Talk show host Jimmy Kimmel is set to return as host of the American Music Awards this year, which is scheduled for November 18 on ABC.

The American Music Awards will be the first awards show or broadcast event to take place in the 7,100 seat Nokia Theatre L.A. Live, which is located across from Staples Center in downtown Los Angeles.

Nominees and the first wave of confirmed performers for the event will be revealed October 9.