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Stevie Wonder, American Music Awards Honor Founder Dick Clark

American Music Awards, Dick Clark

Are you rocking to the American Music Awards?

This year’s show is the first without its founder Dick Clark, who’s being honored with a special by Stevie Wonder. Ryan Seacrest, who’s introducing the tribute, said of Clark:

He was a mentor, friend and a wonderful advocate for popular music. It’s only fitting that one of music’s legends, Stevie Wonder, will play at Sunday’s tribute. Only God is responsible for making more stars than Dick Clark.

Clark founded the AMAs in 1973 to compete with the Grammys, and Wonder won 11 of the awards over the years.

Other live acts tonight are including Taylor Swift, Pink, Christina Aguilera, Justin Bieber, Kelly Clarkson, Carly Rae Jepsen, Carrie Underwood, Ke$ha, Nicki Minaj, Chris Brown, and many more, including “Gangnam Style” Psy with an international surprise guest.

The show began at 8 p.m. EST and is being broadcast on ABC, or you can watch it live online here.

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