Taraji P. Henson to Host the 2020 American Music Awards Taraji P. Henson has been announced as the host of this year’s American Music Awards. The show is the largest fan voted show of its kind. It will be held on November 22nd in Los Angeles. Never forget Taraji is no stranger to music. She won an Oscar for Best Original Song for the song, Hard Out Here For A Pimp with Three Six Mafia. The song was featured in the movie, Hustle and Flow. How do you thin Taraji will do as host?