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2011 American Music Awards: winners, photos and highlights

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The 2011 American Music Awards returned to Nokia Theater LA Live in Downtown Los Angeles Sunday night, featuring performances from Jennifer Lopez, Justin Bieber, Christina Aguilera and a slew of other music industry superstars.

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<---See photos from the 2011 AMAs in the slideshow

Check out the complete list of winners from the 2011 American Music Awards below:

ARTIST OF THE YEAR

Taylor Swift

NEW ARTIST OF THE YEAR

Hot Chelle Rae

POP OR ROCK

Male Artist - Bruno Mars

Female Artist - Adele

Band, Duo or Group - Maroon 5

Album - Adele, "21"

COUNTRY

Male Artist - Blake Shelton

Female Artist - Taylor Swift

Band, Duo or Group - Lady Antebellum

Album - Taylor Swift, "Speak Now"

SOUL/RHYTHM & BLUES

Male Artist - Usher

Female Artist - Beyonce

Album - Rihanna, "Loud"

RAP/HIP-HOP

Artist - Nicki Minaj

Album - Nicki Minaj, "Pink Friday"

ALTERNATIVE ROCK

Artist - Foo Fighters

ADULT CONTEMPORARY

Artist - Adele

LATIN

Artist - Jennifer Lopez

CONTEMPORARY INSPIRATIONAL

Casting Crowns

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