Bieber, One Direction, Swift set for American Music Awards

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Though Justin Bieber isn't up for the top award at Sunday's American Music Awards, he still could end up celebrating.

The singer's comeback album, "Purpose," is likely to debut at No. 1 on the Billboard 200 albums chart - though it's in a close race with One Direction's "Made In the A.M." Both albums were released Nov. 13, and Billboard will announce the news Sunday.

Bieber is also performing a medley of his hits at the awards show airing from the Microsoft Theater in Los Angeles.

The show, hosted by Jennifer Lopez, will feature other A-listers, too: Carrie Underwood, Coldplay, Ariana Grande, Selena Gomez, Gwen Stefani and Luke Bryan will perform.

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Canadian pop megastar Justin Bieber (C) plays basketball with a young survivor of Super Typhoon Haiyan in Palo, Leyte province on December 10, 2013. Pop megastar Justin Bieber sang to and played basketball with young survivors of the Philippines' deadliest typhoon on December 10 after he flew into the disaster zone to boost an international relief effort. AFP PHOTO (Photo credit should read STR/AFP/Getty Images)
LOS ANGELES, CA - JULY 27: The winner of Champ of Charity singer Justin Bieber (L) and singer Cody Simpson onstage at the 2014 Young Hollywood Awards brought to you by Samsung Galaxy at The Wiltern on July 27, 2014 in Los Angeles, California. The Young Hollywood Awards will air on Monday, July 28 8/7c on The CW. (Photo by Frederick M. Brown/Getty Images for Variety)
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LOS ANGELES, CA - AUGUST 23: Justin Bieber attends a VMA Pre-Party hosted by Chris Brown & Pia Mia featuring Bera on August 23, 2014 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Araya Diaz/Getty Images)
NEW YORK, NY - JAN 17: General view of a Justin Bieber for Calvin Klein Billboard located on Houston Street on January 17, 2015 in New York City. (Photo by Tomas/IMAGES/Getty Images)
LAS VEGAS, NV - MARCH 15: Singer Justin Bieber arrives at Omnia Nightclub at Caesars Palace to celebrate his birthday on the nightclub's opening weekend on March 15, 2015 in Las Vegas, Nevada. (Photo by Gabe Ginsberg/Getty Images)
CANNES, FRANCE - NOVEMBER 07: Singer Justin Bieber attends the 17th NRJ Music Awards ceremony at Palais des Festivals on November 7, 2015 in Cannes, France. (Photo by Marc Piasecki/WireImage)
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One Direction, who will also hit the stage, is nominated for artist of the year, pitting the group against Grande, Bryan, Nicki Minaj and Taylor Swift.

Swift has had the most successful year of the bunch, thanks to her top-selling album "1989" and hits like "Bad Blood" and "Black Space." She is the leading AMAs nominee with six.

Her nominations include song and collaboration of the year for "Bad Blood" with Kendrick Lamar, favorite female artist - pop/rock, favorite album - pop/rock for "1989" and favorite artist - adult contemporary.

Behind Swift with five nominations are Sheeran and the Weeknd, who had a breakout year with the No. 1 hits "The Hills" and "Can't Feel My Face." The latter is competing for song of the year against Sheeran's "Thinking Out Loud," Swift's "Bad Blood," ''See You Again" by Wiz Khalifa and Charlie Puth, and Mark Ronson and Bruno Mars' "Uptown Funk!"

The Weeknd will also hit the stage, and the night will take an emotional turn when Celine Dion honors the victims of the recent attacks in Paris when she sings Edith Piaf's "Hymne à L'Amour" in French.

Other performers Sunday include 5 Seconds of Summer, Nick Jonas, Demi Lovato, Macklemore & Ryan Lewis, Walk the Moon, Meghan Trainor and Puth.

Trainor, Sam Smith, Nicki Minaj, Sam Hunt and Walk the Moon are nominated for three awards apiece.

The fan-voted show will air live (8 p.m. EST) on ABC.

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