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Lady GagaLady Gaga will perform at the American Music Awards next month.

The "Applause" singer will join Miley Cyrus in the line-up of stars who will take to the stage at the ceremony held at the Nokia Theater in Los Angeles on November 24. The announcement follows reports that One Direction are set to make their on-stage debut at the annual awards, and it's highly likely the boys - Harry Styles, Zayn Malik, Liam Payne, Louis Tomlinson and Niall Horan - will perform their new single "Story of My Life," taken from their third album Midnight Memories, which is due for release a day later.

"Thrift Shop" hitmakers Macklemore & Ryan Lewis are also confirmed to perform at the AMAs after previously leading the nominations with six nods, including consideration for Artist of the Year, Single of the Year and New Artist of the Year.

Following closely behind is Justin Timberlake, who has been named in five categories, as has "I Knew You Were Trouble" singer Taylor Swift. Other highly anticipated performances on the night will include Kendrick Lamar, who made waves this year with breakthrough album Good Kid, M.A.A.D. City, and country star Luke Bryan.

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Bruno MarsBruno Mars has been confirmed to perform at the MTV Europe Music Awards next month.

The "Gorilla" singer - who is nominated for three awards including Best Male and Best Song - is the latest star announced to take the stage at the music ceremony, which hits the Ziggo Dome in Amsterdam next November 10. It's been two years since Bruno last performed on the EMA stage in Belfast, Ireland, where he took also took home two awards.

"We had a blast the last time, and I can't wait to do it again on the 10th!" the 28-year-old singer said.

Other stars set to appear at the MTV EMAs include Miley Cyrus, Katy Perry and Kings of Leon.

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Justin Bieber, Metallica

The members of Metallica are Justin Bieber fans.

The "Sad But True" heavy metal legends are impressed by 19-year-old teen heartthrob Justin Bieber - whose fans are affectionately referred to as Beliebers - after he said their tracks "One" and "Fade to Black" are his "jams." Speaking to Q Magazine, singer James Hetfield said, "Are we Beliebers? Yes."

Drummer Lars Ulrich added, "Is it possible to have respect for him without being a Belieber? I think the kid's really talented and obviously to go through what he's going through at that early age must be a mind***k. So the fact that he still goes out there and does it, I admire that and I think he's super talented, so I guess I am kind of a Belieber. If he likes 'One,' and Liam Gallagher likes him, OK, there you go."

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Taylor SwiftTaylor Swift is set to perform for Prince William and Duchess Catherine.

The country crooner has been signed up by the royal couple - who recently christened their three-month-old son, Prince George - to sing at their Centrepoint Winter Whites charity gala on November 26. The 23-year-old beauty will perform for 200 guests at Kensington Palace, with tickets starting at a whopping $800.

"It's a fantastic occasion and hopefully it will raise a lot of money for Centrepoint," a spokesperson for Centrepoint told the Daily Mirror newspaper. The charity raises money to help young homeless people and William, 31, is a patron of the organization.

Taylor will be joined by fellow singer James Blunt at the exclusive event.

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One DirectionOne Direction will perform at the American Music Awards next month.

The "Best Song Ever" hitmakers - consisting of Niall Horan, Zayn Malik, Liam Payne, Harry Styles and Louis Tomlinson - will make their on-stage debut at the annual awards ceremony on November 24, reports E! News. The group will perform for their legions of fans at the Nokia Theatre in Los Angeles, joining a bill that includes "Wrecking Ball" singer Miley Cyrus - who previously shocked the world with her racy twerking antics at the MTV Video Music Awards in August.

It's not yet known what song the pop band will perform, but it is highly likely they will showcase some fresh material as they are set to unveil a new single imminently. The band's third studio album, Midnight Memories, will be released a day after the ceremony on November 25.

Country group Florida Georgia Line are also set to perform.

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Britney SpearsBritney Spears thinks it's her job to look more like a "sex kitten" than she really is.

