Winners Announced For The 2010 American Music Awards

Winners of the 38th Annual American Music Awards (AMAs) were announced this evening from the Nokia Theatre, L.A LIVE. The show aired live on ABC at 8:00pm ET/ 7:00pm CT. Produced by dick clark productions (dcp), the 2010 AMAs were produced by Larry Klein and executive produced by Orly Adelson, president of dcp.

AMA highlights included live performances by Justin Bieber, P!nk, Ke$ha, Usher and a powerful opening medley by Rihanna featuring “Love the Way You Lie (Part II),” “What’s My Name,” and “Only Girl In the World.”  Other highlights included Katy Perry lighting up the stage with “Firework” and Christina Aguilera performing “Express” from her upcoming film Burlesque. The night also marked television history as New Kids On The Block and Backstreet Boys closed the show together on one stage.

Winners of the 38th Annual American Music Awards included Justin Bieber taking home his first-ever AMAs winning 4 total, including Artist of the Year, Taylor Swift taking home Favorite Female Artist (Country), Rihanna presented with the Favorite Female Artist (Soul/R&B), Eminem winning 2 awards for Favorite Male Artist  and Album (Rap/Hip-Hop) and The Black Eyed Peas taking home the Favorite Band, Duo or Group (Pop/Rock). A complete list of winners is attached.

For the second year, dick clark productions streamed a live red carpet digital pre-show, “Coca-Cola Red Carpet Live! @ the 2010 AMAs,” at 2:00 PM (PT) / 5:00 PM (ET) on and The pre-show, featured hosts Danny Gokey, Jennette McCurdy, Lance Bass, Whitney Port and the returning Coca-Cola Correspondent David Lehre interviewing celebrities and updating fans on all the red carpet action.

For the fourth year, winners were determined by online voting at the official Coca-Cola voting location as well as Artists were honored in the categories of Pop/Rock, Country, Rap/Hip-Hop, Soul/R&B, Alternative, Adult Contemporary, Latin, Soundtracks and Contemporary Inspirational.  Fans can go to the official homepage of the 2010 “American Music Awards,”, to find additional information on the show.


November 21, 2010


Artist of the Year

Justin Bieber

Favorite Pop/Rock Male Artist

Justin Bieber

Favorite Pop/Rock Female Artist

Lady Gaga

Favorite Pop/Rock Band, Duo or Group

The Black Eyed Peas

Favorite Pop/Rock Album

Justin Bieber – My World 2.0

Favorite Country Music Male Artist

Brad Paisley

Favorite Country Music Female Artist

Taylor Swift

Favorite Country Music Band, Duo or Group

Lady Antebellum

Favorite Country Music Album

Carrie Underwood – Play On

Favorite Rap/Hip-Hop Male Artist


Favorite Rap/Hip-Hop Album

Eminem – Recovery

Favorite Soul/R&B Male Artist


Favorite Soul/R&B Female Artist


Favorite Soul/R&B Album

Usher – Raymond v. Raymond

Favorite Soundtrack

Glee: The Music, Volume 3 Showstoppers

Favorite Alternative Rock Artist


Favorite Contemporary Inspirational Artist


Favorite Latin Music Artist


Favorite Adult Contemporary Artist

Michael Buble