Adele, Beyonce, Rihanna, Jennifer Lopez, Taylor Swift All Winners At American Music Awards

Girl Power As Ladies Of Pop Dominate AMAs

The American Music Awards proved to be a big one for the ladies of the industry.

As well as British soul singer Adele and US country music artist Taylor Swift each taking home three of the top prizes, Rihanna, Beyonce, Jennifer Lopez and Nicki Minaj each collected a trophy.

And Katy Perry was also recognised with a special achievement prize for becoming the first woman in the history of pop music to have five number one singles from one album.

The complete list of winners from the 39th annual American Music Awards, determined by online voting, is as follows:

Favourite Male Artist, Pop or Rock - Bruno Mars

Favourite Female Artist, Pop or Rock - Adele

Favourite Band, Duo or Group, Pop or Rock - Maroon 5

Favourite Album, Pop or Rock - Adele (21)

Favourite Male Artist, Country - Blake Shelton

Favourite Female Artist, Country - Taylor Swift

Favourite Band, Duo or Group, Country - Lady Antebellum

Favourite Album, Country -Taylor Swift (Speak Now)

Favourite Artist, Rap/Hip-Hop - Nicki Minaj

Favourite Album, Rap/Hip-Hop - Nicki Minaj (Pink Friday)

Favourite Male Artist, Soul/R&B - Usher

Favourite Female Artist, Soul/R&B - Beyonce

Favourite Album, Soul/R&B - Rihanna (Loud)

Favourite Artist, Alternative Rock - Foo Fighters

Favourite Artist, Adult Contemporary - Adele

Favourite Artist, Latin - Jennifer Lopez

Favourite Artist, Contemporary Inspirational - Casting Crowns

Artist of the Year - Taylor Swift

New Artist Of The Year - Hot Chelle Rae

Stars come out for the AMAs. See them in their finery in our Slideshow below...


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