LOS ANGELES, Nov. 18, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- dick clark productions (dcp) president, Orly Adelson, announced this year's "2011 American Music Awards®" presenters. The roster includes, Alanis Morissette, Benjamin Bratt, Cheryl Hines, Gavin DeGraw, Heidi Klum, Hot Chelle Rae, Jane Levy, Jennifer Hudson, Jenny McCarthy, Joe Jonas, John Legend, Josh Kelley, Julie Bowen, Katherine Heigl, Katie Leclerc, Lionel Richie, Matthew Morrison, Nickelback, Queen Latifah, Robin Thicke, Sarah Hyland, Selena Gomez, Sean Kingston, Taio Cruz, Taylor Swift, and Vanessa Marano, in addition to some surprise appearances.
"The 2011 American Music Awards" will be broadcast live from the NOKIA Theatre L.A. LIVE on SUNDAY, NOVEMBER 20th (8:00-11:00 pm ET/PT) on ABC. Tickets are now on sale (please visit www.ticketmaster.com or call 1-877-234-8425.)
This year, ABC will air a live pre-show "Countdown to The American Music Awards" hosted by Chris Harrison and Vanessa Lachey with reporting by Ryan Devlin starting at 7:00pm ET/PT. In addition, the online pre-show "Coca-Cola Red Carpet LIVE! @ the 2011 AMAs" hosted by Lance Bass, Michael Buckley, Estelle, Sarah Hyland, Mario, Audrina Patridge and Josh Sussman will stream live for fans worldwide starting at 2pm PT / 5pm ET at ABC.com, Livestream.com/AMAs and other partner sites. Social media monitoring platform Meltwater Buzz will track all online conversation surrounding the 2011 and 2012 "American Music Awards."
Artists will be honored in the categories of Pop/Rock, Country, Rap/Hip-Hop, Soul/R&B, Alternative, Adult Contemporary, Latin, and Contemporary Inspirational. Fans can go to the official homepage of the "2011 American Music Awards," AMA.abc.com, to find performer and presenter announcements, artist information, and more.
About dick clark productions, inc. –
Founded in 1957, dick clark productions, inc. (dcp) is a leading independent producer of television programming. dcp produces perennial hits such as the "American Music Awards," "Golden Globe Awards," "Academy of Country Music Awards," and "Dick Clark's New Year's Rockin' Eve with Ryan Seacrest." dcp also produces popular weekly television programming, including "So You Think You Can Dance," and owns and maintains one of the world's most unique and extensive entertainment libraries, which includes more than 30 years of "American Bandstand" footage. For additional information about dcp, please visit www.dickclarkproductions.com
About the American Music Awards –
In 1973 Dick Clark created the American Music Awards to pay tribute to popular musicians from various genres of music and to put audiences in touch with the latest phenomena in American music. Since its founding, the AMAs have honored and showcased the talents of some of the biggest names in the music industry. For press credential requests, please go to http://ama.dickclark.com.
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