will rock the stage at the American Music Awards next month, where they are up for an Alternative Rock Music award.
They will join pop acts including Taylor Swift
and Nicki Minaj
at the event on November 18, which is in its 40th year.
For the first time, the AMA have introduced an Electronic Dance Music category, possibly as a means to champion Skrillex
in another corner or the contemporary market.
You can vote for Linkin Park or any other act at the AMA website
In other recent Linkin Park news, they have become the first band to earn over 1 billion hits on YouTube
- miles ahead of Red Hot Chili Peppers
at around 330 million hits and Green Day
at 250 million. It wasn't long ago that their breakthrough album "Hybrid Theory
" hit the 10 million sales
Should the American Music Awards have more of a place for rock music, or is it a celebration for another world? Let us know your view in the comments.