Tracee Ellis Ross Returns to Host the 2018 American Music Awards

She’s baaaack!

LOS ANGELES, CA - NOVEMBER 19: Tracee Ellis Ross attends the 2017 American Music Awards at Microsoft Theater on November 19, 2017 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Neilson Barnard/Getty Images)

Tracee Ellis Ross has been named the official host of the 2018 American Music Awards

The Golden Globe® Award winner and Emmy® nominee will once again take over the duties as host and executive producer for the world’s largest fan-voted awards show that’s filled with non-stop musical magic and unforgettable moments. Known for her love of music, impeccable comedic timing and bold sense of style, she’s the perfect fit for the AMAs!

“So nice, I’m doing it twice: I’m hosting the again! Airing LIVE Tuesday, October 9th on !” she shared on Twitter this morning.

Ross is no stranger to the AMAs. Aside from hosting the show last year, the black-ish star paid special tribute to mom Diana Ross, who received the Lifetime Achievement Award.

As for this year’s show, nominations for the 2018 American Music Awards will be announced LIVE by Kane Brown, Ella Mai, Normani and Bebe Rexha on Wednesday, September 12 from YouTube Space LA in Los Angeles. The show will air LIVE from the Microsoft Theater in Los Angeles on Tuesday, October 9th @ 8PM ET/PT on ABC.

We can’t wait to see what’s about to happen at this year’s AMAs! Keep your eyes glued to our socials for all AMAs related news.

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Juliet Schroder

Written by Juliet Schroder

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