Chris Brown named ”Artist of the Year” at American Music Awards

November 24th, 2008 - 7:01 pm ICT by ANI  

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Washington, Nov 24 (ANI): Hip-hop star Chris Brown bagged the top award of ”Artist of the Year” at the American Music Awards in Los Angeles.
The 19-year-old singer won three awards including Pop/Rock, Soul/R&B along with the Artist of the Year.
“I would”ve gave it to Coldplay. I”m at a loss for words,” E! Online quoted him as saying.
Brown’’s alleged girlfriend and Barbadian beauty Rihanna also walked way with the gong of Favourite Female Soul/R&B Artist and Favourite Pop/Rock Female.
Kayne West won the award in the rap/hip-hop category.
Alicia Keyes, won for Pop/Rock Album and Soul/R&B album for As I Am, while Linkin Park won in the Alternative Rock category.
The winners of the 2008 American Music Awards were:
ARTIST OF THE YEAR Chris Brown
POP/ROCK Male Artist: Chris Brown Female Artist: Rihanna Band, Duo or Group: Daughtry Album: As I Am, Alicia Keys
SOUL/R&B Male Artist: Chris Brown Female Artist: Rihanna Album: As I Am, Alicia Keys
RAP/HIP-HOP Male Artist: Kanye West Band, Duo or Group: Three 6 Mafia Album: Graduation, Kanye West
COUNTRY Male Artist: Brad Paisley Female Artist: Taylor Swift Band, Duo or Group: Rascal Flatts Album: Carnival Ride, Carrie Underwood
ALTERNATIVE ROCK Artist: Linkin Park
LATIN Artist: Enrique Iglesias
SOUNDTRACK Album: Alvin and the Chipmunks (ANI)

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