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Winners and Best Performances at the American Music Awards [VIDEOS]

The American Music Awards celebrated a year of monster hits with its 20th annual show yesterday. The night featured performances by Justin Timberlake, Rihanna, Lady Gaga, TLC, Macklemore & Ryan Lewis, Kendrick Lamar, Miley Cyrus and more. The Artist of the Year award went to Taylor Swift, with Rihanna taking the prestigious icon award. The notable favorite artist prizes awarded in each music genre were given to Justin Timberlake (Rock/Pop), Macklemore & Ryan Lewis (Rap/Hip Hop) and Imagine Dragons (Alternative Rock).

Performances

Enjoy some of the best performances from the show:

American Music Awards 2013 Winners:

Artist of the Year
Taylor Swift

Icon Award
Rihanna

New Artist of the Year
Ariana Grande

Single of the Year
Florida Georgia Line Featuring Nelly, “Cruise”

Favorite Male Artist – Pop/Rock
Justin Timberlake

Favorite Female Artist – Pop/Rock
Taylor Swift

Favorite Band, Duo or Group – Pop/Rock
One Direction

Favorite Album – Pop/Rock
One Direction, Take Me Home

Favorite Male Artist – Country
Luke Bryan

Favorite Female Artist – Country
Taylor Swift

Favorite Band, Duo or Group – Country
Lady Antebellum

Favorite Album – Country
Taylor Swift, Red

Favorite Artist – Rap/Hip Hop
Macklemore & Ryan Lewis

Favorite Album – Rap/Hip Hop
Macklemore & Ryan Lewis, The Heist

Favorite Male Artist – Soul/R&B
Justin Timberlake

Favorite Female Artist – Soul/R&B
Rihanna

Favorite Album – Soul/R&B
Justin Timberlake, The 20/20 Experience

Favorite Artist – Alternative Rock
Imagine Dragons

FFavorite Artist – Latin
Marc Anthony

Favorite Artist – Electronic Dance Music
Avicii

Favorite Artist – Adult Contemporary
Maroon 5

Favorite Artist – Contemporary Inspirational
Matthew West

Top Soundtrack
Pitch Perfect

AMA 2013
 
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