dick clark productions to Produce 29th Annual ``American Music Awards'' on ABC-TV January 9th; Michael Jackson to Receive ``Artist of the Century'' Award.Business/Entertainment Editors
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"This is the 29th year that we have produced this important television special," said Francis C. La Maina, President and Chief Operating Officer Chief Operating Officer (COO)
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Chris Tucker will lead a special salute to "The King of Pop," Michael Jackson, who will be honored with the "Artist of the Century" award. His sister, superstar Janet Jackson, will join the show via satellite from Tokyo where she is in the midst Adv. 1. in the midst - the middle or central part or point; "in the midst of the forest"; "could he walk out in the midst of his piece?"
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Reba McEntire will lead the tribute to Garth Brooks as he is presented the annual "Award of Merit" for his "outstanding contributions to the musical entertainment of the American public." Previous recipients of this award have been Bing Crosby, Berry Gordy, Irving Berlin, Johnny Cash, Ella Fitzgerald, Perry Como, Benny Goodman, Chuck Berry, Stevie Wonder, Kenny Rogers, Michael Jackson, Loretta Lynn, Paul McCartney, Elvis Presley, The Beach Boys, Willie Nelson, Neil Diamond, Merle merle
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The show will be co-hosted by Rap/Hip-Hop star Sean "P. Diddy" Combs and actress Jenny McCarthy. Others scheduled to perform on the special are: Yolanda Adams, Brooks & Dunn, Cher, Toby Keith, Kid Rock, Lenny Kravitz, Shaggy, Britney Spears, Usher and Luther Vandross, who will pay tribute, via song, to some of the great musical artists who passed away last year. Among those being remembered are singer/actress Aaliyah, Country great Chet Atkins, crooner Perry Como, the legendary John Lee Hooker, "Papa" John Phillips and George Harrison.
Among those scheduled to serve as presenters are: actress Christina Applegate, India.Arie, The Calling, Blu Cantrell, comedian Carrot Top, Nick Carter & Kevin Richardson of Backstreet backstreet
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In 2002, the "American Music Awards" will present the first-ever Coca-Cola New Music Award. Over the past months, the "American Music Awards," in collaboration with The Coca-Cola Company, dick clark communications and The CMJ CMJ Chinese Medical Journal
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Nominations for the "American Music Awards" are in nine categories. In the Pop/Rock, Country and Soul/Rhythm & Blues categories, awards will be presented for Favorite Male and Female Artist, Favorite Group, Favorite Album and Favorite New Artist. In the Adult Contemporary, Latin Music, Contemporary Inspirational, Rap/Hip Hop and Alternative Music categories, awards will be presented for Favorite Artist. An award will also be presented for Favorite Soundtrack.
Winners of the "American Music Awards" are selected by the public through a national sampling of approximately 20,000 individuals conducted by a major opinion research firm. Votes are tabulated by the Arthur Andersen LLP LLP - Lower Layer Protocol accounting firm and kept secret until envelopes are opened during the presentation ceremonies.
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