Hot on the heels of the Channel O Music Video Awards on Channel O comes news that the entertainment channel is to broadcast the American Music Awards live on Monday, 21 November at 03:00 with a repeat on Vuzu later that evening at 20:30.
The awards ceremony will be hosted by fellow nominees Nicki Minaj and rapper Pitbull.
Justin Bieber, Katy Perry, Kelly Clarkson, Mary J. Blige, Christina Aguilera, Pitbull and Maroon 5 will all be taking to the stage at the Nokia Theatre in LA. They will be joined by LMFAO, Chris Brown and Marc Anthony in creating a brilliant night’s entertainment – and the presence of Anthony’s soon-to-be-ex-wife Jennifer Lopez only adding to the star-wattage at this year’s event.
The leading nominee at this year’s awards is Adele, who is up for Favorite rock/pop female artist, Adult Contemporary Artist, Album with her “21″ and Artist of the Year.
Katy Perry is one of several artists up for three American Music Awards – in the running for Artist of the Year, Pop or Rock music: Favorite female Artist and Adult Contemporary Music: Favorite Artist. Other multi-nominees are Lady Gaga, Taylor Swift, and Rihanna.
In the rap/hip hop categories, Lil Wayne, Nicki Minaj and Kanye West earned nods for Favorite Artist while “Watch The Throne” by West and Jay-Z, “The Carter IV” by Lil Wayne, and “Pink Friday” from Nicki Minaj were nominated for Favorite album.
Tune in to Channel O at 03:00am on Monday, 21 November to see this entertainment spectacle first-hand. The American Music Awards will then repeat later that evening on Vuzu at 20:30.