AMA Awards To Feature Tribute To Dick Clark
November 16, 2012 at 7:04 AM (PT)
The 40th Annual AMERICAN MUSIC AWARDS will honor the late DICK CLARK, who passed in APRIL at the age of 82. STEVIE WONDER, who won an award from clark in 1973 for Favorite Soul/R&B Single for "Superstition," will handle the tribute.
RYAN SEACREST will introduce WONDER's tribute, and said "I am honored to be a part of the AMAs tribute to DICK CLARK. He was a mentor, friend and a wonderful advocate for popular music, helping make it one of the cornerstones of American culture. We miss him dearly. He gave hundreds of stars their national TV debut. So, it's only fitting that one of music's legends, STEVIE WONDER, will play at SUNDAY's tribute. It will be a great show."
The show airs live from NOKIA THEATRE L.A. on NOVEMBER 18th at 8p. ET.