Audiences might get the chance to whip their hair back and forth when Willow Smith takes the stage as one of the American Music Awards presenters on November 21. Other presenters will include feisty female MC Nicki Minaj, according to a press release.
Trey Songz, Christina Milian, John Legend, Keri Hilson, Mike Posner, Natasha Bedingfield, Seal, Taio Cruz, Heidi Klum, Jenny McCarthy, Jessica Alba, Johnny Weir, Julianne Hough, Lady Antebellum, Mandy Moore and Ryan Seacrest have also been announced as presenters when the show goes live from the Nokia Theatre in Los Angeles. ABC, the network broadcasting the AMAs, announced that there will be additional surprise appearances on the show.
The AMAs will also feature some A-list performers, including Rihanna, Justin Bieber, Katy Perry, Ke$ha , Taylor Swift, Miley Cyrus , Bon Jovi, Pink, Usher, Ne-Yo, Diddy, the Backstreet Boys, New Kids on the Block and Christina Aguilera , who will perform a number from her upcoming movie, “Burlesque.”
Eminem and Lady Antebellum lead all AMA nominees with five apiece.
Eminem is nominated for Favorite Male Artist in both the Pop or Rock and Hip-Hop categories, Favorite Album in both the Pop or Rock and Hip-Hop categories and Artist of the Year (where he’ll face off against Lady Gaga, Perry, Bieber and Ke$ha). Bieber will compete for Favorite Male Artist – Pop or Rock, Artist of the Year, Breakthrough Artist of the Year and Album of the Year – Pop or Rock for My World 2.0.