Cardi B is ready to take on a new role as host of the 2021 American Music Awards. The five-time AMA winner and celebrated rapper is making her hosting debut at the AMAs at the Microsoft Theater in Los Angeles on Nov. 21.
Cardi B is the first female rapper to win Favorite Hip-Hop Song twice at the AMAs and performed "I Like It" with J Balvin and Bad Bunny in 2018.
"When I received the invite to host the AMAs, I was so excited," Cardi B said in a release. ``I'm ready to bring my personality to the AMAs stage! Thank you to Jesse Collins, ABC and MRC for making this happen."
Cardi B is the latest in a long list of well-known musicians and performers to host the AMAs. Previous hosts include Jennifer Lopez, Eddie Murphy, Jimmy Kimmel, Britney Spears, LL Cool J, Aretha Franklin and Diana Ross.
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"We are immensely excited to have the dynamic Cardi B bring her infectious energy to the American Music Awards as a first-time host," said executive producer Jesse Collins in a release. "She will excite the viewers, push the limits and deliver a show that will be remembered forever!"
The 2021 American Music Awards will be televised live on ABC at 8 p.m. on Nov. 21 and be available for streaming on Hulu on Nov. 22.