Jimmy Kimmel Returns As American Music Awards Host

by laliveinsider on Tue., Oct 07 at 12:00 PM

October 7, 2008

NEW YORK (AP) - Jimmy Kimmel is coming back to provide more laughs for the American Music Awards.

The comedian and talk show host is slated to host the annual event on Nov. 23 live from Los Angeles on ABC. Pink and the Jonas Brothers are among those scheduled to perform.

Kimmel has hosted the American Music Awards four previous times.

In a statement, Orly Adelson, president of Dick Clark Productions, the show's producer, called Kimmel \"a masterful host with incredible spontaneity and wit; audiences can expect a great night.\"

Kimmel's response? \"I agree with Orly completely.\"

The American Music Awards are voted on by fans through online voting.

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