ABC and Dick Clark Productions has just announced TODAY that actress, Tracee Ellis Ross will be hosting the 2017 American Music Awards, an annual celebration of music’s greatest artists. The internet just cannot contain the excitement of the news!

Like mother, like daughter, Diana Ross hosted the awards in 1986 and 1987 at the Microsoft Theater in Los Angeles after recieving the award for American Music Award for Lifetime Achievement!

The 2017 AMA nominations were also announced LIVE this morning, you can find a complete list of each category here!

“I am thrilled to host this special night which honors some of
the greatest musical talents in our industry.”

“And I’m especially thrilled to host this year when my mother is
receiving the American Music Award for Lifetime Achievement.”

-Tracee Ellis Ross

Be sure to tune into the 2017 American Music Awards which will broadcast LIVE! from the Microsoft Theater in Los Angeles this SUNDAY, November 19th at 8:00pm EST on ABC.

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