Justin Bieber, Usher And Ke$ha To Perform At American Music Awards 2012

5 November 2012, 16:25 | Updated: 5 November 2012, 16:35

The artists join a line-up which already includes the likes of Taylor Swift and Nicki Minaj.

Justin Bieber is among the latest names added to the performers line-up of the American Music Awards 2012.

The 'As Long As You Love Me' singer will be joined by his mentor Usher and Ke$ha on a bill which includes already confirmed artists Nicki Minaj, Taylor Swift, Pink and Christina Aguilera.

Rock band Linkin Park will also be performing at the annual industry event, which is held at the Nokia Theatre in Los Angeles on 18th November.

Justin will also be up for one of the biggest prizes of the night when he does battle with Drake, Rihanna, Katy Perry and Maroon 5 for Artist Of The Year.

He is also up for two further awards with Rihanna and Nicki Minaj leading the nominations list with four nods each.

British stars The Wanted, One Direction and Calvin Harris are also all nominated on the night which last year saw Taylor Swift crowned the biggest winner of the night.

Meanwhile, Justin is currently on his 'Believe' world tour – which will head to the UK in early 2013.

This month will also see the MTV Europe Music Awards taking place on 11th November.