Justin Timberlake to perform on 2013 American Music Awards for first time ever as a solo artistby jmaloni
dick clark productions has announced Grammy, Emmy and American Music Award-winner Justin Timberlake will perform on the 2013 American Music Awards for the first time-ever as a solo artist. Timberlake is the best-selling artist of the year and is currently on a tour supporting "The 20/20 Experience - The Complete Experience."
The American Music Awards will broadcast live from the NOKIA Theatre L.A. LIVE Sunday, Nov. 24 (8 p.m.) on ABC.
Timberlake joins previously announced performers Luke Bryan, Miley Cyrus, Florida Georgia Line, Lady Gaga, Ke$ha, Imagine Dragons, Kendrick Lamar, Macklemore & Ryan Lewis, One Direction and this year's host Pitbull. Additional acts and presenters will be announced in the coming weeks.
Preceding the ABC broadcast for the fifth consecutive year will be the "Coca-Cola Red Carpet LIVE! @ The 2013 AMAs" pre-show hosted by Lance Bass, Rosie Pierri, Jordin Sparks and Jenna Ushkowitz. This year's pre-show performers will include Kurt Hugo Schneider, Jabbawockeez, Jesse McCartney and Fifth Harmony. Live coverage will stream online for fans worldwide starting at 5 p.m. on Nov. 24, and for the first time will be available on Yahoo.com, this year's official digital distributor of the American Music Awards Experience. The stream can also be watched at TheAMAs.com, ABC.com, Time Warner Cable's Facebook page, and the websites within the Cumulus Radio Network, the AMAs official radio partner.
The American Music Awards are voted on by the fans. For the seventh year in a row, winners will be determined by online voting. Fans can vote at the Coca-Cola AMA voting site AMAvote.com. In addition, for the first time in AMA history, fans will also be able to vote for their favorite artists via Twitter.
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