Raja Kumari to be first Indian to host red carpet at American Music Awards


Indian-American rapper-singer/songwriter, Raja Kumari is announced as a host for “AMAs Red Carpet Live presented by Security Benefit,” the official pre-show for the “2019 American Music Awards”. She’s going to host the gig alongside Sofia Carson, AJ Gibson, Jaymes Vaughan, Lauren Jauregui and Nick Viall.

“Growing up in America, the AMAs were always an exciting night in the house. I would wait all year to see the artists in their beautiful dresses and their incredible performances. It always inspired me to reach for my dreams. Today, I’m the first Indian American to host the pre-show and I couldn’t be prouder. Representing my community while being a part of such an incredible night is an honor.” Raja Kumari said about the announcement.

Christina Aguilera, Post Malone, Ozzy Osbourne, Travis Scott and Green Day will take the stage at the “2019 American Music Awards”. Malone, joined by Osbourne and Scott will also perform their new single live on television for the first time. Green Day meanwhile, will celebrate 25 years since releasing their 1994 album. The additions to the line-up join previously announced performers the Jonas Brothers, Camila Cabello, Billie Eilish, Selena Gomez, Lizzo, Dua Lipa, Kesha, Shania Twain and Thomas Rhett. Also the Artist of the Decade recipient Taylor Swift is going to perform.

The “2019 American Music Awards”, hosted by Ciara, will air live from the Microsoft Theater in Los Angeles on Sunday, November 24.

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