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Justin Timberlake will perform at the American Music Awards for the first time as a solo artist.
Currently on The 20/20 Experience – TheCompleteExperience World Tour, the actor-singer will take a break from his trek to take the Nokia Theatre stage in L.A. Live for the Sunday, Nov. 24 ceremony, broadcast from 8-11 p.m. ET/PT on ABC.
He 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 Pitbull, who also hosts. Additional performers will be announced in coming weeks.
Timberlake, who will perform at Staples Center on Tuesday, Nov. 26 and Anaheim’s Honda Center on Wednesday, Nov. 27 during the first leg of his world tour, also stars in the upcoming Coen brothers film, Inside Llewyn Davis, in limited release Dec. 6.
Winners are determined by fan votes at AMAvote.com. Fans can also vote on Twitter for the first time.
The American Music Awards is produced by dick clark productions. Allen Shapiro and Michael Mahan are executive producers and Larry Klein is producer.
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