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2011 American Music Awards: The Show, The Winners 
2011 American Music Awards: The Show, The Winners


Making for quite the star-studded spectacle, the 2011 American Music Awards took place at Nokia Theatre LA Live in Los Angeles, CA on Sunday night (November 20).

The annual musical showcase featured plenty of action, with the big winner of the ceremony being Taylor Swift - who picked up three trophies including Country Female Artist, Country Album and the grandest of all prizes Artist of the Year.

Other triumphant artists included Nicki Minaj with two trophies for Rap Hip Hop Artist and Rap Hip Hop Album for "Pink Friday" while Bruno Mars nabbed Pop/Rock Male honors and Hot Chelle Rae landed the title of Best New Artist.

The complete list of 2011 American Music Awards winners is as follows, with performance videos and pictures from the show found beneath this year's honorees.

Artist of The Year:
Adele
Lady Gaga
Katy Perry
Lil Wayne
WINNER: Taylor Swift

Pop/Rock Male:
Justin Bieber
WINNER: Bruno Mars
Pitbull

Pop/Rock Female:
Adele
WINNER: Katy Perry
Lady GaGa

Pop/Rock Group:
LMFAO

WINNER: Maroon 5
One Republic

Pop Rock Album:
WINNER: Adele- 21
Rihanna – Loud
Lady Gaga – Born This Way

Country Male Artist:
Jason Aldean
Brad Paisley
WINNER: Blake Shelton

Country Female Artist:
Sara Evans
Miranda Lambert
WINNER: Taylor Swift

Country Band/Duo/Group:
Zac Brown Band
WINNER: Lady Antebellum
The Band Perry

Country Album:
Jason Aldean- 'My Kinda Party'
WINNER: Taylor Swift- 'Speak Now'
The Band Perry– 'The Band Perry'

Rap Hip Hop:
Lil Wayne
WINNER: Nicki Minaj
Kanye West

Rap Hip Hop Album:
Lil Wayne- ‘Carter 4'
The Throne-’Watch The Throne’
WINNER: Nicki Minaj- ‘Pink Friday’

Soul/R&B Male:
Chris Brown
Trey Songz
WINNER: Usher

Soul/R&B Female:
Rihanna
WINNER: Beyonce
Kelly Rowland

Soul/R&B Album:
Chris Brown ‘FAME’
WINNER: Rihanna -’Loud’
Beyonce ‘-4'

Latin:
Pitbull
WINNER: Jennifer Lopez
Enrigue Iglesias

Contemporary Inspirational Artist:
WINNER: Casting Crowns
Tobymac
Third Day

Adult Contemporary Artist:
WINNER: Adele
Bruno Mars
Katy Perry

New Artist:
Miguel
Wiz Khalifa
The Band Perry
Marsha Ambrosius
Foster The People
WINNER: Hot Chelle Rae
LMFAO
Thompson Square

To watch Justin Bieber's performance - see below!


To watch Jennifer Lopez and Pitbull's AMA performance - see below!


To watch Katy Perry's AMA performance - see below!


To watch Enrique Iglesias and Ludacris' AMA performance - see below!


To watch Kelly Clarkson's AMA performance - see below!


To watch Chris Brown's AMA performance - see below!


To watch Nicki Minaj's AMA performance - see below!


To watch Christina Aguilera and Maroon 5's AMA performance - see below!


To watch Drake's AMA performance - see below!