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Winners Announced for "The 2011 American Music Awards®" PERFORMANCES BY NICKI MINAJ, LMFAO, JUSTIN BIEBER, JENNIFER LOPEZ, PITBULL, KATY PERRY

Winners Include:

Artist of the Year: Taylor Swift

Sprint New Artist of the Year: Hot Chelle Rae

Nicki Minaj, Adele, Bruno Mars and More

Katy Perry Receives Award of Achievement for Being the First Woman in History of Pop Music to Have Five No. 1 Singles from One Album

LOS ANGELES, Nov. 21, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Winners of the 39th Annual American Music Awards (AMAs) were announced this evening from the NOKIA Theatre, L.A LIVE. The show aired live on ABC at 8:00pm ET/ 7:00pm CT. Produced by dick clark productions (dcp), the 2011 AMAs were produced by Larry Klein and executive produced by Orly Adelson, president of dcp.

AMA highlights included live performances by Jennifer Lopez, Justin Bieber, Chris Brown, Kelly Clarkson, Drake, an AMA record six collaborations including Nicki Minaj with David Guetta opening the show, Pitbull with Marc Anthony and Lil Jon, Gym Class Heroes with Adam Levine, will.i.am with Jennifer Lopez, Enrique Iglesias with Ludacris, and Maroon 5 with Christina Aguilera. LMFAO closed the night out with a party filled with surprises.

Winners of the 39th American Music Awards included Taylor Swift winning (Artist of the Year, Favorite Female Artist / Country Music and Favorite Album / Country), Nicki Minaj taking home her very first American Music Awards (Favorite Artist, Rap/Hip-Hop and Favorite Album, Rap/Hip-Hop), Adele winning (Favorite Female Artist / Pop/Rock, Favorite Album / Pop/Rock and Favorite Artist / Adult Contemporary), Maroon 5 presented with (Favorite Band Duo or Group / Pop/Rock), Jennifer Lopez honored with (Favorite Artist / Latin Music), Hot Chelle Rae winning (Sprint New Artist of the Year award) and more. A complete list of winners is attached.

Katy Perry received a special AMA Award of Achievement for being the first woman in the history of pop music to have five No. 1 singles from one album.

Artists were honored in the categories of Pop/Rock, Country, Rap/Hip-Hop, Soul/R&B, Alternative, Adult Contemporary, Latin, and Contemporary Inspirational.  

This year, ABC aired a live pre-show "Countdown to The American Music Awards" hosted by Chris Harrison and Vanessa Lachey and live reporting by Ryan Devlin. In addition, fans were treated to the online pre-show "Coca-Cola Red Carpet LIVE! @ the 2011 AMAs" hosted by Lance Bass, Michael Buckley, Estelle, Sarah Hyland, Mario, Audrina Patridge and Josh Sussman that streamed live online worldwide at ABC.com, Livestream.com/AMAs and other partner sites.

About the Voting --

American Music Awards® nominees are selected from both BigChampagne's Ultimate Chart and Mediabase. The Ultimate Chart is a ranked list of the most popular artists and songs based on a weighted combination of music sales, radio and TV broadcast, internet streaming and video viewing, and incorporating additional online metrics, including activity on social networks. Mediabase monitors more than 1,800 radio stations in 180 U.S. and Canadian markets, 24 hours-a-day, seven-days-a-week and provides vital airplay and programming information to more than 1,700 affiliate radio stations and every major broadcast group.  Winners are chosen by public vote online.

About dick clark productions, inc. --

Founded in 1957, dick clark productions, inc. (dcp) is a leading independent producer of television programming. dcp produces perennial hits such as the "American Music Awards," "Golden Globe Awards," "Academy of Country Music Awards," and "Dick Clark's New Year's Rockin' Eve with Ryan Seacrest."  dcp also produces popular weekly television programming, including "So You Think You Can Dance," and owns and maintains one of the world's most unique and extensive entertainment libraries, which includes more than 30 years of "American Bandstand" footage.  For additional information about dcp, please visit www.dickclarkproductions.com

About the American Music Awards --

In 1973 Dick Clark created the American Music Awards to pay tribute to popular musicians from various genres of music and to put audiences in touch with the latest phenomena in American music.  Since its founding, the AMAs have honored and showcased the talents of some of the biggest names in the music industry. For press credential requests, please go to http://ama.dickclark.com.

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2011 AMERICAN MUSIC AWARDS
WINNERS
NOVEMBER 20TH, 2011

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 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/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

LATIN MUSIC
Favorite Artist
Jennifer Lopez

CONTEMPORARY INSPIRATIONAL
Favorite Artist
Casting Crowns

ARTIST OF THE YEAR
Taylor Swift

Sprint New Artist Of The Year
Hot Chelle Rae

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