Taylor Swift to Open 2018 American Music Awards

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Taylor Swift will open the 2018 American Music Awards. The singer made the announcement Tuesday (Oct. 2) on ABC's Good Morning America. This is her first awards present efficiency in almost three years.

Dick Clark Productions says the 28-year-old will sing "I Did Something Bad," from her Reputation album. Swift, a 19-time AMA winner, will compete for artist of the 12 months alongside Drake, Ed Sheeran, Imagine Dragons and Post Malone.

Rap is dominating this 12 months's awards. Drake and Cardi B have eight nominations every. Sheeran and Malone every earned six nominations, whereas Camila Cabello is up for 5 honors. The fan-voted AMAs will air reside on ABC Oct. 9 from the Microsoft Theater in Los Angeles.

The present may even function Panic! At The Disco paying tribute to Queen with a efficiency of the rock band's iconic hit “Bohemian Rhapsody." Swift and Disco be part of previously-announced performers together with Benny Blanco, Halsey and Khalid, in addition to Mariah Carey, Ciara, Missy Elliott, Post Malone that includes Ty Dolla $ign, Carrie Underwood, first-time AMA nominee Dua Lipa and Cardi B with Bad Bunny and J Balvin. Tracee Ellis Ross will host the present, which may even function a tribute to late Queen of Soul Aretha Franklin.