LOS ANGELES, Oct. 21 /PRNewswire/ -- dick clark productions (dcp) president, Orly Adelson, announced that Christina Aguilera will perform at the 2010 "American Music Awards®." Christina's performance will feature a live number from her upcoming film Burlesque, which will be released by Screen Gems, a division of Sony Pictures, on November 24th. She will join other previously announced acts including Bon Jovi, P!nk and Usher. Additional performers and presenters will be announced in the coming weeks. 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. Tickets are now on sale (please visit www.ticketmaster.com or call 1-877-AEG-TICKETS).
AMA producer Larry Klein stated, "Christina is known for her powerful and engaging performances. We are looking forward to her Burlesque number which will showcase moments from one of the most anticipated films of the season."
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.
dick clark productions will also air 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.
Multi-platinum, 5 time Grammy award winning artist Christina Aguilera is one of the most successful recording artists of the decade. She has sold over 46 million albums worldwide and is the only artist under 30 to be named by Rolling Stone as one of the 100 greatest artists of all time.
The soundtrack to Burlesque will be released on November 22nd on RCA Records and features numerous original songs co-written and performed by Christina as well as production by Tricky Stewart and Linda Perry and songwriting by Claude Kelly, Tricky Stewart and Sia. Burlesque also includes remakes / covers of classic songs such as Etta James' "Something's Got A Hold On Me" and "Tough Lover" and Mae West's "A Guy What Takes His Time".
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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