dick clark productions has announced global music sensation Pitbull will host the 2013 American Music Awards, which will broadcast live from the NOKIA Theatre L.A. LIVE Sunday, Nov. 24 (8 p.m.), on ABC. Serving as the show's first host since 2008, Pitbull will also perform his new hit single, "Timber," with Ke$ha.
They join previously announced performers Luke Bryan, Miley Cyrus, Florida Georgia Line, Lady Gaga, Imagine Dragons, Kendrick Lamar, Macklemore & Ryan Lewis, and One Direction. Additional acts and presenters will be announced in the coming weeks.
"I am truly honored to be hosting the 2013 American Music Awards," said Pitbull (Armando Christian Perez). "The night is only about one thing: fun! So buckle and get ready. Dále!"
"Pitbull is a multitalented, global superstar and the right man to take the reins of the night, which is going to be one great party," said American Music Awards long-time producer Larry Klein. "That's why he is called 'Mr. Worldwide.' He's the perfect choice to celebrate the universal language of music."