American Music Awards 2011: Winners List

21 November 2011, 08:34 | Updated: 21 November 2011, 14:59

Nicki Minaj, Bruno Mars and Adele pick up notable wins at last night's big awards ceremony.

Adele was the big winner at last night's American Music Awards in Los Angeles, which also saw the likes of Nicki Minaj, Bruno Mars, and Rihanna picking up awards.

Nicki Minaj and David Guetta opened the ceremony with a performance of 'Turn Me On', Christina Aguilera took to the stage for 'Moves Like Jagger' with Maroon 5 and Adam Levine later sang 'Stereo Hearts' with Gym Class Heroes.

Katy Perry gave an emotional performance of new single 'The One That Got Away' following which she was presented with a special award for achieving five number ones from her album 'Teenage Dream'.

The star-studded event also featured live performances from Jennifer Lopez, Enrique Iglesias, Drake and LMFAO, who closed with show with 'Party Rock Anthem' and 'Sexy and I Know It'.

See photos from the 2011 American Music Awards.

You can see the full American Music Awards winners list below on Capital FM.

Artist of the Year – Taylor Swift
Favourite Male Artist in Pop/Rock – Bruno Mars
Favourite Female Artist in Pop/Rock – Adele
Favourite Band, Duo or Group in Pop/Rock – Maroon 5
Favourite Album in Pop/Rock – Adele – ‘21’
Favourite Rap/Hip-Hop Artist – Nicki Minaj
Favourite Rap/Hip-Hop Album – Nicki Minaj – ‘Pink Friday’
Favourite Male Artist in Soul/Rhythm/Blues - Usher
Favourite Female Artist in Soul/Rhythm/Blues - Beyonce
Favourite Album in Soul/Rhythm/Blues – Rihanna – ‘Loud’
Favourite Alternative/Rock Artist – Foo Fighters
Favourite Artist in Adult Contemporary - Adele
Favourite Artist in Latin Music – Jennifer Lopez
Special Achievement Prize – Katy Perry

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