American Music Awards 2014
Rapper Pitbull will be hosting the American Music Awards for the second year in a row  AmericanMusicAwards/Facebook

The 2014 American Music Awards will broadcast live tonight 23 November at 8pm ET on ABC from the Nokia Theatre.

Pitbull is hosting the awards show and Jordan Sparks and Lance Bass will be hosting the red carpet pre-show.

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ABC has announced that Taylor Swift is receiving the first ever Dick Clark Award for Excellence and she will be opening the show performing her song Blank Space.

Swift is receiving the honour for her record-setting sales for her recent album. Titled 1989, her fifth album, released last month became the singer's third album to sell more than 1m units in its debut week.

Singing sensation Selena Gomez will perform her new hit single The Heart Wants What It Wants, live on one of music's biggest nights.

Iggy Azalea is the leading nominee at the AMAs with six nominations. John Legend, Katy Perry and Pharrell Williams have five nominations each. Lorde is up for four honours at the fan-voted show.

Armando Christian Perez aka Pitbull on hosting the AMA's again: "World, who would have thought Pitbull hosting the AMAs two years in a row."

"The harder I work, the luckier I get. Thank you ABC and Dick Clark Productions for the amazing opportunity - more than anything, let's get ready to have fun. Dale!" he added.