Pitbull To Host American Music Awards

Pitbull will host the 2014 American Music Awards.

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"Power 96.1 Jingle Ball," Philips Arena, Atlanta, Ga.

The platinum-selling rapper will also perform at the Nov. 23 event at Nokia Theatre L.A. Live, to air live on ABC, dick clark productions announced Monday.

Later that week, Pitbull will perform during the halftime show on Thanksgiving Day when the Dallas Cowboys play the Philadelphia Eagles. The Nov. 27 game will take place at the AT&T Stadium in Arlington, Texas, and will air on Fox.

Iggy Azalea is the leading nominee at the AMAs with six. John Legend, Katy Perry and Pharrell Williams have five nominations each. Lorde is up for four honors at the fan-voted show.

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Pier 97, New York City

Those acts are all nominated for artist of the year, competing with Beyoncé, Luke Bryan, Eminem, Imagine Dragons and One Direction.