The American Music Awards gives out awards to artists based on fan interactions, sales, song play and social activity. But we all know the real reason you tune in: the performances.
Sunday's ceremony is jam-packed with performances from today's hottest stars, in addition to some old classics (LYLAS, Fergie Ferg and Mary J. Blige).
Check out the full rundown of performances below to see why this year's ceremony is a must-watch:
5 Seconds of Summer
Mary J. Blige
In addition to opening the show with the first live performance of "Blank Space," Swift will also receive the first-ever Dick Clark Award for Excellence.
Pitbull, who is returning to host the ceremony, will also take the stage for a performance.
The American Music Awards will be broadcast live on Sunday, Nov. 23 at 8/7c on ABC.
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