If you happen to be driving around downtown Los Angeles on Nov. 23 expect major traffic delays—the American Music Awards will be taking over the town. dick clark productions announced today Oct. 27, that Fergie, Lorde and One Direction will be among the growing list of superstars set to perform at the event that will take place at Nokia Live!.
- Fergie will be making her worldwide television debut performing her first single, since 2006, “L.A. LOVE (la la),” from her upcoming album.
- Lorde will be performing for the first time at the 2014 American Music Awards.
- One Direction will perform a song off of their highly anticipated album, FOUR. In just four short years, the band has achieved a staggering 94 number one tracks and over 46 million records sold. Also scheduled to appear at the world’s biggest fan-voted award show are previously announced 5 Seconds of Summer, Charli XCX, Mary J. Blige, Sam Smith and the evening’s host, Pitbull. The 2014 American Music Awards will broadcast live from the NOKIA Theatre L.A. LIVE on SUNDAY, NOVEMBER 23rd (8 p.m.-11 p.m. ET/PT) on ABC includes the lead single “Steal My Girl.”
The 2014 American Music Award nominations were announced earlier this month, revealing that Iggy Azalea is up for six awards–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.
Artists will be honored at the event for contributions to 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 www.AMAvote.com.
Fans and paparazzi will be storming the area prior to the award when ABC stages “Coca-Cola Red Carpet LIVE! @ The 2014 AMAs” pre-show strong at 5 p.m. The 2014 American Music Awards® is produced by dick clark productions. Allen Shapiro and Mike Mahan are Executive Producers. Larry Klein, Barry Adelman and Mark Bracco are Producers. 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.
Cheat Tweet sheets: Performing at @TheAMAs: @Fergie, @onedirection, & @lordemusic. LIVE 11/23 on @ABC. bit.ly/AMAsPerformers #AMAs