Multiplatinum, award-winning singer/songwriter Ciara will host the 2019 American Music Awards.Ciara is a GRAMMY® Award-winning singer/songwriter, producer, model and actress. Over her 15-year career, her music catalogue has surpassed over 2 billion streams, selling over 23 million records and 22 million singles worldwide, including chart-topping hits "Goodies," "Ride," "Oh," "1, 2 Step," "Body Party" and "I Bet."
Most recently, Ciara released her seventh studio album, Beauty Marks, which spawned platinum-selling hit "Level Up," and is the first release from her newly formed label, Beauty Marks Entertainment (BME). In an effort to reclaim creative control over her artistry, Ciara formally launched BME as a boundless platform for her music, media, film, fashion, philanthropy, technology and entrepreneurial pursuits. Since launching BME, Ciara has formed Why Not You Productions and West2East Management alongside husband Russell Wilson.
Ciara is a devoted wife and mother of two as well as a philanthropist who sits on the board of her and her husband's Why Not You Foundation, and is dedicated to improving the lives of children and empowering women across the globe.