Country music superstar Carrie Underwood has been announced as the newest addition to the performer line-up at this year’s American Music Awards. She joins fellow country crossover act Taylor Swift as the country performers on the evening. Other acts announced today were P!nk and Pitbull for the 40th Anniverary American Music Awards. It’s a fan-voted all-genre music event that will air live from L.A.’s Nokia Theatre on Sunday, November 18th at 8 pm EST on ABC. Additional acts and presenters will be announced as the date gets closer. Who do you hope gets added next?
For the sixth year in a row, the results will be decided by online voting. Fans can vote at the Coca-Cola AMA voting website, amavote.com, as well as AMA.abc.com. Artists will be honored in the categories of Pop/Rock, Country, Rap/Hip-Hop, Soul/R&B, Alternative, Adult Contemporary, Latin, Contemporary Inspirational and — for the first year ever — Electronic Dance Music. Fans can go to the official homepage of “The 40th Anniversary American Music Awards,” ama.abc.com, to find nominations, performer and presenter announcements, artist information and more.
For the fourth consecutive year, the live online pre-show “Coca-Cola Red Carpet LIVE! @ The 2012 AMAs” will stream live for fans worldwide starting at 5pm ET / 2pm PT and will be hosted by Lance Bass, Kimberly Cole, Brad Goreski, Sean Kingston, Eden Sher and Tristan Wilds, as well as the Nokia correspondent Andy Grammer. Viewers will be able to watch the live show on ABC.com, AMAs365.com, Cokemusic.com, Livestream, Ustream, YouTube, and through AP Live Entertainment. Livestream and Ustream-powered video players will be made available to media partners, as well as for the websites and Facebook Pages of participating talent.