Kendrick Lamar, More Announced as Performers For Upcoming American Music Awards

Hip Hop sensation Kendrick Lamar, along with Luke Bryan, Lady Gaga, and Macklemore & Ryan Lewis has been announced as performers at the upcoming 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. They will join previously announced performers Miley Cyrus, Florida Georgia Line, Imagine Dragons and One Direction. Additional acts and presenters will be announced in the coming weeks.

Leading the way with six (6) nominations this year are Macklemore & Ryan Lewis, who garnered an exponential amount of success from their single "Thrift Shop." Justin Timberlake and Taylor Swift follow close behind with five (5) nods each while Rihanna and Robin Thicke collect four (4). In addition, Bruno Mars logged three nods.

Winners are chosen by public vote conducted online via Visit for more details.

The “2013 American Music Awards” is produced by Dick Clark productions. Allen Shapiro is Executive Producer, and Larry Klein is Producer.

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