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Usher, Nicki Minaj will perform at the 40th Anniversary American Music Awards


LOS ANGELES, Calif.–Ke$ha, No Doubt and Usher will perform at the 40th Anniversary American Music Awards, Dick Clark Productions announced today.

They’ll join previously announced performers Carrie Underwood, P!nk, Pitbull, Taylor Swift, Nicki Minaj, Linkin Park and Christina Aguilera on the show, which will be broadcast live from the Nokia Theatre at L.A. LIVE on Sunday, Nov. 18 and aired on ABC.

For the sixth year, winners will be determined by online voting. Fans can vote at the Coca-Cola AMA voting website,, as well as 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 time, Electronic Dance Music.

Tickets are on sale at, or by calling 1-877-234-8425.