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[News] 2011 American Music Awards

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Taylor Swift swooped in to pick up the evening’s top honour – Artist of the Year – in the fan-voted awards ceremony. She also won Favourite Country Album and Country Artist. Adele and Nicki Minaj were other big winners on the night.

Here are the rest of trophy-collectors:

ARTIST OF THE YEAR

Taylor Swift

NEW ARTIST OF THE YEAR

Hot Chelle Rae

POP OR ROCK

Male Artist – Bruno Mars

Female Artist – Adele

Band, Duo or Group – Maroon 5

Album – Adele, 21

COUNTRY

Male Artist – Blake Shelton

Female Artist – Taylor Swift

Band, Duo or Group – Lady Antebellum

Album – Taylor Swift, Speak Now

SOUL/RHYTHM & BLUES

Male Artist – Usher

Female Artist – Beyonce

Album – Rihanna, Loud

RAP/HIP-HOP

Artist – Nicki Minaj

Album – Nicki Minaj, Pink Friday

ALTERNATIVE ROCK

Artist – Foo Fighters

ADULT CONTEMPORARY

Artist – Adele

LATIN

Artist – Jennifer Lopez

CONTEMPORARY INSPIRATIONAL

Casting Crowns

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The Hoff appeared during Party Rockers from LMFAO. With glow-sticks. So not cool that it might just be really cool in the whole circle of irony. Go figure.

See you next year AMAs!

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