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dick clark productions has announced that Jennifer Lopez, Katy Perry, and TLC will all perform on the "2013 American Music Awards," which will broadcast live from the NOKIA Theatre L.A. LIVE on SUNDAY, NOVEMBER 24th (8:00-11:00 p.m. ET/PT) on ABC. Jennifer Lopez will perform a tribute to music legend Celia Cruz, Katy Perry will open this year's show with the second single "Unconditionally," from her new album PRISM, and TLC will perform marking their AMA return with a special unannounced guest. All join previously announced performers Luke Bryan, Miley Cyrus, Florida Georgia Line, Lady Gaga, Ke$ha, Imagine Dragons, Kendrick Lamar, Macklemore & Ryan Lewis, One Direction, Justin Timberlake and this year's host, Pitbull.
The "2013 American Music Awards" is produced by dick clark productions. Allen Shapiro and Michael Mahan are Executive Producers and Larry Klein is Producer.
Preceding the ABC broadcast for the 5th consecutive year will be the "Coca-Cola Red Carpet LIVE! @ The 2013 AMAs" pre-show hosted by Lance Bass, Jordin Sparks, Zendaya, Jenna Ushkowitz, Rosie Pierri, Colbie Caillat, Ted Stryker, Jonathan Cheban, Aimee Song, Bonnie McKee and Jake Owen, who is this year's Dodge Brand correspondent. This year's pre-show performers will include Kurt Hugo Schneider, Jabbawockeez, Jesse McCartney, Fifth Harmony and Aloe Blacc. Live coverage will stream online for fans worldwide starting at 5:00 p.m. ET / 2:00 p.m. PT on November 24th 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 AMAs History, fans will also be able to vote for their favorite artists via Twitter.
Actress, entertainer, music artist, film and TV producer, fashion designer, entrepreneur and humanitarian, Jennifer Lopez is one of the most successful and celebrated celebrities in entertainment. Since Lopez burst onto the music scene in 1999 with her first album "On the 6,"she has been a major force, selling over 75 million albums worldwide. With an unmatched global appeal, Lopez has racked up more than $1.4 billion in worldwide box office receipts (Box Office Mojo). She is an award-winning TV personality through participation on "American Idol," the #1 Most Watched U.S. television series of 2010 - 2012. The Jennifer Lopez brand has achieved historic and record-breaking proportions and her fragrances have become the most successful celebrity line in the world.
Katy Perry cemented her status as a best-selling superstar with the global success of her second studio album, Teenage Dream, which debuted at #1 in 8 countries and spent over two years on Billboard's Top 200 album sales chart. She became the only female artist to have 5 #1 singles from one album on the Billboard Hot 100 chart ("California Gurls," "Teenage Dream," "Firework," "E.T." and "Last Friday Night"). The special edition, Teenage Dream: The Complete Confection, added "Part of Me" and "Wide Awake" to Katy's list of nine Top 40 chart-toppers (dating back to her multi-platinum debut album, 2008's One of the Boys, which generated four hit singles: "I Kissed A Girl," "Hot N Cold," "Thinking of You" and "Waking Up In Vegas"). "Roar," the first single from PRISM, became Katy's 10th #1 Top 40 track after debuting at #1 on iTunes in 68 countries with 557,024 downloads in its first week of release in the US alone, the biggest digital song sales week of 2013. Katy's 3rd album PRISM, released Oct. 22, debuted at #1 on Billboard with the biggest sales week of her career.
TLC is the best-selling girl group of all time having sold 65 million records worldwide. They are the only female hip hop group to earn a diamond certified album for their seminal Crazy Sexy Cool LP. They captured the world's attention with their sassy attitude, sophisticated R&B feel and socially conscious lyrical style. From their inception, this multi award winning group unleashed a cool blend of hook-laden pop, hip-hop and R&B music topped off by flamboyant wardrobes and vibrant, attention-grabbing energy. The trio is largely considered to be one of the most musically innovative and important female groups in music history.