Taylor Swift, 2 Chainz and more were announced to present for the “2013 American Music Awards,” which will broadcast live from the NOKIA Theatre L.A. LIVE on SUNDAY, NOVEMBER 24th (8:00-11:00 p.m. ET/PT) on ABC. The other presenters included a mixed roster of actors, musicians, athletes and reality stars, including: Akon, Jaimie Alexander, Marc Anthony, Kristen Bell, Michael Bolton, Ciara, Chris Daughtry, Fall Out Boy, Nathan Fillion, Daisy Fuentes, Juan Pablo Galavis, Dave Grohl, Jennifer Hudson, Joan Jett, Heidi Klum, Lady Antebellum, Bill Maher, Andrew McCutchen, Maia Mitchell, Kelly Osbourne, Hayden Panettiere, Jeremy Renner, Nicole Richie, Naya Rivera, Emma Roberts, Zoe Saldana, Sarah Silverman, Alicia Silverstone, Taylor Swift, and The Ceremonies as well as Shark Tank cast members – Daymond John, Mark Cuban, Kevin O’Leary, Robert Herjave – in addition to some surprise appearances.
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 for the first year-ever, “Single of the Year. Voting has closed for all categories except Best New Artist presented by Kohl’s which ends at 9:00 pm ET during the show on November 24th. Fans can continue to vote for this category at AMAvote.com or via Twitter.
Live coverage will stream online for fans worldwide starting at 5:00 p.m. ET / 2:00 p.m. PT on November 24th and for the first time will be available on Yahoo.com, this year’s official digital distributor of the American Music Awards Experience. The stream can also be watched at TheAMAs.com, ABC.com, Time Warner Cable’s Facebook page, and the websites within the Cumulus Radio Network, the AMAs official radio partner.
Fans can keep up with all-things American Music Awards related through “AMAs On Demand.” “AMAs On Demand” is available now with breaking news, artist spotlights, fashion retrospectives, interviews, and viewer generated content. Follow the AMAs on Twitter @theamas and on Facebook at Facebook.com/AMAs, as well as Instagram, tumblr and Vine. “AMAs On Demand” is updated every Thursday at TheAMAs.com.
In collaboration with Twitter, Twitter Mirrors will be placed in select backstage areas. The “selfie stations” will provide a candid look into the backstage scene. Also, this year, the AMAs and Twitter will debut the first-ever VINE 360 FASHION BOOTH placed right in the middle of the red carpet.
Fashion buffs around the world will have a front row seat to an unparalleled close look at celebrity red carpet fashion – on REAL TIME.
Viewers will also get a second-screen experience jam-packed with “snack-able” videos, photos, GIFs, memes, “Insta-Fashion Pops,” “Thank You Cam” shout outs, and much more across every major social platform.