Taylor Swift to Open the American Music Awards With Performance of ‘I Did Something Bad’

Taylor Swift will open the American Music Awards on Oct. 9, ABC and dick clark productions announced Tuesday.

The singer will sing “I Did Something Bad” off her latest album “reputation,” and the performance will mark the first time Swift has performed at an awards show in almost three years.

The 19-time AMA winner is nominated four times this year, including for Artist of the Year.

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.@taylorswift13 will OPEN the #AMAs with her first awards show performance in almost 3 YEARS…

…and she’s performing “I Did Something Bad.” ONE WEEK at 8/7c on ABC. #TaylorSwiftAMAs pic.twitter.com/qi4Dq9V7RT

— American Music Awards (@AMAs) October 2, 2018

Previously announced performers at the Tracy Ellis Ross-hosted show include Benny Blanco with Halsey and Khalid, Cardi B featuring Bad Bunny and J Balvin, Mariah Carey, Ciara featuring Missy Elliott, Dua Lipa, Panic! At the Disco, Post Malone featuring Ty Dolla $ign, Carrie Underwood and a moving tribute to the Queen of Soul, Aretha Franklin.

Swifties are excited to see a fan favorite performance from her “reputation” tour performed live. See some reaction below.

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I DONT IVE EVER BEEN MORE EXCITED FOR AN AWARD SHOW PERFORMANCE @taylorswift13 @taylornation13 #TaylorSwiftAMAs pic.twitter.com/ywcWrZTOF4

— chynna “awww you’re so cute” (@chynnaluvtaylor) October 2, 2018

Taylor’s preparing to give us an amazing award show performance so we should vote for her every day until then@taylorswift13 for Favorite Female Artist Pop/Rock at the #AMAs

— Rachel ???? (@13swift1989) October 2, 2018

she’s gonna sing “if a man talks shit then i owe him nothing” on national television #TaylorSwiftAMAs pic.twitter.com/29Qyb8leYH

— liz khalifa ???? (capricorn) (@AstoundingSwift) October 2, 2018

“Hey do you have plans next Tuesday?”
“Taylor Swift is opening the AMAs with what is sure to be the most iconic performance of any award show in the history of time, so yes I HAVE PLANS” #TaylorSwiftAMAs

— Brandon “LOOK AT YOUUUUU!” (@brando_swift) October 2, 2018

The AMAs will broadcast live from the Microsoft Theater in Los Angeles on Oct. 9 at 8 p.m. on ABC. 

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Taylor Swift will open the American Music Awards on Oct. 9, ABC and dick clark productions announced Tuesday.

The singer will sing “I Did Something Bad” off her latest album “reputation,” and the performance will mark the first time Swift has performed at an awards show in almost three years.

The 19-time AMA winner is nominated four times this year, including for Artist of the Year.

Previously announced performers at the Tracy Ellis Ross-hosted show include Benny Blanco with Halsey and Khalid, Cardi B featuring Bad Bunny and J Balvin, Mariah Carey, Ciara featuring Missy Elliott, Dua Lipa, Panic! At the Disco, Post Malone featuring Ty Dolla $ign, Carrie Underwood and a moving tribute to the Queen of Soul, Aretha Franklin.

Swifties are excited to see a fan favorite performance from her “reputation” tour performed live. See some reaction below.

The AMAs will broadcast live from the Microsoft Theater in Los Angeles on Oct. 9 at 8 p.m. on ABC. 

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