Thomas Rhett to Perform at 2019 American Music Awards, Benefiting Feeding America
Thomas Rhett will represent country music as a 2019 American Music Awards performer, and he'll be using his time on stage to shine a spotlight an important cause.
The country superstar has teamed with Wells Fargo to raise awareness for its Holiday Food Bank, with donations going toward Feeding America, a hunger relief organization that serves healthy food to roughly 40 million children, seniors and families in need annually through food banks across the U.S.
Rhett will also volunteer at a local food bank before his performance at the AMAs.
This isn't the first time the hitmaking star has assisted in fighting hunger — he previously working with the Outnumber Hunger program to help generate meal donations across America.
Rhett is among several of his country music peers who scored nominations at the fan-voted American Music Awards show. He appears in the category of Favorite Male Artist Country alongside Luke Combs and Kane Brown. Carrie Underwood, Dan + Shay and Brown are vying for Favorite Album Country, while Underwood, Maren Morris and Kelsea Ballerini are up for Favorite Female Artist Country. Blake Shelton also scored a nod for Favorite Song Country, along with Combs and Dan + Shay, the latter of whom appear again in the category of Favorite Duo/Group Country with Florida Georgia Line and Old Dominion.
Lil Nas X and Billy Ray Cyrus' massive hit "Old Town Road" made its way into multiple categories, including Collaboration of the Year. Country-turned-pop superstar Taylor Swift also received multiple nominations and will be bestowed with Artist of the Decade.
The 2019 American Music Awards air live from the Microsoft Theater in Los Angeles on Nov. 24 at 8PM ET on ABC.
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