Dick Clark Prods. has tapped ABC latenight host Jimmy Kimmel to preside over the 31st annual American Music Awards in Los Angeles, set to air Nov 16.
Kimmel will help hand out awards in 17 categories, chosen by public ballot. Noms for the kudocast will be announced in September.
Kimmel is host and exec producer of latenight talkshow “Jimmy Kimmel Live” as well as the creator of Comedy Central’s “Crank Yankers.” He was co-host of “The Man Show” for four years.