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Multi-award winning recording artist Christina Aguilera will perform live at PEOPLE'S CHOICE AWARDS 2013, from the Nokia Theatre L.A. Live in Los Angeles, Wednesday, January 9, 2013, airing on the CBS Television Network (9:00-11:00 PM, ET/delayed PT). She will be joining previously announced performer, country star Jason Aldean. The People's Choice Awards is the only major awards show where fans determine the nominees and winners across categories of movies, music and television.
In addition to performing, Christina Aguilera will be presented with the 2013 "PEOPLE'S VOICE" award. Waterford Crystal will design the custom trophy, which recognizes Aguilera's outstanding achievements in the music industry, and celebrates her ability to reach millions of fans both at home and abroad, across pop, soul and R&B genres.
"I am thrilled to announce that Christina Aguilera is joining Jason Aldean as a performer at the People's Choice Awards," said Executive Producer Mark Burnett. "Christina is one of my dearest friends and lights up literally every stage she steps onto. And I am so glad that I get to work with the amazing Jason Aldean again. I cannot wait to see these performances live on show night!"
Aguilera has sold more than 43 million albums worldwide, achieved four #1 singles on the Billboard Hot 100 chart, won five Grammy Awards and was the only artist under 30 to make Rolling Stone magazine's list of 100 greatest singers of all time. In 2012, while mentoring new talent in her role as coach on "The Voice," Christina released her new album, LOTUS, which features collaborations with Max Martin, Sia, and Alex Da Kid and duets with Cee Lo Green and Blake Shelton.
In addition to Christina Aguilera, country star Jason Aldean will take the stage at PEOPLE'S CHOICE AWARDS 2013. With more than seven million records sold and 10 #1 hits under his belt, Aldean just released one of the year's most buzzed about new albums, the platinum-certified NIGHT TRAIN. The album's first single, "Take A Little Ride," was the longest-running #1 country song of 2012, and its second single, "The Only Way I Know" featuring Luke Bryan and Eric Church, is currently storming up the charts. Aldean recently solidified his stadium headliner status and is set to play at least four stadium shows on his 2013 NIGHT TRAIN Tour which, begins February 21 and rolls on to 23 cities through May.
ABOUT PEOPLE'S CHOICE
Now in its 39th year, the People's Choice Awards continues to be the only major awards show voted on entirely by the public for fan favorites in movies, music and television. The People's Choice official website at www.PeoplesChoice.com houses the voting platform where fans determine the categories, nominees and winners for the annual awards show. Every year, potential nominees are determined by national ratings averages, box office grosses, music sales and PeoplesChoice.com data, then vetted through E-Poll MediaSYNC - E-Score Celebrity. Fred Nelson is the President of People's Choice, and the awards show is produced by Procter & Gamble Productions, Inc. (PG), which is represented by Liquid Thread, a division of Starcom MediaVest Group, Worldwide, Inc., supervisors of the production.