Justin Bieber
Singer Justin Bieber performs on stage in Telia Parken Stadium in Copenhagen, Denmark October 2,2016.Reuters

Here are some good news and bad news for Canadian singer Justin Bieber's fans. Bieber will return to the American Music Awards, but the singer will not be present at the event.

Bieber is set to perform at the American Music Awards, but he will be performing live from his Purpose tour in Zurich, Switzerland. His performance during the Purpose tour will be broadcast live at the Ama Awards 2016, making it his sixth performance at the award show.

Bieber, who performed live last year, will join the list of celebrities like Lady Gaga, Fifth Harmony, Green Day, The Weeknd, James Bay, John Legend, Bruno Mars, Shawn Mendes, Twenty One Pilots, The Chainsmokers and Halsey, Maroon 5 and Kendrick Lamar, Ariana Grande and Nicki Minaj, as well as Sting, who will set the stage on fire at the award show.

The Sorry singer is a 15-time Ama Award nominee and eight-time winner. This year, he has been nominated for the Video of the Year, Favorite Male Artist – Pop/Rock, Favorite Album – Pop/Rock, Favorite Song – Pop/Rock and Artist of the Year categories.

American Music Awards 2016, which is said to be the world's biggest fan-voted award show, will take place at the Microsoft Theater in Los Angeles on Sunday, November 20, at 8:00 pm ET. The event will be broadcast live on ABC on Sunday night.

Check out the complete list of nominees below:

Favourite Album, Pop/Rock

Adele (25)

Justin Bieber (Purpose)

Drake (Views)

Favourite Female Artist, Pop/Rock


Selena Gomez


Favourite Male Artist, Pop/Rock

Justin Bieber


The Weeknd

Favourite Artist, Adult Contemporary


Rachel Platten

Meghan Trainor

Favourite Duo or Group, Pop/Rock

The Chainsmokers


Twenty One Pilots

Artist of the Year



Justin Bieber


Selena Gomez

Ariana Grande


Twenty One Pilots

Carrie Underwood

The Weeknd

Favourite Female Artist, Soul/R&B


Janet Jackson


Collab of the Year

The Chainsmokers&Daya

Drake, Kyla &Wizkid

Fifth Harmony & Ty Dolla $ign

Rihanna & Drake

Meghan Trainor & John Legend

New Artist of the Year Un-leashed by T-Mobile

Alessia Cara

The Chainsmokers


Shawn Mendes

Zayn Malik

Video of the Year

Justin Bieber ("Sorry")

Desiigner ("Panda")

Rihanna & Drake ("Work")

Favourite Artist, Rap/Hip-Hop


Fetty Wap


Favourite Female Artist, Country

Kelsea Ballerini

Carrie Underwood


Favourite Album, Country

Luke Bryan

Chris Stapleton

Carrie Underwood

Favourite Song, Country

Florida Georgia Line

Tim McGraw

Thomas Rhett

Favourite Artist, EDM

The Chainsmokers

Calvin Harris

Major Lazer

Favourite Artist, Alternative Rock


Twenty One Pilots

X Ambassadors

Favourite Artist, Contemporary Inspirational

Lauren Daigle

Hillsong United

Chris Tomlin

Favourite Artist, Latin

Enrique Iglesias

Nicky Jam

J Balvin

Top Soundtrack

Prince (Purple Rain)

Star Wars: The Force Awakens

Suicide Squad

Favourite Duo or Group, Country

Florida Georgia Line

Old Dominion

Zac Brown Band

Favorite Song, Rap/Hip-Hop

Desiigner ("Panda")

Drake ("Hotline Bling")

Fetty Wap ("679")

Favourite Album, Soul/R&B

Beyoncé (Lemonade)

Rihanna (Anti)

Bryson Tiller (TRAPSOUL)

Favourite Song, Pop/Rock

Adele ("Hello")

Justin Bieber ("Love Yourself")

Drake feat. Wizkid& Kyla ("One Dance")

Tour of the Year



Bruce Springsteen and the E Street Band

Favourite Male Artist, Soul/R&B

Chris Brown

Bryson Tiller

The Weeknd