American Music Awards: Niall Horan to Perform New Single "This Town"

The Hollywood Reporter

Niall Horan has joined the list of performers for this year's American Music Awards.

He's set to sing his debut solo single, "This Town," marking his first solo performance at the awards show. He previously hit the AMA stage with his One Direction bandmates in 2013 and the subsequent two years. As part of One Direction, Horan is a 10-time AMA nominee and seven-time winner.

He joins previously announced performers including Maroon 5 and Kendrick Lamar, James Bay, Fifth Harmony, Lady Gaga, Green Day, John Legend, Bruno Mars, Shawn Mendes, Twenty One Pilots, The Weeknd, special duets from The Chainsmokers and Halsey, and Ariana Grande and Nicki Minaj, and the American Music Award of Merit honoree and performer Sting.

Gigi Hadid and Jay Pharoah are set to co-host the fan-voted awards show, which will broadcast live from the Microsoft Theater in Los Angeles at 8 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 20, on ABC.

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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.

The 2016 American Music Awards show is executive produced by Allen Shapiro and Mike Mahan, with Larry Klein, Barry Adelman and Mark Bracco serving as producers.