The 31-year-old star's video for her new single "Work B***h" shows her flaunting her figure in sexy outfits while she whips her dancers and she claims this is a different role to what she plays at home where she is mother to sons eight-year-old Sean and seven-year-old Jayden - who she has with ex-husband Kevin Federline.

"I think it goes with what I do. It's my job to portray more of a sex kitten than what I really am at home with my kids," she said when quizzed on her sex appeal.

The pop star finds her stage persona therapeutic as it nothing like her real life and her performances give her the opportunity to portray a "different character." She explained, "As artists I think people who are really shy - I'm really shy in person - so when I get on stage, it's really good for me to become this different character because it's like therapy for me."

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Metallica is set to perform in Antarctica. The "Enter Sandman" rockers will take to the stage on the Earth's southernmost continent - which is mostly covered in ice at least 1.6km thick - at some time between December 2 and December 15 as part of a special Coca-Cola event.

Although the group haven't confirmed their participation in the event - which was announced on the drinks firm's Colombian website - drummer Lars Ulrich has previously hinted at a surprise planned for the end of the year: "There's a very interesting thing coming our way in December ... There's another frontier heading in Metallica's direction in December. Which, if anybody [in our management team] even knew that I just said what I just said, they would hunt me down and silence me. But there is another frontier coming in December, which we're very excited about."

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Britney SpearsBritney Spears' team have been briefed to cover up her plans to lip-sync during her Las Vegas concert residency.

The "Toxic" hitmakers' managers have created a "cheat sheet" of answers to be given to curious media and fans about her two-year Britney: Piece of Me shows in the US gambling capital, and the document has now been obtained by the New York Daily News newspaper's Confidenti@l section. According to Confidenti@l, the paper features stock answers like, "Yes! She will be singing live!," "Certainly she will be singing live!," "Yes, all vocals will be live!" and "No lip-syncing will happen at the show."

However, the "special notes" section of the sheet indicates otherwise, and contains a note reading, "All vocals will be pre-recorded." It adds that the "live" band "will be pre-recorded also." The document warns staff at Planet Hollywood to "try and stay in the margins of the provided answers and refrain from elaborating replies."

The pop princess will kick off her residency on December 27 and is reportedly being paid $15 million a year.

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Lady GagaLady Gaga will headline the first ever YouTube Music Awards.

The "Bad Romance" hitmaker will join Arcade Fire and Eminem on November 3 at the inaugural event which will honor artists who have shared their work through the popular video-sharing website.

"It's our chance to really celebrate the artists and the songs that have become hits on YouTube over the past year," said YouTube's vice president of marketing Danielle Tiedt.

There will be a number of performances taking place across the globe - including Seoul, Moscow, London and Brazil - before a live 90-minute show which will be streamed from Pier 36 in Manhattan, New York City.

Director Spike Jonze - who has worked on videos for a host of top artists including Weezer, P. Daddy, the Chemical Brothers, Bjork and R.E.M. - has been cast as creative director for the production and is looking forward to working with the talent. "Instead of bands performing to an audience on a stage, we're going to have a warehouse with all these different sets and try to make live music videos throughout the night. The idea is let's get a bunch of interesting artists together and have a night that's all about making things," he said, according to the Los Angeles Times newspaper.

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Bruno MarsBruno Mars is set to perform at the half time show of the 2014 Super Bowl.

The "Treasure" singer will be the musical act at the NFL Super Bowl XVLIII, held at the MetLife Stadium in East Rutherford, New Jersey on February 2 next year. A source told the Los Angeles Times that the 27-year-old star, who recently wrapped his Moonshine Jungle tour, has already been asked to perform during one of the biggest TV events in America, watched by an estimated 114 million every year. An official announcement is expected to be made in New York's Times Square as early as tomorrow.

This will mark the first time Bruno has appeared at the Super Bowl and it was originally thought that New Jersey natives Bon Jovi would be asked to perform. Super Bowl performances usually feature a number of special guests but it is not yet known who will join Bruno on stage.

Beyonce Knowles performed at this year's event in New Orleans and was joined on stage by her former Destiny's Child band members, Kelly Rowland and Michelle Williams.

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