Lady Antebellum, Jason Aldean, Taylor Swift Win 2012 Billboard Country Honors

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British singer Adele and pop group LMFAO may have dominated at last night’s Billboard Music Awards in Las Vegas, but two country artists did take home statues, and another earned Woman of the Year honors.

Lady Antebellum was named Top Country Artist, and though they were also nominated in the overall Top Duo/Group category, that went to LMFAO.

Jason Aldean‘s My Kinda Party landed the Top Country Album award, and “Dirt Road Anthem” (which appears on Party) was named Top Country Song.

Scotty McCreery was up for Top New Artist, and Taylor Swift was in the running for Top Touring Artist, but each lost out to (respectively) Wiz Khalifa and U2.

Swift was, though, named Billboard’s Woman of the Year. The award was actually announced last fall, but she received it on camera during last night’s award show — after an introduction by country icon Kris Kristofferson.

Plenty of country artists showed up for the ceremony, and if you’re curious you can check out what they wore on the red carpet.

The ceremony also included tributes to the late Whitney Houston, Donna Summer, Adam Yauch of the Beastie boys, and also Robin Gibb of the Bee-Gees, who died earlier that same day.

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