TOP SELLING AMERICAN IDOLS OF ALL TIME TO PERFORM AT "2009 AMERICAN MUSIC AWARDS," NOVEMBER 22 ON ABC
Kelly Clarkson, Carrie Underwood and Daughtry Join Adam Lambert on the Performance Roster
dick clark productions President Orly Adelson announced that Kelly Clarkson, Carrie Underwood and Daughtry will each perform at the "2009 American Music Awards." They will join another American Idol standout, Adam Lambert, as well as previously announced acts Jay-Z, Alicia Keys, Jennifer Lopez and The Black Eyed Peas. Additional performers and presenters will be announced in the coming weeks. The show will be broadcast live from the NOKIA Theatre L.A. LIVE on SUNDAY, NOVEMBER 22 (8:00-11:00 p.m. ET/PT) on ABC. This year's AMA tickets and VIP ticket packages are now on sale (please visit www.ticketmaster.com or call 1-877-AEG-TICKETS).
"American Idol continually produces great talent, and we are looking forward to hosting Kelly, Carrie, Daughtry and Adam. It's a great fit for the AMAs," said AMA producer Larry Klein.
For the first time ever, dcp will stream a live pre-show on the red carpet for the 2009 "American Music Awards" on November 22nd, 2009 at 3:00 PM (PT) / 6:00 PM (ET). The "Official AMA Pre-Show," presented by Coca-Cola, will feature hosts Julie Moran, Jenni Pulos, Jai Rodriguez and Taryn Southern, as well as the "Coke Correspondent" winner of the ongoing national competition to become a red carpet correspondent at the 2009 AMA's.
dcp associates Premiere Entertainment will provide production services on the multi-camera red carpet event and USTREAM will power the live stream to a series of dcp developed video "Fan Widgets" found at http://www.livepremieres.com/ama. The pre-show will be available on ABC.com, Ustream.TV, Facebook and partner sites including mycokerewards.com, mycoke.com and RyanSeacrest.com among others. Fans and stars will also be able to interact live with the pre-show hosts via Facebook and Twitter.
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 "Dick Clark's New Year's Rockin' Eve with Ryan Seacrest," the American Music Awards, the Golden Globe Awards and the Academy of Country Music Awards. 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 www.dickclarkproductions.com.
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. For the third year, AMA winners are determined by online voting at amavote.com. For press credential requests, please go to http://ama.dickclark.com (deadline to apply is November 1st).