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American Music Awards Get Cardi B to Host the Show This Year

Cardi B arrives at a photo call for "Hustlers" on Aug. 25, 2019, in Beverly Hills, Calif . The rapper turns 29 on Oct. 11. (Photo by Jordan Strauss/Invision/AP, File)
Cardi B arrives at a photo call for "Hustlers" on Aug. 25, 2019, in Beverly Hills, Calif . The rapper turns 29 on Oct. 11. (Photo by Jordan Strauss/Invision/AP, File)

Los Angeles (AP) -- Cardi B has won five American Music Awards and performed on the telecast during her career so far. Next step: hosting the show.

The rapper behind such hits as “Bodak Yellow” and “Money” has been tapped to host the fan-voted awards show airing from Los Angeles on ABC on Nov. 21.