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Taylor Swift to perform at 2014 American Music Awards

by jmaloni


Tue, Nov 4th 2014 07:55 pm

Swift will take to the stage for the world premiere performance of "Blank Space"

ABC and dick clark productions announced seven-time Grammy winner Taylor Swift will take to the stage at the American Music Awards for the world premiere performance of her new single "Blank Space." She joins a star-studded lineup of previously announced performers at the world's biggest fan-voted award show, including 5 Seconds of Summer, Iggy Azalea, Mary J. Blige, Charli XCX, Fergie, Lorde, One Direction, Sam Smith and the evening's host, Pitbull. 

The 2014 American Music Awards will broadcast live from the Nokia Theatre L.A. Live Sunday, Nov. 23 (8 p.m. ET/PT), on ABC. Additional performers and presenters will be announced soon.

The 2014 American Music Award nominations were announced last month. As always at the American Music Awards, artists will be honored in the genres of pop/rock, country, rap/hip-hop, soul/R&B, alternative rock, adult contemporary, Latin, contemporary inspirational, electronic dance music, as well as categories for top soundtrack, New Artist of the Year Presented by Kohl's, Artist of the Year and Single of the Year.

American Music Awards nominees are based on key fan interactions as reflected in Billboard Magazine and on Billboard.com, including album and digital singles sales, radio airplay, streaming and social activity. Billboard and its data partners, including Nielsen Entertainment and Next Big Sound, track these measurements.

The American Music Awards is voted on by the fans. Winners will be determined through online and Twitter voting. Voting began Oct. 13 for all categories, except New Artist of the Year Presented by Kohl's. Fans can vote once per day at the Coca-Cola AMA voting site, AMAvote.com, as well as once per day via Twitter by including the nominee's name, category name and #AMAs within a tweet.

Voting for New Artist of the Year Presented by Kohl's opened Nov. 1 and will remain open throughout the first hour of the ABC live broadcast Nov. 23, with the winner being announced in the final hour. Fans can vote via AMAVote.com and Twitter.

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