CELINE DION WILL PERFORM "HYMNE À L'AMOUR"
IN FRENCH AT THE "2015 AMERICAN MUSIC AWARDS"
AS TRIBUTE TO THOSE AFFECTED BY
THE RECENT ATTACKS IN PARIS
ABC and dick clark productions announced today that Celine Dion will perform a special rendition of Edith Piaf's "Hymne à L'Amour" in French as tribute to those affected by the recent attacks in Paris at the "2015 American Music Awards."
"We felt it was important to show our solidarity in light of the recent events in Paris and all around world," said Larry Klein, producer of the "2015 American Music Awards." "Celine's performance will help us express our feelings through song when words do not suffice."
The "2015 American Music Awards" will broadcast live on SUNDAY, NOVEMBER 22 from 8:00 p.m. - 11:00 p.m., ET, on ABC.
About the American Music Awards
The American Music Awards, the world's biggest fan-voted award show, features performances from today's hottest artists and presents fan-voted awards in the categories of Pop/Rock, Alternative Rock, Country, Rap/Hip-Hop, Soul/R&B, Adult Contemporary, Contemporary Inspirational, Latin, EDM, Soundtrack, New Artist of the Year Presented by Kohl's, Song of The Year, Collaboration of the Year Un-leashed by T-Mobile and Artist of the Year. The American Music Awards pays tribute to today's most influential and iconic artists. The show is produced by dick clark productions and is seen in more than 160 countries around the world. For more information, visit www.theamas.com, www.dickclark.com or abc.go.com/shows/american-music-awards.
About dick clark productions
dick clark productions (dcp) is the world's largest producer and proprietor of televised live event entertainment programming with the "Academy of Country Music Awards," "American Country Countdown Awards," "American Music Awards," "Billboard Music Awards," "Dick Clark's New Year's Rockin' Eve with Ryan Seacrest," "Golden Globe Awards," "Hollywood Film Awards" and the "Streamy Awards." Weekly television programming includes "So You Think You Can Dance" from 19 Entertainment, a division of CORE Media Group and dcp; and "World's Funniest" from Jukin Media and dcp. dcp also owns one of the world's most unique and extensive entertainment archive libraries with more than 55 years of award-winning shows, historic programs, specials, performances and legendary programming. For additional information, visit www.dickclark.com.