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Tracee Ellis Ross has been selected as the host of the upcoming 2017 American Music Awards. It will be the first time the black-ish star will be hosting the awards show.

Her mother Diana Ross is being honored at the event and will be receiving the Lifetime Achievement Award for making “truly exceptional contributions to the music industry.” Diana who is a seven-time AMA winner and who previously hosted the awards show in 1986 and 1987, is also expected to perform.

The American Music Awards airs live from the Microsoft Theater in Los Angeles November 19th on ABC.

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