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Rap-Up.com has learned that Slim Shady will tear up the stage on Sunday with “Crack a Bottle” and “Forever.” Don’t be surprised if he’s joined by Lil Wayne and Drake on the latter. Both artists are scheduled to attend.
Em’s performance is in support of Relapse: Refill, a re-release of his latest album Relapse, due December 21 with seven bonus songs including “Forever.”
Also on the star-studded bill are Janet Jackson, Whitney Houston, Rihanna, Shakira, Lil Wayne, Timbaland, Nelly Furtado, Jay-Z, Alicia Keys, Lady Gaga, Mary J. Blige, Jennifer Lopez, and the Black Eyed Peas.
The 2009 American Music Awards will broadcast live from the NOKIA Theatre in Los Angeles on Sunday at 8 p.m. EST on ABC.
Singer Beyonce has landed a trio of trophies at the MTV Europe Music Awards in Berlin.
The singer fought off rivals including Leona Lewis to win best female, plus best song for Halo and best video for Single Ladies (Put a Ring on It).
She dedicated her best video award to rapper husband Jay-Z, saying: “There’s only one person I want to thank and that is Jay for putting a ring on it.”
Singer Katy Perry hosted the ceremony for the second year in a row.
Jay-Z won the best urban award, but told the crowd: “I go to the studio just like the Jonas Brothers, just like Green Day, and we’re all just artists at the end of the day.”
German band Tokio Hotel were named best group, while Eminem won best male, fending off Robbie Williams and Mika.
Best world stage performance was won by Linkin Park, while Pixie Lott was pronounced the inaugural MTV push artist.
Lott said, via video: “It has been a very amazing, crazy year so I want to say thank you to everyone who has voted for me.”
Former X Factor winner Leona Lewis, who had been nominated for best female, performed Happy.
The show was broadcast to more than 500 million homes around the world.