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AMAs 2011: Beyonce Knowles Wins, Justin Bieber Loses

November 21, 2011 (3:39 am) GMT
While Beyonce gets a sweet revenge over Rihanna, Bieber is stripped of his only chance to win an American Music Award trophy by Bruno Mars.

More and more winners were announced at 2011 American Music Awards as the night went on. After being blocked by from taking home a Favorite Soul/R&B Album, finally got a sweet revenge by winning Favorite Soul/R&B Female Artist over Riri and her former bandmate in , .

The very pregnant R&B diva was announced as the winner after 's performance, and was presented the award by and . The wife of was absent though, but thanked fans via a pre-taped message and explained that she couldn't be there because she attended the screening of her "Live at Roseland: The Elements of 4" DVD in Paris.

was next revealed as a recipient for Favorite Pop/Rock Male Artist. The "It Will Rain" singer, who previously introduced and 's performance of "Moves Like Jagger", triumphed over and . It meant that the Canadian singer would walk home empty-handed since it's his only chance to win an AMA this year.

Winning Favorite Country Female Artist earlier in the evening, added another kudo by claiming Favorite Country Album through her latest studio installment "". She pushed aside ("") and (""). She was handed the trophy by and her husband , and thanked her fans for caring about the lyrics.

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