Taylor Swift’s glory
Last night at the 39th annual American Music Awards, several artists walked away with awards, but Taylor Swift was the big winner not only winning three awards, but winning Artist of the Year for the second time. Taylor Swift’s three awards included Artists of the Year, Country Female Artist and Country Album for her new album “Speak Now”. Taylor Swift also won Entertainer of the Year earlier this month at the Country Music Awards.
Adele won despite not appearing
Adele, a British singer and song writer led the nominations this year with four total, also winning three. Her awards included Adult Contemporary Artist, Pop/Rock Female Artist, and New Artist of the Year. Adele was not able to make the award show however since she is because she is recovering at home following throat surgery.
Other winners included Casting Crowns for Contemporary Inspirational Artist, Blake Shelton for Country Male Artist and Jennifer Lopez for Latin Music Artist. The full list of winners is below.
- Adult Contemporary Artist: Adele
- Alternative Rock Artist: Foo Fighters
- Contemporary Inspirational Artist: Casting Crowns
- Country Female Artist: Taylor Swift
- Country Male Artist: Blake Shelton
- Country Band, Duo or Group: Lady Antebellum
- Country Album: Taylor Swift, “Speak Now”
- Latin Music Artist: Jennifer Lopez
- Pop/Rock Female Artist: Adele
- Pop/Rock Male Artist: Bruno Mars
- Pop/Rock Band, Duo or Group: Maroon 5
- Pop/Rock Album: Adele, “21”
- Rap/Hip-Hop Artist: Nicki Minaj
- Rap/Hip-Hop Album: Nicki Minaj, “Pink Friday”
- Soul/R&B Female Artist: Beyonce
- Soul/R&B Male Artist: Usher
- Soul/R&B Album: Rihanna, “Loud.”
- Artist of the Year: Taylor Swift
- New Artist of the Year: Hot Chelle Rae
Did you watch the American Music Awards and see Taylor Swift, Adele and all the others win? What did you think of the show?
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