Right here’s the Date of the 2024 American Song Awards, Now on CBS

The AMAs are the third predominant awards display cloak that CBS has picked up within the past few years, following the CMT Song Awards and the Golden Globes.

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The American Song Awards, a fixture on ABC from 1974 to 2022, is transferring to CBS. The first display cloak on its original community is discipline for Sunday, Oct. 6, stay on every coasts at 8: 00 p.m. ET and 5: 00 p.m. PT and streaming on Paramount+.

The legit announcement was made on Friday (April 26) by CBS and Dick Clark Productions (DCP), which is producing the 2024 AMAs. Nominees are in accordance to key fan interactions as mirrored on the Billboard charts – in conjunction with streaming, album sales, tune sales and radio airplay.

The AMAs are the third predominant awards display cloak that CBS has picked up within the past few years, following the CMT Song Awards (in 2022) and the Golden Globes (earlier this year, having beforehand broadcast the display cloak in 1981-82). CBS has additionally been the long-time home of the Grammy Awards (since 1973), the Tony Awards (since 1978) and the Kennedy Heart Honors (additionally since 1978).

With the AMAs leaving ABC, the Oscars are ABC’s longest-operating awards display cloak. The Oscars moved from NBC to ABC in 1976.

The AMAs had been created as a fan-based entirely mostly different to the Grammys. The first two Grammy stay telecasts in March 1971 and March 1972 aired on ABC. When the Grammys shifted to CBS for the March 1973 telecast, ABC sought for a display cloak to absorb that void and went with Dick Clark’s fan-based entirely mostly display cloak.

In December 1973, Clark was engaged on the foremost AMAs, which would launch on Feb. 19, 1974. The pale producer knew somewhat publicity couldn’t wound, so he stumbled on time for an interview with Billboard’s Bob Kirsch which ran on internet page among the Dec. 15, 1973 declare below the headline “ABC-TV Slates Common Acts’ Awards Feb. 19.”

At the terminate of the part, Clark attempted to take the long peep of his fledgling display cloak and stated “If this is performed successfully, we might per chance additionally just indulge in a display cloak that can final 20 years and can just within the smash to find the general public fervent in widespread music awards.”

Clark underestimated the longevity of his agree with creation. This year’s AMAs would be the 51st (there had been two exhibits in 2003).

That first display cloak ran factual 90 minutes. It has been disbursed three hours for a couple of years, though this year’s display cloak length has no longer been announced. The display cloak within the foremost five years had a factual focal point on three gargantuan genres – pop/rock, soul/R&B and country. It now recognizes grand more genres, in conjunction with hip-hop, Latin, inspirational, gospel, Afrobeats and K-pop.

Nonetheless, for the most fragment, the imaginative and prescient that Clark outlined to Kirsch 50 years ago peaceable guides the display cloak.

“Right here’s doubtlessly the foremost time a predominant effort has been made to sample the U.S. public music style by means of widespread vote. … So a long way, now we indulge in received extraordinarily favorable response from those within the music industry now we indulge in talked to about the display cloak. They give the impact of being cheerful on the chance to be honored by the music-buying public.”

Helen Reddy, Smokey Robinson and Roger Miller co-hosted that first display cloak – every representing among the three predominant genres. Reddy, who was red-scorching on the time, was additionally the inaugural winner of approved pop/rock female artist. Clark was executive producer of that first display cloak. Invoice Lee was producer. John Moffitt directed.

Clark, a master showman, was a legend in every music and tv. He received a trustees award from the Recording Academy in 1990 and was inducted into the Television Academy Corridor of Popularity in 1992. He died in 2012 at age 82.

 DCP is owned by Penske Media Eldridge, a Penske Media Company (PMC) subsidiary and joint endeavor between PMC and Eldrige. PMC is the mother or father company of Billboard.

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