Chlöe and Silk Sonic Join Star-Studded 2021 American Music Awards Performance Line-Up

Cardi B will host this year's AMA Awards at the Microsoft Theater in Los Angeles on Sunday

Chloe Bailey, Bruno Mars, Anderson Paak
Chlöe, Bruno Mars, and Anderson .Paak. Photo: John Shearer/Getty; Kevin Mazur/Getty; Andrew Lipovsky/NBCU Photo Bank/NBCUniversal via Getty

Gear up for a night of groove and sass because Silk Sonic and Chlöe are performing at the American Music Awards!

Silk Sonic's Bruno Mars and Anderson .Paak will make their performance debut at the AMAs by opening the award show in Los Angeles on Sunday.

Meanwhile, Chlöe (from Chloe x Halle) will also make her performance debut at the award show with her hit debut single as a soloist "Have Mercy," from the Xfinity stage.

The singer-songwriter, 23, showcased her electric performance skills when she made her first-ever solo performance at the MTV Video Music Awards earlier this year.

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Silk Sonic is up for three awards including music video and R&B song, for their hit "Leave the Door Open" from their recent debut album An Evening with Silk Sonic, along with pop duo.

The stars join a list of previously announced performers at the award show, hosted by rapper Cardi B, which includes Olivia Rodrigo, Bad Bunny with Tainy and Julieta Venegas, Carrie Underwood and Jason Aldean, Kane Brown, New Edition with New Kids on the Block, Diplo, Måneskin, Mickey Guyton, Tyler, the Creator, Walker Hayes and Zoe Wees.

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BTS and Coldplay will come together for a performance of their chart-topping hit "My Universe," which is featured on the British band's most recent album Music of the Spheres.

In addition to their performance with Coldplay, BTS is also slated to perform "Butter" at the AMAs, which celebrates the top achievements in music as determined by fans, with Megan Thee Stallion.

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Rodrigo leads the pack with seven nominations, and The Weeknd follows with six. Bad Bunny, Doja Cat and Giveon each have five nods.

The AMAs will air live from the Microsoft Theater in Los Angeles on Sunday at 8 p.m. ET/ 5 p.m. PT on ABC, and will stream the next day on Hulu.

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