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American Music Awards 2019: Thomas Rhett to Perform

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Thomas Rhett will represent country music as a 2019 American Music Awards performer, and he’ll be using his time on stage to shine a spotlight on an important cause.

Teaming up with Wells Fargo to raise awareness for its Holiday Food Bank, the country superstar aims to raise and give donations to Feeding America, a hunger-relief organization that serves healthy food to roughly 40 million children, seniors, and families in need annually through food banks across the U.S.

Rhett will also volunteer at a local food bank before his performance at the AMAs.

Thomas Rhett, Thomas, Rhett, American
via iHeart

This isn’t the first time the hitmaker has assisted in fighting hunger — he previously worked with the Outnumber Hunger program to help generate meal donations across America.

The American Music Awards is an annual American music awards show and is considered as one of the three biggest music awards shows held annually. The 2019 American Music Awards, the world’s largest fan-voted awards show, will broadcast live from the Microsoft Theater in Los Angeles on Nov. 24 at 8 p.m. ET on ABC.

AMA via CTD

The nominations are based on key fan interactions, including album and digital song sales, radio airplay, streaming, social activity, and touring. The measurements are tracked by Billboard and its data partners, including Nielsen Music and Next Big Sound, reflecting the time period from Sept. 28, 2018, through Sept. 26, 2019.

The American Music Awards winners are voted entirely by fans. Voting is now open for all AMA categories.

Check out the country-centric nominations of the American Music Awards!

FAVORITE MALE ARTIST – COUNTRY

  • Kane Brown
  • Luke Combs
  • Thomas Rhett

FAVORITE FEMALE ARTIST – COUNTRY

  • Kelsea Ballerini
  • Maren Morris
  • Carrie Underwood

FAVORITE DUO or GROUP – COUNTRY

  • Dan + Shay
  • Florida Georgia Line
  • Old Dominion

FAVORITE ALBUM – COUNTRY

  • Kane Brown – Experiment
  • Dan + Shay – Dan + Shay
  • Carrie Underwood – Cry Pretty

FAVORITE SONG – COUNTRY

  • Luke Combs – “Beautiful Crazy”
  • Dan + Shay – “Speechless”
  • Blake Shelton – “God’s Country”

NEW ARTIST OF THE YEAR

  • Luke Combs
  • Billie Eilish
  • Lil Nas X
  • Lizzo
  • Ella Mai

COLLABORATION OF THE YEAR

  • Lady Gaga & Bradley Cooper – “Shallow”
  • Lil Nas X ft. Billy Ray Cyrus – “Old Town Road”
  • Marshmello & Bastille – “Happier”
  • Shawn Mendes & Camila Cabello – “Señorita”
  • Post Malone & Swae Lee – “Sunflower (Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse)”

FAVORITE MUSIC VIDEO

  • Billie Eilish – “bad guy”
  • Ariana Grande – “7 rings”
  • Halsey – “Without Me”
  • Lil Nas X ft. Billy Ray Cyrus – “Old Town Road”
  • Taylor Swift – “You Need to Calm Down”

FAVORITE SONG – POP/ROCK

  • Halsey -“Without Me”
  • Jonas Brothers – “Sucker”
  • Lil Nas X ft. Billy Ray Cyrus – “Old Town Road”
  • Panic! At The Disco – “High Hopes”
  • Post Malone & Swae Lee – “Sunflower (Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse)”

FAVORITE SONG – RAP/HIP-HOP

  • Lil Nas X ft. Billy Ray Cyrus -“Old Town Road”
  • Post Malone – “Wow.”
  • Travis Scott – “SICKO MODE”

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