Taylor Swift walks away with the most American Music Awards

Taylor Swift snagged four trophies at Sunday's American Music Awards ceremony (11/24), more than any other musician honored that night.

Taylor Swift snagged four trophies at Sunday's American Music Awards ceremony (11/24), more than any other musician honored that night.

The 23-year-old multi-platinum songstress received awards for Favorite Female Artist in both the Pop/Rock and Country categories, as well as Favorite Country Album for "Red." Swift also walked away with her third Artist of the Year award -- a record for the category.

Justin Timberlake took a break from touring to accept three AMAs: Favorite Male Pop/Rock Artist, Favorite Male Soul/R&B Artist and Favorite Soul/R&B Album for "The 20/20 Experience."

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Along with taking home the trophy for Favorite Female Soul/R&B Artist, Rihanna was also honored with the first-ever Icon Award, which was presented to her by her mother, Monica Fenty.

The full list of AMA winners is shown below.

The evening's ceremony, which took place at Los Angeles' Nokia Theatre L.A. Live and was hosted by Pitbull, included several buzzworthy performances. Katy Perry, clad in geisha attire, opened the awards show with a performance of "Unconditionally," while minimally dressed pop sensation Miley Cyrus belted out "Wrecking Ball" in front of an oversized image of a kitten lip-syncing the words and at one point, crying diamonds Lady Gaga and R. Kelly and Lady Gaga joined forces for her latest single, "Do What U Want, channeling Marilyn Monroe and J.F.K. just a couple days after the 50th anniversary of his assassination.

Justin Timberlake and the Tennessee Kids, One Direction and Imagine Dragons also performed, as well as a collaborative mashup with Florida Georgia Line and Nelly.

Artist of the Year
Taylor Swift

Single of the Year
Florida Georgia Line featuring Nelly, "Cruise"

New Artist
Ariana Grande

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

Favorite Artist, Adult Contemporary
Maroon 5

Favorite Artist, Latin Music
Marc Anthony, "Marc Anthony"

Favorite Artist, Contemporary Inspirational
Matthew West

Favorite Artist, Electronic Dance Music
Avicii

Top Soundtrack
"Pitch Perfect"

 

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