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Rapper Pitbull to host American Music Awards

Rapper Pitbull to host American Music Awards

HOSTING GIG: Pitbull will host the 2013 American Music Awards. Photo: Associated Press

Rapper Pitbull has landed one of his biggest gigs – he has been asked to host this year’s American Music Awards.

The Nov. 24 show will feature performances from Miley Cyrus, Florida Georgia Line, Lady Gaga, Kendrick Lamar, Macklemore & Ryan Lewis and One Direction.

Pitbull will also pull double duty and take the stage to perform his latest track, “Timber,” with Kesha.

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FILE - In this March 5, 2009 file photo, Michael Jackson is shown at a press conference in London. Testimony from AEG Live executive Paul Gongaware on his interactions with Jackson and his negotiations with the singer’s doctor dominated the fifth week of a civil case against the company filed by the superstar’s mother, Katherine. On Tuesday May 28, 2013, Gongaware reluctantly acknowledged that he negotiated the $150,000 per month rate that Jackson’s doctor expected to be paid to serve on the “This Is It” tour.

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