dick clark productions (dcp) president, Orly Adelson, announced that Kid Rock, Miley Cyrus, Taylor Swift and Carlos Santana w/ Gavin Rossdale will all perform at the 2010 “American Music Awards.” They join previously announced acts including the Backstreet Boys & New Kids On The Block, Rihanna, Diddy-Dirty Money, Ne-Yo, Justin Bieber, Katy Perry, Ke$ha, Christina Aguilera, Bon Jovi, P!nk and Usher. There will be additional announcements including this year’s presenters. The show will broadcast live from the NOKIA Theatre L.A. LIVE on SUNDAY, NOVEMBER 21st (8:00-11:00 p.m. ET/PT) on ABC.
AMA producer, Larry Klein stated, “The AMAs has always been about the best music of the year and our lineup truly reflects the talented artists that have made 2010 so special.”
dick clark productions will also stream a live red carpet digital pre-show, “Coca-Cola Red Carpet Live! @ the 2010 AMAs,” on November 21st at 2:00 PM (PT) / 5:00 PM (ET). The pre-show, featuring hosts Danny Gokey, Jennette McCurdy, Lance Bass, Whitney Port and the returning Coca-Cola Correspondent David Lehre, will be available on ABC.com, and USTREAM.TV.
For the fourth year, winners will be determined by online voting at the official Coca-Cola voting location www.amavote.com as well as ama.abc.com. Artists will be honored in the categories of Pop/Rock, Country, Rap/Hip-Hop, Soul/R&B, Alternative, Adult Contemporary, Latin, Soundtracks and Contemporary Inspirational. Fans can go to the official homepage of the 2010 “American Music Awards,” ama.abc.com, to find performer and presenter announcements, artist information, and more.
Fans can still vote via T-Mobile text-messaging and on abc.com for the T-Mobile Breakthrough Artist Award leading up to and during the live show! The final nominees are Justin Bieber, Lady Antebellum, Travie McCoy and Mike Posner. Go to ama.abc.com for more voting details. Message & data rates may apply to text a vote.
(Source: dick clark productions, inc.)