2011 American Music Awards Winners List

November 21, 2011 By:
2011 American Music Awards Winners List

Last night was the 2011 American Music Awards and in cased you missed it, here is a recap and the list of winners.

The night opened with Nicki Minaj dressed as a robot and wearing a pink Shirley Temple wig. She was backed by DJ David Guetta and blasted some pyrotechnics into he audience and it was cool.

Justin Bieber sang a Christmas song and later changed into a tuxedo and put gel into his hair like he was ready for the 1950’s prom.

Chris Brown sang and dance and was really good at both, no surprise here. Mary J. Blige performed a new song and it was awesome. Kelly Clarkson was there to remind everyone she's still around.

Katy Perry performed an acoustic set and played the guitar and got a, what, standing ovation!

J.Lo shut the house down with her Vegas-inspired number and she even brought one of those Fiat cars onstage in the worlds greatest marketing moment ever. J.Lo also performed with Will.i.am while debuting his new song, “T.H.E (The Hardest Ever) which they performed in total glow-in-the-dark mode. Ok, here’s the list of winners:

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-

Favorite Male Artist: Blake Shelton

Favorite Female Artist: Taylor Swift

Favorite Band, Duo or Group: Lady Antebellum

Favorite Album: Taylor Swift/Speak Now

Rap/Hip-Hop Music-

Favorite Artist: Nicki Minaj

Favorite Album: Nicki Minaj/Pink Friday

Soul/R&B Music-

Favorite Male Artist: Usher

Favorite Female Artist: Beyonce

Favorite Album: Rihanna/Loud

Alternative Rock-

Favorite Artist: Foo Fighters

Adult Contemporary Music-

Favorite Artist: Adele

Latin Music-

Favorite Artist: Jennifer Lopez

Contemporary Inspirational-

Artist of The Year: Casting Crowns

Overall Artist of the Year-

Taylor Swift

Sprint New Artist of the Year-

Pop/Rock: Hot Chelle Rae

Country: The Band Perry

Soul/R&B: Miguel

Rap/Hip-Hop: Wiz Khalifa