Pitbull to Host the 2013 American Music Awards

Pitbull is ready to show you he’s the host with the most…

The 32-year-old Cuban American rap/pop superstar has been named as the host of the 2013 American Music Awards.


Pitbull will also perform his new single “Timber” alongside Ke$ha at the ceremony, which will be held at the Nokia Theatre in Los Angeles and be broadcast on ABC beginning at 8:00 pm ET.

“I am truly honored to be hosting the 2013 American Music Awards,” says Pitbull in a press statement. “The night is only about one thing fun! So buckle and get ready. Dále!”

Pitbull and Ke$ha join previously announced AMAs performers Miley Cyrus, Imagine Dragons, Macklemore & Ryan Lewis, Luke Bryan, Kendrick Lamar, Florida Georgia Line and One Direction.

The “Give Me Everything” singer will be the show’s first host since 2008.

On last week’s Billboard Hot 100 chart, “Timber” climbed 11 spots to a new peak at No. 35.

The collaboration between the recent touring partners follows Pitbull’s 2012 album Global Warming, which included the singles “Don’t Stop The Party,” “Get It Started” and “Feel This Moment“; Pitbull performed the latter track alongside Christina Aguilera at the 2013 Billboard Music Awards last May.

Pitbull & Aguilera Release Their “Feel This Moment” Video

Pitbull and Christina Aguilera are ready to help you feel this moment

The 32-year-old Cuban American rap superstar and the 32-year-old half-Ecuadorian American singer have released the official music video for the dancetastic collaboration “Feel This Moment.”

Pitbull & Christina Aguilera in Feel this Moment

The clip for the single, which features a sample of A-ha’s “Take On Me,” shows Pitbull looking dapper as always in his sleek suits, while Aguilera takes the role of supporting player in a killer leather jacket.

“Feel This Moment” continues to advance on the Billboard Hot 100, reaching a new peak this week by jumping from No. 18-13.

Meanwhile, Pitbull and Aguilera are set to perform the single at the 2013 Kids’ Choice Awards next Saturday night (March 23).

“Feel This Moment” is the latest single from Pitbull’s new album Global Warming.


Pitbull to Perform on ABC’s New Year’s Rockin’ Eve

Pitbull will be having a rockin’ New Year’s Eve next month…

The 31-year-old Cuban-American rap superstar, who recently launched his new album Global Warming, will help ring in 2013 by performing on ABC’s New Year’s Rockin’ Eve on December 31.


The Ryan Seacrest-hosted year-end celebration will include performances by Taylor Swift, Carly Rae Jepsen and Neon Trees in Times Square.

Pitbull will join Brandy, Flo Rida, Karmin and OneRepublic on the broadcast from the West Coast.

But he won’t be the only Hispanic artist on the show…

Fergie will be pulling double-duty during the New Year’s Eve event. The 37-year-old part-Mexican singer and Black Eyed Peas member will co-host a tribute to Dick Clark, the show’s longtime host, who died at age 82 this spring.

The two-hour segment, kicking off at 8:00 pm ET., will be co-hosted by Fergie and Jenny McCarthy.

Pitbull to Perform at the American Music Awards

Pitbull has joined the American Music Awards lineup, according to Billboard.

The 31-year-old Cuban American hip-hop heavyweight will perform on the ceremony’s 40th anniversary broadcast next month.


Pitbull, nominated for two American Music Awards, just a roster of just-added acts including country queen Carrie Underwood and pop star P!nk.

Previously announced performers at the all-star show include Taylor Swift, Nicki Minaj, Linkin Park and Christina Aguilera, who has partnered with Pitbull on the new track “Feel This Moment” from his soon-to-be-released album, Global Warming.

This year’s ceremony will feature a new category, electronic dance music, as well as awards in genres including pop/rock, country, rap/hip-hop, soul/R&B, alternative, adult contemporary, Latin and contemporary inspirational.

For the sixth year, winners will be decided by online fan voting. The show will air on ABC live from Los Angeles’ Nokia Theatre at 8:00 pm ET on Saturday, November 18.

Pitbull to Perform at the MTV European Music Awards

Pitbull will bring global warming music to this year’s MTV European Music Awards show in Frankfurt next month.

