Ciara shows off knockout legs for AMAs shoot ahead of hosting gig... as it is revealed Taylor Swift and Selena Gomez will sit together during show

She will serve as host for the American Music Awards on Sunday.

And to promote the event, Ciara posed up a storm during a sizzling red carpet rollout photo-shoot at the Microsoft Theater in Los Angeles this Thursday.

The 34-year-old bombshell wore a navy leather mini-dress that showed off her shapely legs as she shot a supermodel stare at the cameras.

Glowing: Ciara posed up a storm during a sizzling preliminary red carpet photo-shoot at the Microsoft Theater in Los Angeles this Thursday

Glowing: Ciara posed up a storm during a sizzling preliminary red carpet photo-shoot at the Microsoft Theater in Los Angeles this Thursday

Her outfit featured a bit of sheen as well as a massive bow at the waist, plus a cape that dangled down one side to the floor.

She accentuated her screen siren features with makeup and wore her luxurious hair down, balancing on sky-high black Sophia Webster stilettos.

The wife of football player Russell Wilson appeared at the American Music Awards last year to perform her songs Level Up and Dose with Missy Elliott.

She and Ludacris co-hosted the 2016 Billboard Music Awards, the last time she filled this position for an awards ceremony.

Smoldering: The 34-year-old bombshell wore a navy leather mini-dress that showed off her shapely legs as she shot a supermodel stare at the cameras

Smoldering: The 34-year-old bombshell wore a navy leather mini-dress that showed off her shapely legs as she shot a supermodel stare at the cameras

Details: Her outfit featured a bit of sheen as well as a massive bow at the waist, plus a cape that dangled down one side to the floor

Details: Her outfit featured a bit of sheen as well as a massive bow at the waist, plus a cape that dangled down one side to the floor

Star stature: She accentuated her screen siren features with makeup and wore her luxurious hair down, balancing on sky-high black stilettos
So Vogue of her: Here the star put one hand on her hip

Star stature: She accentuated her screen siren features with makeup and wore her luxurious hair down, balancing on sky-high black Sophia Webster stilettos

A star-studded array of artists will play this Sunday's American Music Awards including Selena Gomez, Billie Eilish and Lizzo.

Taylor Swift will be getting the Artist Of The Decade gong as well as performing, while Shania Twain will sing a greatest hits medley, Billboard reports.

Photos have emerged of the planned seating arrangement for the awards show, with names and pictures of celebrities stuck to their assigned chairs.

Place to be: A star-studded array of artists will play this Sunday's American Music Awards including Selena Gomez, Billie Eilish and Lizzo

Place to be: A star-studded array of artists will play this Sunday's American Music Awards including Selena Gomez, Billie Eilish and Lizzo

What a lineup: Taylor Swift will be getting the Artist Of The Decade gong as well as performing, while Shania Twain will sing a greatest hits medley, Billboard reports

What a lineup: Taylor Swift will be getting the Artist Of The Decade gong as well as performing, while Shania Twain will sing a greatest hits medley, Billboard reports

So many stars: Photos have emerged of the planned seating arrangement for the awards show, with names and pictures of celebrities stuck to their assigned chairs

So many stars: Photos have emerged of the planned seating arrangement for the awards show, with names and pictures of celebrities stuck to their assigned chairs

Lil Nas X is just two seats away from Billy Ray Cyrus, with whom he released a chart-busting remix of his song Old Town Road.

Two seats away from Lil Nas X on the other side is Shania - the unmarked seats on either side of the young star are presumably for Shania and Billy Ray's spouses.

Taylor, who is currently dating The Favourite dreamboat Joe Alwyn, is two seats away from her old pal Selena Gomez who was famously in her 'squad.'

While Taylor is two seats to Selena's left, Dua Lipa is two seats to Selena's right and has unreserved chairs on either side of her. 

Together again: Lil Nas X is just two seats away from Billy Ray Cyrus, with whom he released a chart-busting remix of his song Old Town Road

Together again: Lil Nas X is just two seats away from Billy Ray Cyrus, with whom he released a chart-busting remix of his song Old Town Road

There they are: Two seats away from Lil Nas X on the other side is Shania Twain - the unmarked seats on either side of the young star are presumably for Shania and Billy Ray's spouses

There they are: Two seats away from Lil Nas X on the other side is Shania Twain - the unmarked seats on either side of the young star are presumably for Shania and Billy Ray's spouses

There they are: While Taylor is two seats to Selena's left, Dua Lipa is two seats to Selena's right and has unreserved chairs on either side of her

There they are: While Taylor is two seats to Selena's left, Dua Lipa is two seats to Selena's right and has unreserved chairs on either side of her

Celebrity couple Camila Cabello and Shawn Mendes, who collaborated on the hit song Senorita, are naturally seated together.

Meanwhile, Billie will be beside her older brother and co-writer Finneas O'Connell, whose surname was mistakenly written as 'Eilish' on his seat reservation.

Schitt's Creek creator Dan Levy will be settling down to watch the show next to Pose star and Tony-winning stage veteran Billy Porter.

Right in front of them will be Halsey, who is nominated for three gongs Sunday - best pop/rock song and best video for Without Me, plus artist of the year. 

Side by side: Celebrity couple Camila Cabello and Shawn Mendes, who collaborated on the hit song Senorita, are naturally seated together

Side by side: Celebrity couple Camila Cabello and Shawn Mendes, who collaborated on the hit song Senorita, are naturally seated together

Meanwhile: Billie will be beside her older brother and co-writer Finneas O'Connell, whose surname was mistakenly written as 'Eilish' on his seat reservation

Meanwhile: Billie will be beside her older brother and co-writer Finneas O'Connell, whose surname was mistakenly written as 'Eilish' on his seat reservation

Oh, what a night: Schitt's Creek creator Dan Levy will be settling down to watch the show next to Pose star and Tony-winning stage veteran Billy Porter

Oh, what a night: Schitt's Creek creator Dan Levy will be settling down to watch the show next to Pose star and Tony-winning stage veteran Billy Porter

Right in front of them will be Halsey, who is nominated for three gongs Sunday - best pop/rock song and best video for Without Me, plus artist of the year

Right in front of them will be Halsey, who is nominated for three gongs Sunday - best pop/rock song and best video for Without Me, plus artist of the year

Dynamic duo: Kesha and Big Freedia's performing gigs at the American Music Awards went public the same time as Ciara's hostess booking, via multiple publications

Dynamic duo: Kesha and Big Freedia's performing gigs at the American Music Awards went public the same time as Ciara's hostess booking, via multiple publications

Ciara shows off knockout legs in dazzling blue mini for AMAs red carpet photo shoot

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