Rock Duo Twenty One Pilots to Perform at the ‘2018 American Music Awards’

Dick clark productions and ABC today announced that American Music Award-winning rock duo Twenty One Pilots will return to the AMAs stage to deliver a YouTube Music Moment at the “2018 American Music Awards.” The band will treat fans to their alternative/indie track “Jumpsuit,” which peaked at No. 1 on Billboard’s Alternative Songs chart and is the fastest-rising song to reach No. 1 on the Alternative Songs chart since 2009 and garnered the top spot on the Rock Airplay chart. “Jumpsuit” is the first single from the band’s highly anticipated fifth studio album, “TRENCH,” out today.

Twenty One Pilots joins previously announced performers benny blanco with Halsey and Khalid, Camila Cabello, Cardi B featuring Bad Bunny and J Balvin, Mariah Carey, Ciara featuring Missy Elliott, Dua Lipa, Jennifer Lopez, Post Malone featuring Ty Dolla $ign, Shawn Mendes with Zedd, Panic! At the Disco, Taylor Swift, and Carrie Underwood, as well as a special tribute to the Queen of Soul, Aretha Franklin. Hosted by Tracee Ellis Ross, the “2018 American Music Awards,” the world’s largest fan-voted awards show, will broadcast live from the Microsoft Theater in Los Angeles on Tuesday, Oct. 9 at 8:00 p.m. EDT, on ABC.