Taylor Swift Named Artist of the Year at American Music Awards

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Taylor Swift at the 2013 AMAs

Taylor Swift at the 2013 AMAs (Kevin Winter/Getty Images)

 

The American Music Awards honored a number of today’s biggest artists Sunday night (Nov. 24), from Rihanna to One Direction to Justin Timberlake. Right at the top of the heap, though, was Taylor Swift, who walked away as the 2013 Artist of the Year.

Swift also won the Favorite Female Artist award in both the country and pop/rock categories, and her 2012 release Red won Favorite Album in country as well (see all the winners below).

A few other country artists also walked away with awards last night. This year’s Favorite Male Artist in country was Luke Bryan, who also performed his recent hit “That’s My Kind of Night.”

Related: See the Best Performances from the 2013 AMAs

Lady Antebellum was named Favorite Band, Duo or Group in country, while the Favorite Single went to Florida Georgia Line and Nelly for their remix of FGL’s smash hit “Cruise.”

The American Music Awards were first created by Dick Clark in 1973.

Full winners list from the 2013 American Music Awards:

ARTIST OF THE YEAR
• Taylor Swift

FAVORITE MALE ARTIST – POP/ROCK
• Justin Timberlake

FAVORITE FEMALE ARTIST – SOUL/R&B
• Rihanna

FAVORITE ALBUM – COUNTRY
• Taylor Swift/Red

FAVORITE ALBUM – RAP/HIP-HOP
• Macklemore & Ryan Lewis/The Heist

FAVORITE ARTIST – ALTERNATIVE ROCK
• Imagine Dragons

FAVORITE ARTIST – LATIN
• Marc Anthony

FAVORITE ALBUM – POP/ROCK
• One Direction/Take Me Home

NEW ARTIST OF THE YEAR PRESENTED BY KOHL’S
• Ariana Grande

AMA Icon Award
• Rihanna

FAVORITE MALE ARTIST – SOUL/R&B
• Justin Timberlake

FAVORITE FEMALE ARTIST – COUNTRY
• Taylor Swift

SINGLE OF THE YEAR
• Florida Georgia Line Featuring Nelly/Cruise

FAVORITE ALBUM – SOUL/R&B
• Justin Timberlake/The 20/20 Experience

FAVORITE ARTIST – ELECTRONIC DANCE MUSIC (EDM)
• Avicii

FAVORITE ARTIST – RAP/HIP-HOP
• Macklemore & Ryan Lewis

FAVORITE MALE ARTIST – COUNTRY
• Luke Bryan

FAVORITE BAND, DUO OR GROUP – POP/ROCK
• One Direction

FAVORITE FEMALE ARTIST – POP/ROCK
• Taylor Swift

FAVORITE BAND, DUO or GROUP – COUNTRY
• Lady Antebellum

FAVORITE ARTIST – ADULT CONTEMPORARY
• Maroon 5

FAVORITE ARTIST – CONTEMPORARY INSPIRATIONAL
• Matthew West

TOP SOUNDTRACK
• Pitch Perfect