Taylor dominates Music Awards
Country singer Taylor Swift dominated the American Music Awards by scooping five awards including the Artist of the Year. Her album Fearless was also named Favourite Country Music Album.music Updated: Nov 24, 2009 12:16 IST
The 19-year-old singer won the coveted Artist of the Year award along with Favourite Pop/Rock Female, Favourite Country Female and Favourite Adult Contemporary Artist.
Her album Fearless was also named Favourite Country Music Album.
King of Pop Michael Jackson was posthumously awarded Favourite Soul/R&B Male and Favourite Pop/Rock Male.
His Number One album won the Favourite Pop and Favourite Soul/R&B Album awards.
Singer Jay-Z took away Favourite Rap/Hip Hop Male and Favourite Rap/Hop Album awards, while his wife Beyonce claimed the Favourite Soul/R&B Female award.
Keith Urban won Favourite Country Male Artist, and dedicated the award to his wife Nicole Kidman and daughter Sunday.
"To my wife, I love you so much baby girl. This is for you and Sunday," Contactmusic quoted him as saying.
The list of AMA winners is as follows:
Favourite Pop/Rock Band/Duo/Group - The Black Eyed Peas
Favourite Country duo/band - Rascal Flatts (fourth year in a row)
Favourite Pop/Rock Female - Taylor Swift
Favourite Alternative Rock - Green Day
Favourite Soul/R&B Male - Michael Jackson
Favourite Country Male Artist - Keith Urban
Favourite Soul/R&B Female - Beyonce
Breakthrough Artist Awards - Gloriana (beating King Cudi, Lady GaGa, Keri Hilson)
International Award of Excellence - Whitney Houston
Favourite Country Female - Taylor Swift
Favourite Pop/Rock Male Artist - Michael Jackson
Artist of the Year - Taylor Swift
Favourite Pop/Rock Album - Michael Jackson, Number ones
Favourite Country Music Album - Taylor Swift, Fearless
Favourite Rap/Hip Hop Album - The Blueprint 3, Jay-Z
Favourite Soul/R&B Band, Duo or Group - The Black Eyed Peas
Favourite Soul/R&B Album - Michael Jackson, Number Ones
Favourite Soundtrack - Twilight
Favourite Adult Contemporary Artist - Taylor Swift
Favourite Latin Music Artist - Aventura
Favourite Contemporary Inspirational Artist - Mary Mary