THE 40TH ANNIVERSARY AMERICAN MUSIC AWARDS® Pops with Justin Bieber and Carly
Rae Jepsen, This Sunday Nov. 18 on CTV
- Star-studded line-up of the music industry's top artists and performances
celebrate 40 years of AMA history and memorable moments -
- Performers include Justin Bieber, Carly Rae Jepsen, Nicki Minaj, Christina
Aguilera, Usher, Taylor Swift, Ke$ha, No Doubt, Carrie Underwood, P!nk,
Pitbull, and Linkin Park.
- ETALK covers the red carpet and takes viewers backstage with this year's
winners and performers -
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TORONTO, Nov. 13, 2012 /CNW/ - It's time to celebrate music at its finest as
CTV brings viewers THE 40(TH) ANNIVERSARY AMERICAN MUSIC AWARDS(®).
Broadcasting live from the Nokia Theatre in L.A. this Sunday, Nov. 18 at 8
p.m. ET/PT on CTV, the host-free event highlights music's biggest artists
performing on one stage. For the fifth year in a row, winners will be
determined solely by online voting that has already been completed.
THE 40(TH) ANNIVERSARY AMERICAN MUSIC AWARDS(®) is part of CTV's extensive
roster of the most-watched awards broadcasts in Canada, delivering the biggest
names in film, television and music. In addition to THE 64(th) PRIMETIME
EMMY(®) AWARDS last month, in 2013, CTV is set to broadcast THE 70(th) GOLDEN
GLOBE AWARDS(®), THE 85(th) ACADEMY AWARDS(®), THE 2013 JUNO AWARDS, and
THE 2013 BILLBOARD MUSIC AWARDS.
**Media Note** Photography for THE 40(TH) ANNIVERSARY AMERICAN MUSIC
AWARDS(®) is available online at BellMediaPR.ca
Just announced as performers at this year's awards are global super-star
Justin Bieber, Kelly Clarkson, Carly Rae Jepsen, PSY, The Wanted, and Swizz
Beatz featuring Chris Brown and Ludacris. Also taking the stage with
performances at this year's event are AMERICAN IDOL judge and Favourite Female
Artist nominee, Nicki Minaj, Ke$ha, No Doubt, Usher, Carrie Underwood, P!nk,
Pitbull, Taylor Swift, Linkin Park, and THE VOICE's Christina Aguilera.
As previously announced, Nicki Minaj and Rihanna both leadTHE 40(TH)
ANNIVERSARY AMERICAN MUSIC AWARDS(®) with four nominations individually,
while Drake and Justin Bieber join Maroon 5, One Direction, and Usher with
three nominations each and Carrie Underwood, Chris Brown, fun., Gotye, J.Cole,
Katy Perry, Kelly Clarkson, Luke Bryan, and Pitbull all collected two
nominations each. This year's 2012 Artist of the Year nominees are Justin
Bieber, Drake, Maroon 5, Katy Perry, and Rihanna. This year also marks the
creation of the new Electronic Dance Music Category. Nominees include David
Guetta, Calvin Harris, and Skrillex.
ETALK's Hollywood Correspondent Jessi Cruickshank is on the red carpet and
backstage with all the winners and performers. Cruickshank delivers ETALK's
exclusive coverage of all of the red carpet action and backstage reactions to
viewers on Monday, Nov. 19 at 7 p.m. ET/PT on CTV (visit CTV.ca to confirm
local broadcast times).
Online, visit CTV.ca/LiveChat to chat live with @CTV_Television, @etalkCTV and
the face of MuchMore Music @mattawells throughout the broadcast.
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.
Archived footage and photography are available upon request.
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
CTV is Canada's largest private broadcaster. Featuring a wide range of quality
news, sports, information, and entertainment programming, CTV is Canada's
most-watched television network. CTV is a division of Bell Media, Canada's
premier multimedia company with leading assets in television, radio and
digital. Bell Media is owned by BCE Inc. (TSX, NYSE: BCE), Canada's largest
communications company. More information about CTV can be found on the
network's website at ctv.ca.
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