5SOS & Maroon 5 to Perform at the 2014 People Magazine Awards on December 18th

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Time Inc.’s PEOPLE, the world’s most popular magazine and celebrity brand reaching more than 59 million consumers each week, is teaming up with NBC and dick clark productions, the world’s largest producer and proprietor of live television events, for The PEOPLE Magazine Awards, a star-studded event special and snapshot of the year in pop culture.

The two-hour special will broadcast live on NBC on Thursday, Dec. 18, at 9 P.M. ET/PT, from the Beverly Hilton Hotel.  The night will include performances from 5 Seconds of Summer and Maroon 5.

Celebrities scheduled to appear include Jennifer Aniston, Kevin Hart, Kate Hudson, Michael Keaton and Jennifer Lopez. Additional talent will be announced soon.

Viewers and readers across the country will have the opportunity to participate in the fan-voted award, Best PEOPLE Magazine Cover of the Year. Tweet your pick with the hashtag #PEOPLEMagazineAwards. Voting has begun, and will continue through week of show.

The PEOPLE Magazine Awards is produced by dick clark productions. Allen Shapiro, Mike Mahan, Barry Adelman from dick clark productions are Executive Producers, along with Carol Donovan and Michael Dempsey.

Written by Juliet Schroder

Juliet Schroder

Juliet is the founder and executive producer/host of Celeb Secrets and Celeb Secrets Country. When not reporting on the latest news in pop culture and country music, she enjoys traveling, spending time with friends and family, and exploring the latest fashion trends.

Juliet holds a B.S. in marketing from St. John's University.

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