AMAs 2012: 50 Cent, Hayden Panettiere, Phillip Phillips Among Presenters Announced
The 40th anniversary event will be broadcast live from Los Angeles' Nokia Theatre on Sunday, Nov. 18.
This Sunday's American Music Awards will feature a slew pf big name presenters from the worlds of music, film and television including Nashville star Hayden Panettiere, Ne-Yo, Ryan Seacrest, Will.I.Am, 50 Cent, Backstreet Boys, Brandy, Cyndi Lauper, Elisha Cuthbert, Eric Stonestreet, Ginnifer Goodwin, Heidi Klum, Jenny McCarthy, Paula Abdul and American Idol winner Phillip Phillips, Dick Clark Productions announced on Thursday.
The fan-voted music show is celebrating its 40th anniversary this year, honoring favorite artists in pop/rock, country, rap/hip-hop, soul/R&B, alternative, adult contemporary, Latin, contemporary inspirational and the brand new EDM category (electronic dance music).
Performers include Usher, No Doubt, Justin Bieber, Ke$ha, Pink, Taylor Swift, Nicki Minaj, Christina Aguilera, Carrie Underwood, Pitbull, Linkin Park and Psy, among others.
The event kicks off with a live stream pre-show at 5:00 p.m. EST hosted by Sean Kingston, Tristan Wilds, Eden Sher, Kimberly Cole, Lance Bass, Brad Goreski, and Nokia correspondent Andy Grammer. The pre-show is available for streaming via ABC.com, AMAs365.com, Cokemusic.com, Livestream, Ustream, POPSUGAR.com, YouTube, and through AP Live Entertainment.
The American Music Awards will be broadcast live from the Nokia Theatre on Sunday, Nov. 18 (8:00-11:00 p.m. ET/PT) on ABC.
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