American Music Awards

Nov. 20 - 5:00 PM / Door Time: Doors: 3:00pm / Microsoft Theater

Ticket Prices

$650, $575, $425, $325, $300, $195, $135

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MICROSOFT THEATER PARKING & TRAFFIC INFORMATION FOR SUNDAY, NOVEMBER 20TH

Please be advised that on Sunday, November 20th, there will be multiple events occurring in downtown Los Angeles at STAPLES Center, Microsoft Theater, L.A. LIVE and the Los Angeles Convention Center which include the following:

Sunday, November 20

  • LA Auto Show at LA Convention Center from 9:00 a.m. – 9:00 p.m.
  • American Music Awards Red Carpet at Microsoft Theater at 3:00 p.m.
  • American Music Awards Show at Microsoft Theater at 5:00 p.m.
  • LA Lakers vs. Chicago Bulls at STAPLES Center at 6:30 p.m.

Street Closures Include

  • Chick Hearn Court will be closed from Figueroa Street to Georgia Street
  • Georgia Street will be closed from the West Access Road to Chick Hearn Court
  • For a map click here

Please note that heavy traffic is expected in the area between 9:00 a.m. and 11:00 p.m. due to the multiple events taking place in and around the area. Normal routes may not be available until the streets begin to reopen, so please allow additional time when heading to downtown Los Angeles. 

All L.A. LIVE Restaurants will be open normal operating. We ask that you please allow yourself additional time when planning a trip to STAPLES Center for your event.

Featuring Bruno Mars, Green Day, Twenty One Pilots, Lady Gaga, James Bay, Fifth Harmony, The Chainsmokers, Halsey, John Legend, Shawn Mendes, Ariana Grande, DJ Khaled, Nicki Minaj, August Alsina, Future, Rick Ross, The Weeknd, Maroon 5, Kendrick Lamar, Niall Horan, Sting And MORE!

Hosted by Gigi Hadid and Jay Pharoah

Composer, singer, actor, author, and activist Sting will be honored with “The American Music Award of Merit” at the “2016 American Music Awards.”  The iconic musician will take to the stage to perform a medley of songs, including the raucous first single, "I Can't Stop Thinking About You" off his new rock/pop album, 57th & 9th, as well as some of his greatest hits.  This will be Sting’s American Music Awards performance debut. He joins previously announced show opener Bruno Mars.

Bruno Mars will open the “2016 American Music Awards,” the world’s biggest fan-voted award show.  This marks Bruno Mars’ first performance on the American Music Awards stage.  In 2011, he took home the trophy for Favorite Pop/Rock Male Artist, and has been nominated seven times throughout his career.

The nominations for the “2016 American Music Awards” were announced earlier this month, revealing that Drake leads with 13 nominations, while Rihanna received seven and Adele and Justin Bieber received five nominations each.  Beyoncé and The Chainsmokers each received four nominations.  Additionally, Bryson Tiller, Twenty One Pilots, Carrie Underwood, Fetty Wap and The Weeknd earned three nominations each.

*Performers subject to change

2016 American Music Awards VIP packages

VIP Packages are available by calling the AEG sales office at (877) 234-8425 or emailing [email protected] while supplies last.

Ultimate VIP Package - $2,950 per person

  • One Orchestra Ticket - First 12 Rows, 3 Middle Sections (Seat locations are TBD)
  • One Official After-Party Ticket
  • Access to Walk the Red Carpet
  • Access to Party on the Carpet
  • One Party on Carpet VIP Credential
  • One Official AMA Program Guide

Red carpet walk will be available between 2:00pm – 3:00pm PST.  Security will clear the red carpet at 3:00pm. Guests who arrive after 3:00pm will not be allowed to walk the red carpet. Party on the Carpet access will begin at 2:45pm. Party on the Carpet Guests will not have access to the red carpet after 3:00pm. Guests will need to stay on the party platform until they enter the venue.

Red Carpet VIP Package - $1,750 per person

  • One Orchestra Ticket – Best Available                                                                                                   
  • One Official After-Party Ticket
  • Access to Walk the Red Carpet
  • One Red Carpet VIP Credential
  • One Official AMA Program Guide

Red carpet walk will only be available between 2:00pm – 3:00pm PST.  Security will clear the red carpet at 3:00pm. Guests who arrive after 3:00pm will not be allowed to walk the red carpet.

Red Carpet Viewing VIP Package - $1,500 per person

  • One Orchestra Ticket                                                                                   
  • One Official After-Party Ticket
  • Access to Red Carpet Viewing Area
  • One Red Carpet Viewing VIP Credential
  • One Official AMA Program Guide

 Guests need to arrive by 2:30pm to access Red Carpet viewing area. Red carpet viewing is a standing only area. No seats are provided. Guests in red carpet viewing area do not have access to walk the red carpet.

Orchestra VIP Package - $1,000 per person

  • One Orchestra Ticket                                                                                   
  • Access to Red Carpet Viewing Area
  • One Red Carpet Viewing VIP Credential
  • One Official AMA Program Guide

 Guests need to arrive by 2:30pm to access Red Carpet viewing area. Red carpet viewing is a standing only area. No seats are provided. Guests in red carpet viewing area do not have access to walk the red carpet.

All VIP Packages are WILL CALL OR FEDEX OVERNIGHT 3-4 DAYS PRIOR TO SHOW  *Will Call Time and Location are TBD

VIP Packages are available by calling the AEG sales office at (877) 234-8425 or emailing [email protected] while supplies last.

Stay the Night

Stay the Night at L.A. LIVE with a special hotel package that includes overnight accommodations at JW Marriott Los Angeles, L.A. LIVE, breakfast for two at Ford’s Filling Station, and complimentary valet parking.

*Based upon availability. Blackout dates may apply.

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VIP Box

VIP Box is available for this event. Click here for more information or to purchase VIP Loge B, Loge F and Mezz F (includes 13 tickets).