Los Angeles, CA (Top40 Charts/ dick clark productions)
dick clark productions has announced that Rihanna
will receive the "AMA Icon Award" and perform on 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. As previously announced, Luke Bryan, Miley Cyrus, Florida Georgia Line, Lady Gaga, Ke$ha, Imagine Dragons, Kendrick Lamar, Jennifer Lopez, Macklemore
& Ryan Lewis, One Direction, Katy Perry, Justin Timberlake, TLC and this year's host, Pitbull
will all perform on this year's AMAs.
The "2013 American Music
Awards" is produced by dick clark productions. Allen Shapiro and Michael Mahan are Executive Producers and Larry Klein is Producer.
Klein stated, "The first-ever Icon Award was created to honor an artist whose body of work has made a profound influence over pop music on a global level. Rihanna's iconic and innovative sound has enabled her to become one of the most influential and best-selling artists of all time."
has taken the music, entertainment and fashion industry by storm. As an accomplished performer, she has sold 50 million albums and 180 million digital tracks worldwide making her the top-selling digital artist of all time. She's put out 7 albums in 7 years, achieved 12 number-one singles and won 6 Grammy Awards. With over 4 billion views and 16 Vevo certified videos she is the most viewed artist on Vevo/YouTube and the biggest artist on Facebook with over 80 million friends. In addition, she's successfully launched four fragrances, two capsule collections with Armani, as well as four River Island collections and is currently the spokesperson for Viva Glam.
Preceding the ABC broadcast for the 5th consecutive year will be the "Coca-Cola Red Carpet
LIVE! @ The 2013 AMAs" pre-show hosted by Lance Bass, Jordin Sparks, Zendaya, Jenna Ushkowitz, Rosie Pierri, Colbie Caillat, Ted Stryker, Jonathan Cheban, Aimee Song, Bonnie McKee
and Jake Owen, who is this year's Dodge Brand
correspondent. This year's pre-show performers will include Kurt Hugo Schneider, Jabbawockeez, Jesse
McCartney, Fifth Harmony
and Aloe Blacc. 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.
The "American Music
Awards" are voted on by the fans. For the seventh year in a row, winners will be determined by online voting. Fans can vote at the Coca-Cola AMA voting site AMAvote.com. In addition, for the first time in AMAs History, fans will also be able to vote for their favorite artists via Twitter.
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
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.
The "2013 American Music
Awards" partners include Cumulus, Time Warner Cable, Yahoo and Music
For up to date information about the AMAs, performers, presenters, and AMA history visit TheAMAs.com or dickclark.com. Join the conversation at #AMAs.
A limited number of tickets are available at www.axs.com.