The Show Will Broadcast Live SUNDAY, NOVEMBER 23 (8:00-11:00 p.m., ET/PT) on ABC
Dick Clark productions and ABC announced today that international superstar Jennifer Lopez and top-nominated artist Iggy Azalea will perform ?Booty? for the first time together on television on the 2014 American Music Awards. They join a line-up of must-see artists including 5 Seconds of Summer, Mary J. Blige, Garth Brooks, Charli XCX, Fergie, Selena Gomez, Ariana Grande, Imagine Dragons, Jessie J, Lil Wayne, Lorde, Magic!, Nicki Minaj, One Direction, Sam Smith, and the evening’s host, Pitbull.? Additional stars slated to present throughout the evening include Uzo Aduba, Jhene Aiko, Elizabeth Banks, Aloe Blacc, Lauren Cohan, Gavin DeGraw, Ansel Elgort, Jamie Foxx, Becky G, Brantley Gilbert, Danai Gurira, Lucy Hale, Ella Henderson, Julianne Hough, Kendall Jenner, Kylie Jenner, Kira Kazantsev, Heidi Klum, Mary Lambert, Rose McGowan, Danica McKellar, Pat Monahan, Olivia Munn, Kevin O’Leary, Pentatonix, Tracee Ellis Ross, Taylor Schilling and Meghan Trainor. The 2014 American Music Awards will broadcast live from the NOKIA Theatre L.A. LIVE on SUNDAY, NOVEMBER 23 (8:00-11:00 p.m., ET/PT) on ABC.?Additional performers and presenters will be announced soon.
Jennifer Lopez is an award-winning singer, actress, fashion designer, entertainer and icon who has established herself in both music and film.?She is a successful recording and touring artist with record sales in excess of $75 million and a cumulative box office gross of over $2 billion.?Lopez is one of the most influential female artists in history.?As an artist, fashion icon, entrepreneur, and a philanthropist, Jennifer Lopez has been named Forbes magazine?s most powerful celebrity and People Magazine?s first Most Beautiful Woman in the world.?Jennifer Lopez is a global icon and the ultimate triple threat.
The 2014 American Music Award nominations were announced last month, revealing six nominations for Iggy Azalea–the most of any artist. Other top contenders include John Legend, Katy Perry and Pharrell Williams, who each earned five nominations, and Lorde who earned four.
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. For a full list of nominees visit .
American Music Awards nominees are based on key fan interactions as reflected in Billboard Magazine and on , including album and digital singles sales, radio airplay, streaming and social activity.?These measurements are tracked by Billboard and its data partners, including Nielsen Entertainment and Next Big Sound.
The American Music Awards is voted on by the fans. Winners will be determined through online and Twitter voting. Voting began on October 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, , 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 on November 1 and will remain open throughout the first hour of the ABC live broadcast on November 23, with the winner being announced in the final hour. Fans can vote via and Twitter.
Preceding the ABC broadcast for the 6th?consecutive year will be the ?Coca-Cola Red Carpet LIVE! @ The 2014 AMAs??pre-show. The show will be hosted by Lance Bass, Chelsea Briggs, Kandi Burruss, Gavin DeGraw, Franke Grande, Taryn Manning, Jordin Sparks, Morgan Stewart and Ted Stryker, and will feature performances by this year?s hottest emerging artists including Becky G, Ella Henderson, Katy Tiz, Mary Lambert and R5.?Live coverage will stream online for fans worldwide starting?at 5:00 p.m. ET?/?2:00 p.m.?PT?on November 23.? The live stream can be watched at?ABC.com, TheAMAs.com and yahoo.com.
Once the show starts, the full digital experience kicks into high gear on ABC.com and the WATCH ABC app for smartphones and tablets.?Sponsored by Kohl?s?, the ?AMAs Backstage Live? on WATCH ABC is designed to be the ultimate complement to the live telecast.? Beginning at 8:00 PM ET, WATCH ABC viewers nationwide can choose between four different live feeds that deliver insider viewpoints into all the action happening on the show and backstage: Kohl?s Director?s Cut, Backstage and the Press Room.?Verified pay TV viewers in New York, Los Angeles, San Francisco, Chicago, Houston, Fresno, Raleigh-Durham and Philadelphia can also access a live stream of the full awards show as part of WATCH ABC?s regular service. Once aired, the full show will be available on demand via WATCH ABC for 14 days.
The 2014 American Music Awards partners include Cumulus, Music Choice, Shazam, Time Warner Cable and Yahoo.
The 2014 American Music Awards is produced by dick clark productions. Allen Shapiro and Mike Mahan are Executive Producers, Barry Adelman and Mark Bracco are Co-Executive Producers, and Larry Klein is producer.
For the latest American Music Awards news, exclusive content and more, be sure to follow the AMAs on social and join the conversation by using the official hashtag for the show, #AMAs.