2010 American Music Awards: The Show, The Winners

Posted Monday November 22, 2010 12:06 AM GMT

Making for quite the star-studded spectacle, the 2010 American Music Awards took place at Nokia Theatre LA Live in Los Angeles, CA on Sunday night (November 21).

The annual musical showcase featured plenty of action, with the big winner of the ceremony being Justin Bieber - who picked up three trophies including Artist of the Year.

Meanwhile, Usher and Taylor Swift also wound up heading home with hardware while Rihanna, Miley Cyrus, Justin Bieber and the much-anticipated Backstreet Boys/New Kids on the Block teamup provided stirring performances.

For those interested in all of the honorees, the complete list of 2010 American Music Awards winners is as follows:

POP or ROCK MUSIC

Favorite Male Artist
WINNER: Justin Bieber
Eminem
Usher

Favorite Female Artist
Ke$ha
WINNER: Lady Gaga
Katy Perry

Favorite Band, Duo or Group
WINNER: The Black Eyed Peas
Lady Antebellum
Train

Favorite Album
WINNER: Justin Bieber/ My World 2.0
Eminem/ Recovery
Katy Perry/ Teenage Dream

COUNTRY MUSIC

Favorite Male Artist
Jason Aldean
Luke Bryan
WINNER: Brad Paisley

Favorite Female Artist
Miranda Lambert
WINNER: Taylor Swift
Carrie Underwood

Favorite Band, Duo or Group
Zac Brown Band
WINNER: Lady Antebellum
Rascal Flatts

Favorite Album
Jason Aldean/ Wide Open
Lady Antebellum/ Need You Now
WINNER: Carrie Underwood/ Play On

RAP/HIP-HOP MUSIC

Favorite Male Artist
B.o.B.
Drake
WINNER: Eminem

Favorite Album
B.o.B./ B.o.B. Presents
Drake/ Thank Me Later
WINNER: Eminem/ Recovery

SOUL/RHYTHM & BLUES MUSIC

Favorite Male Artist
Chris Brown
Trey Songz
WINNER: Usher

Favorite Female Artist
Alicia Keys
WINNER: Rihanna
Sade

Favorite Album
Alicia Keys/ The Element of Freedom
Sade/ Soldier of Love
WINNER: Usher/ Raymond v. Raymond

SOUNDTRACKS

Favorite Album
AC/DC / Iron Man 2
WINNER: Glee: The Music, Volume 3 Showstoppers
The Twilight Saga: Eclipse

ALTERNATIVE ROCK MUSIC

Favorite Artist
WINNER: Muse
Phoenix
Vampire Weekend

ADULT CONTEMPORARY MUSIC

Favorite Artist
WINNER: Michael Buble
Lady Antebellum
Train

LATIN MUSIC

Favorite Artist
Daddy Yankee
Enrique Iglesias
WINNER: Shakira

CONTEMPORARY INSPIRATIONAL

Favorite Artist
Casting Crowns
WINNER: MercyMe
TobyMac

ARTIST OF THE YEAR

WINNER: Justin Bieber
Eminem
Ke$ha
Lady Gaga
Katy Perry

T-Mobile Breakthrough Artist Nominations

B.o.B
WINNER: Justin Bieber
Taio Cruz
Jason Derulo
Ke$ha
Lady Antebellum
Travie McCoy
Mike Posner

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