"I feel like I'm being set up," said Kerrion on a phone call with entertainment news talk show host Larry Reid.
The goal in curating the lineup was to "[break] through genre barriers that often separate us in Black culture."
Patti LaBelle, Too $hort, and Pastor Shirley Caesar are also set to release Tiny Desk concerts later this month.
But find out why the Christian crooner isn't rushing a contemporary holiday album, as well as what he thinks of his viral #OmarionChallenge and Plies comparisons.
The annual ceremony brought sweet soul to New York City's Apollo Theater on the music-dance program's 50th anniversary.
All hail the Queen of Christmas!
Her new holiday single, "Fall In Love At Christmas" featuring Khalid and Kirk Franklin will be released on Friday (Nov. 5).
Voting for all awards is now open globally via TikTok and fans can vote once per category per day by searching "AMAs" on the app.