LOS ANGELES, Oct. 7 (UPI) -- Sheryl Crow
, Kid Rock
, Ricky Martin
, OutKast, Ruben Studdard
and Clay Aiken
will appear on ABC's "American Music Awards" Nov. 16.
They will join previously announced performers Ashanti, Hilary Duff, Alan Jackson, Metallica and Britney Spears performing live from the stage of the Shrine Auditorium in Los Angeles.
The "American Music Awards" hosted by Jimmy Kimmel will honor the past year's best 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.
Fans also have the opportunity to vote for the "Internet Artist of the Year" by going to to the Web site abc.com.
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