2012 American Music Awards: Red Carpet Live Stream!

Posted Sunday November 18, 2012 4:50 PM GMT

Sure to be a spectacular showcase, the stars of the music world are all set to put forth the 40th running of the annual American Music Awards.

Held at the NOKIA Theatre on Sunday night (November 18), the red carpet action gets underway at 5PM ET with big names such as Taylor Swift, Nicki Minaj, Justin Bieber, Katy Perry and Christina Aguilera all expected to turn up for the Los Angeles based ceremony.

With Lance Bass and Kimberly Cole helming the Coca-Cola Red Carpet LIVE! @ The 2012 AMAs pre-show festivities, the AMAs has an illustrious lineup of performers including Kelly Clarkson, Carly Rae Jepsen, Psy, The Wanted and Swizz Beatz featuring Chris Brown, Ke$ha, No Doubt, Usher, Carrie Underwood, P!nk, Pitbull and Linkin Park.

Meanwhile, Miss Minaj and Rihanna lead the pack each with four chances for glory, followed by Usher, Bieber, Maroon 5, One Direction and Drake with three nods each.

Watch all of the red carpet action in the player found below before the ceremony gets underway at 8/7c on ABC!

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