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Pitbull to Host 2014 American Music Awards

Iggy Azalea is the leading nominee at the AMAs with six.

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    BIRMINGHAM, UNITED KINGDOM - AUGUST 30: Pitbull performs on stage headlining day 1 of Fusion Festival on August 30, 2014 in Birmingham, England. (Photo by Ollie Millington/Redferns via Getty Images)

    Pitbull will host the 2014 American Music Awards.

    The platinum-selling rapper will also perform at the Nov. 23 event at Nokia Theatre L.A. Live, to air live on ABC, Dick Clark Productions announced Monday.

    Later that week, Pitbull will perform during the halftime show on Thanksgiving Day when the Dallas Cowboys play the Philadelphia Eagles. The Nov. 27 game will take place at the AT&T Stadium in Arlington, Texas, and will air on Fox.

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

    Those acts are all nominated for artist of the year, competing with Beyonce, Luke Bryan, Eminem, Imagine Dragons and One Direction.