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2010 AMAs: Taylor Swift, Usher, Rihanna and Shakira Among Early Winners

November 22, 2010 (2:24 am) GMT
Swift wins Favorite Female Country Artist, Usher gets Favorite Soul/R 'n' B Album, RiRi is voted Favorite Female Soul/R 'n' B Artist, and Shakira snatches Favorite Latin Artist.

From walking down the red carpet in front of the Nokia Theatre in Los Angeles to pose for photographers and fans, big stars went straight inside the venue to witness this year's winners collecting the American Music Awards. The first to win that night was . He was called out by to accept Favorite Soul/R&B Album after beating the other nominees and .

Next, there was coming onto the stage with . They handed Favorite Pop/Rock Band, Duo or Group to . The four-piece won the coveted prize over and . Later, this group returned to the stage to perform their new single "This Time (Dirty Bit)".

announced as the winner of Favorite Female Country Artist which contenders were and . Coming to the event in a mini glittery dress, Swift wished everybody a Happy Thanksgiving Day and thanked fans for "giving so much love" for her new album "" which sold more than 1 million copies in its opening week.

won Favorite Latin Artist, beating and . After that, trio , and teamed up to announce Favorite Female Soul/R&B Artist, and the winner was who won the award over Alicia Keys and Sade.



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