THE ROLLING STONES TO GIVE SPECIAL LIVE PERFORMANCE ON THE "2005 AMERICAN MUSIC AWARDS," NOVEMBER 22 ON ABC
The Rolling Stones will be seen performing on the "2005 American Music Awards," airing live on TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 22 (8:00-11:00 p.m., ET), on the ABC Television Network. The band will appear live from the Delta Center in Salt Lake City, Utah, where they will be in concert that evening as part of their "A Bigger Bang" world tour.
On the special, the Stones join a lineup of performers which already includes Mariah Carey, Kenny Chesney and Rob Thomas. Additional performers will be announced at a later date.
The Rolling Stones -- "The World's Greatest Rock 'n' Roll Band" -- are currently touring the U.S. as part of their sold out tour which is presented by Ameriquest. Two of their previous tours hold the record for the most attended North American tours of all time. On the "2005 American Music Awards" they will perform a song from their new critically acclaimed Virgin Records CD, "A Bigger Bang."
"The American Music Awards" honor the past year's elite in contemporary music as voted by record buyers. On the 33rd annual TV special, which will be hosted by Cedric "The Entertainer," awards will be presented to top artists in Pop/Rock, Country, Soul/Rhythm & Blues, Rap/Hip-Hop, Latin Music, Contemporary Inspirational, Adult Contemporary and Alternative Music.
The live special, which emanates from the Shrine Auditorium in Los Angeles, is a presentation of dick clark productions, inc., with Allen Shapiro serving as executive producer. Larry Klein produces the telecast and Jeff Margolis directs. Executive in charge is Fran La Maina.
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