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American Music Awards 2011: Full list of winners

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11/20/2011 by OnTheRedCarpet.com Staff

The 2011 American Music Awards ceremony took place on Sunday, November 20, at the Nokia Theatre in Los Angeles.

Taylor Swift walked away with the most awards, including the night's top honor of Artist of the Year. She also won Favorite Country Female Artist and her "Speak Now" album won Favorite Country Album.

Adele earned two awards including Favorite Pop/Rock Female Artist. However, the British star did not attend the ceremony since she is recovering from a recent throat surgery.

Katy Perry earned a special achievement award for being the first female pop artist with five No. 1 hit singles off one album -- "Teenage Dream."

The show featured performances from the likes of Marc Anthony, Kelly Clarkson, Chris Brown, Drake, Nicki Minaj, Katy Perry, Daughtry, Enrique Iglesias with Ludacris, Gym Class Heroes, Lil Jon, OneRepublic, will.i.am, Mary J. Blige, The Band Perry, David Guetta, Pitbull, Maroon 5 and last year's Artist of the Year, Justin Bieber.

Jennifer Lopez performed twice at the ceremony. During her first performance she became chocked up at the beginning before singing with Pitbull. She made her second appearance on stage with Will.i.am during the debut of her new solo single "T.H.E (The Hardest Ever)."

Check out the list of winners below:

ARTIST OF THE YEAR
Taylor Swift

POP or ROCK MUSIC

Favorite Male Artist
Bruno Mars

Favorite Female Artist
Adele

Favorite Band, Duo or Group
Maroon 5

Favorite Album
Adele - "21"

COUNTRY MUSIC

Favorite Male Artist
Blake Shelton

Favorite Female Artist
Taylor Swift

Favorite Album
Taylor Swift - "Speak Now"

Favorite Band, Duo or Group
Lady Antebellum

RAP/HIP-HOP MUSIC

Favorite Artist
Nicki Minaj

Favorite Album
Nicki Minaj - "Pink Friday"

SOUL/RHYTHM & BLUES MUSIC

Favorite Male Artist
Usher

Favorite Female Artist
Beyonce

Favorite Album
Rihanna - "Loud"

ALTERNATIVE ROCK MUSIC

Favorite Artist
Foo Fighters

ADULT CONTEMPORARY MUSIC

Favorite Artist
Adele

Sprint New Artist Of The Year

Hot Chelle Rae

LATIN MUSIC

Favorite Artist
Jennifer Lopez

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