Taylor Swift & Adele amongst the big winners in the American music awardsNovember 21st, 2011 - 7:39 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Los Angeles, Nov 21 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Taylor Swift and Adele were the top winners on the night during the American Music Awards. The two singers picked three awards each but Swift had the added advantage by winning the coveted Artist of the Year Award. The award was being competed for by stars like pop singer Lady Gaga, rapper Lil Wayne, soul singer Adele and Katy Perry.
Adele received four nominations on the night making her the biggest nominee during the event. With the exception of the artist of the year award, Adele picked up all the awards. She won the favorite pop/rock female artist of the year award; pop/rock album of the year for her work on the album “21″; and the adult contemporary artist of the year award.
Swift was the winner of the titles favorite country female artist of the year and favorite country album of the year award with the project “Speak Now.”
Beyonce won the favorite soul/R&B female artist of the year with the Foo Fighters picking the favorite alternative rock artist. Rihanna’s project “Loud,” won the favorite soul/R&B album of the year. The band Lady Antebellum picked the favorite country band/duo/group of the year award.
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