Rapper Pitbull to host American Music Awards

Rapper Pitbull to host American Music Awards

HOSTING GIG: Pitbull will host the 2013 American Music Awards. Photo: Associated Press

Rapper Pitbull has landed one of his biggest gigs – he has been asked to host this year’s American Music Awards.

The Nov. 24 show will feature performances from Miley Cyrus, Florida Georgia Line, Lady Gaga, Kendrick Lamar, Macklemore & Ryan Lewis and One Direction.

Pitbull will also pull double duty and take the stage to perform his latest track, “Timber,” with Kesha.

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