Nicki! Pitbull! Iggy! Everything You Need to Know About the 2014 American Music Awards


The American Music Awards are set for this Sunday and there are tons of big names set to attend, perform and present. Need to catch up? ETonline is breaking down everything you need to know about the awards ceremony.

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Nicki Minaj is set for a double performance, teaming up with Skylar Grey for their collaboration "Bed of Lies." The duo previously debuted the track at the MTV EMAs. Then, Nicki will join Jessie J and Ariana Grande for their mega-hit “Bang Bang.”

Don't worry Arianators: Ms. Grande is also on tap to perform a medley of her own hits.

Other performers will include 5 Seconds of Summer, Mary J. Blige, Charli XCX, Fergie, Selena Gomez, Imagine Dragons, Wyclef Jean, Lil Wayne, Lorde, Magic!, Christina Milian, Garth Brooks, One Direction and Taylor Swift, while Iggy Azalea and Jennifer Lopez are on-tap to give a bootylicious rendition of "Booty." But the PTC can rest easy – Iggy says they'll keep it clean.


Mr. Worldwide himself, Pitbull, will serve as the master of ceremonies.

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Azalea leads the pack of contenders with a whopping six nominations – more than any artist this year – including Artist of the Year and Single of the Year for "Fancy." But to bring home a trophy, she'll have to face off against some stiff competition. Other notable nominees include Katy Perry, Pharrell Williams, John Legend, Lorde, Beyonce, Eminem, Imagine Dragons, OneRepublic, Luke Bryan and One Direction.

ETonline will be covering all the action from the red carpet to the stage as it happens, so stick with us for the highlights. The AMAs air Sunday, Nov. 23, at 8 p.m. ET/PT on ABC.

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