Janet Jackson to Kick-Off the AMAs

Janet Jackson will open the American Music Awards this month

She opened the MTV Video Music Awards in September, and Janet Jackson will also open the American Music Awards this month.

Dick Clark Productions has announced the superstar will perform a "special medley" at the Nov. 22 awards show.

See Janet Jackson's look throughout the years

"We're thrilled about having Janet Jackson open this year's show," said American Music Awards producer Larry Klein. "She is an incredibly dynamic performer and I think the audience will be excited to see what she has in store."

See photos from last year's AMA show

This is Jackson's fourth time performing on the AMAs. She will release her new album "Number Ones" on Nov. 17.

Jackson, 43, joins a line-up of performers including Whitney Houston, Rihanna, Green Day, Shakira, Lil Wayne, Mary J. Blige, Keith Urban, Lady Gaga, Eminem, Jay-Z, Alicia Keys, Jennifer Lopez, Black Eyed Peas, Kelly Clarkson, Carrie Underwood, Daughtry and Adam Lambert.

2009 AMA Nominees

Favorite Male Pop/Rock Artist

Eminem (pictured), Michael Jackson and T.I.

Favorite Female Pop/Rock Artist

Beyonce (pictured), Lady Gaga and Taylor Swift

Favorite Pop/Rock Band, Duo or Group

Black Eyed Peas (pictured), Kings of Leon and Nickelback

Favorite Pop/Rock Album

Lady Gaga (pictured) / Fame, Michael Jackson / Number Ones and Taylor Swift / Fearless

Favorite Male Country Artist

Jason Aldean (pictured), Darius Rucker and Keith Urban

Favorite Female Country Artist

Reba McEntire, Taylor Swift (pictured) and Carrie Underwood

Favorite Male Rap/Hip-Hip Artist

Eminem, Jay-Z (pictured) and T. I.

Favorite Rap/Hip-Hop Album

Eminem / Relapse, Jay-Z / Blueprint 3 and T.I. (pictured)/ Paper Trail

Favorite Male Soul/R&B Artist

Jamie Foxx (pictured), Michael Jackson and Maxwell

Favorite Female Soul/R&B Artist

Beyonce, Keyshia Cole and Keri Hilson (pictured)

Favorite Soul/R&B Band, Duo or Group

Black Eyed Peas, Day26 (pictured) and Mary Mary

Favorite Soul/R&B Album

Beyonce / I Am... Sasha Fierce, Black Eyed Peas / The E.N.D. and Michael Jackson (pictured) / Number Ones

Favorite Soundtrack

Hannah Montana: The Movie, Hannah Montana 3 and Twilight Soundtrack

Favorite Alternative Rock Artist

Green Day (pictured), Kings of Leon and Shinedown

Favorite Adult Contemporary Artist

Daughtry, Jason Mraz (pictured) and Taylor Swift

Favorite Latin Artist

Aventura (pictured), Luis Fonsi and Wisin Y Yandel

Favorite Contemporary Inspirational Artist

Jeremy Camp (pictured), Brandon Heath and Mary Mary

Artist of the Year

Kings of Leon (alternative)(pictured), Taylor Swift (country), Lady Gaga (pop/rock), Eminem (rap/hip hop) and Michael Jackson (soul/R&B)