FINAL ADDITIONS TO �2005 AMERICAN MUSIC AWARDS� TALENT
More Stars from the Worlds of Music, Hollywood and Sports Join the Lineup
The talent list for the �2005 American Music Awards� continues to grow. Newly added presenters for the special are Pamela Anderson, Michelle Branch, �Desperate Housewives�� James Denton, Kenneth �Babyface� Edmonds, Missy Elliott, Eve, �Grey�s Anatomy�s� Katherine Heigl, Jenny McCarthy, 3 Doors Down and tennis superstar Serena Williams, airing TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 22 (8:00-11:00 p.m., ET), on the ABC Television Network.
Also scheduled to appear on the show as presenters are cycling champion Lance Armstrong, Ashanti, Backstreet Boys, Blink 182�s Travis Barker, James Blunt, Brooks & Dunn, Chris Brown, Ryan Cabrera, Chingy, �Invasion�s� Eddie Cibrian, Jermaine Dupri, Carmen Electra, Ginuwine, Australian songstress Delta Goodrem, Paris Hilton, Frankie J, Nick Lachey, Mary Mary, Jesse McCartney, Dave Navarro, Sean Paul, �Entourage�s� Jeremy Piven, Nicole Richie, LeAnn Rimes, �Phantom of the Opera�s� Emmy Rossum, Kelly Rowland, �American Idol�s� Ryan Seacrest, Shakira, �Jake In Progress�� John Stamos, Sugarland, Brian Wilson, Gretchen Wilson and Lee Ann Womack.
Among those scheduled to perform on this year�s show are: the threesome of Bow Wow, Ciara & Omarion, Mariah Carey, Kenny Chesney, Sheryl Crow, Hilary Duff, Eurythmics, Cyndi Lauper & Sarah McLachlan, Lindsay Lohan, Tim McGraw, Pharrell with Gwen Stefani, Rascal Flatts, Santana featuring Los Lonely Boys, The Rolling Stones, Rob Thomas, Keith Urban, and The All-American Rejects. Hosted by Cedric �The Entertainer.�
The �American Music Awards� honor the past year�s elite in contemporary music as voted by record-buyers. 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.
A TV parental guideline will be assigned closer to airdate.