin.
Swifties are excited to see a fan favorite performance from her “reputation” tour performed live. See some reaction below.
— chynna “awww you’re so cute” (@chynnaluvtaylor) October 2, 2018
— Rachel ???? (@13swift1989) October 2, 2018
— liz khalifa ???? (capricorn) (@AstoundingSwift) October 2, 2018
“Hey do you have plans next Tuesday?”
“Taylor Swift is opening the AMAs with what is sure to be the most iconic performance of any award show in the history of time, so yes I HAVE PLANS” #TaylorSwiftAMAs
— Brandon “LOOK AT YOUUUUU!” (@brando_swift) October 2, 2018
The AMAs will broadcast live from the Microsoft Theater in Los Angeles on Oct. 9 at 8 p.m. on ABC.