The 31-year-old Cuban American rap superstar, who will be releasing his latest album Global Warming in November, has signed on to perform along three other high-profile late additions to the lineup, including Alicia Keys, The Killers and YouTube sensation PSY.


The lineup for the night already includes previously announced acts Taylor Swift, Muse, No Doubt, Carly Rae Jepsen, fun. and Rita Ora.

Pitbull is nominated for two EMAs – one for best male performer and one for best song for “International Love” featuring Chris Brown.

No word on what music Pitbull will perform at the awards show, which will take place on Sunday, November 11 at the historic Festhalle Frankfurt arena.

Pitbull & Christina Aguilera “Feel This Moment” Together

He’s already managed to get it started with Shakira… And, now Pitbull’s ready to feel this moment with another Latina singing sensation.

The 31-year-old Cuban American rap superstar has joined voices with Grammy-winning singer and The Voice coach Christina Aguilera on the new track “Feel This Moment.”

Pitbull & Christina Aguilera

It’s the latest single from Pitbull’s upcoming album Global Warming, which the singer discussed in a special preview on YouTube last month.

“One day when my light is glowing, I’ll be in my castle golden / But until the gates are open, I just wanna feel this moment,” Christina sings on the track.

Global Warming is scheduled for release on November 19, nearly one week after Aguilera’s new album Lotus –featuring the single “Your Body” – goes on sale.

Pitbull Offers a Sneak Peak at His Next Album

He won’t be releasing his next album until November, but Pitbull is already giving fans a taste of what’s to come…


The 31-year-old Cuban American rap superstar, who received two 2012 MTV Europe Music Award nominations this week, has already given a glimpse of his new music with the release of his collaboration with Shakira, “Get It Started” and the theme song for the latest installment of Men In Black, “Back In Time.”

But Pitbull has released a video teaser to promote his seventh studio album, Global Warming, which goes on sale November 19.

Pitbull is currently on his Planet Pit international tour.

“The tour’s going great. I think that this tour embodies everything that the music is about,” Pitbull tells ET Online.

Pitbull Releases “Get It Started” Video Featuring Shakira

Mr, Worldwide or Mr. 007?

Pitbull has released the music video for his latest single “Get It Started,” his hip-shaking collaboration with Shakira.

Pitbull's Get It Started Video

The James Bond-inspired clip starts off with shots of the 31-year-old Cuban American rapper sitting on a sofa, but  switch to him getting his spy on during a mission to save a sexy brunette her from a baddie.

In addition, the high-octane video features some action-packed scenes as Pitbull gets involved in a dangerous car chase to save his girl.

Shakira in Pitbull's Get It Started Video

Shakira, who doesn’t share any scenes with Pitbull, is featured throughout the clip. The 35-year-old Colombian singer looks flawless in a sequined gold dress while singing alone on a balcony.

The video culminates with scenes from a Pitbull concert, which is packed the ladies. Fireworks burst in the night sky as the concertgoers dance along.

The video was directed by David Russo, who helmed some of Pitbull’s other videos, including “Give Me Everything“, “Back in Time” and “International Love.

“Get It Started” is the lead single of Pitbull’s seventh studio album “Global Warming,” which will be released in the United States on September 28.

Shakira Collaborates with Pitbull on “Get It Started”

The wait is over… Shakira’s finally back with a new single… And, this time around she’s getting it started with Pitbull

The 35-year-old Colombian singer/songwriter has collaborated with Mr. Worldwide on “Get It Started,” which has been leaked on the web.


The dancetastic track starts off with an introduction by the 31-year-old Cuban-American rap superstar before Shakira belts the song’s catchy chorus.

Produced by RedOne and Afrojack, “Get It Started”—which name-checks several celebrities, including Tom Cruise and boxers Manny Pacquiao and Muhammad Ali–will reportedly appear on Pitbull’s forthcoming studio album, “Global Warming,” which is expected to be released in the U.S. later this year.

Meanwhile,  Shakira will reportedly come out with a new album sometime before the end of 2012.

Pitbull previously appeared on Shakira’s single “Rabiosa,” which was part the superstar’s Latin Grammy-winning album Sale el Sol.