Dick Clark Productions, Inc. and AEG have revealed that the 2007 American Music Awards will be hosted at the new Nokia Theatre in Los Angeles, which is scheduled to open in late October. The awards show will be broadcast live Nov. 18 on ABC.

Celebrating its 35th anniversary this year, the upcoming American Music Awards will be the first awards show broadcast at the new 7,100-seat Nokia Theatre. Previous American Music Awards were held at Los Angeles' Shrine Auditorium.

As previously reported, an Eagles/Dixie Chicks co-bill will open the new venue, with concerts scheduled for Oct. 18, 20, 21, 24, 26 and 27. Tickets went on sale Aug. 13.

In addition, the Nokia Theatre will host the Video Games Live (Oct. 19), CMT On Tour 2007 (Oct. 28), Anita Baker (Nov. 3), So You Think You Can Dance (Nov. 21) and Enrique Iglesias (Dec. 7).

Developed and booked by AEG Live, the concert promotion arm of AEG, the venue is part of the $2.5 billion L.A. Live sports and entertainment project, which will sit adjacent to the Staples Center and Los Angeles Convention Center.

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