Thu, August 19, 2010

37th Annual American Music Awards

Taylor Swift wins five American Music Awards

Country crossover star Taylor Swift overshadowed the late Michael Jackson at the American Music Awards on Sunday, winning five prizes including artist of the year. Full story

BACKGROUND

American Music Award

The AMAs were created by Dick Clark in 1973 to compete with the Grammys after the move of that year's show to Nashville, Tennessee led to CBS picking up the Grammy telecasts.

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American Music Award

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Rihanna is fashion feisty at AMA 2009

2009-11-23 08:06:18 GMT SINA.com Rihanna looked like a total charmer at the 2009 AMA's. With her outrageous and original fashion style, she's always one step ahead of the couture curve. But no matter how many designers, looks or fashion shows she dawns (or the paparazzi shoots her at) there's always two things that she always goes back to: Her signature cat eye liner and pale pink lips.

Gloriana members celebrate backstage

2009-11-23 06:45:28 GMT SINA.com Gloriana members Tom Gossin, Rachel Reinert, Mike Gossin and Cheyenne Kimball with the award for T-Mobile Breakthrough Artist backstage at the 37th Annual American Music Awards on Sunday, Nov. 22, 2009, in Los Angeles.

Nicole Kidman and Keith Urban arrive arm in arm

2009-11-23 04:10:55 GMT SINA.com Nicole Kidman and Keith Urban arrive at the 37th Annual American Music Awards on Sunday, Nov. 22, 2009, in Los Angeles.

Shakira arrives at AMAs

2009-11-23 04:05:49 GMT SINA.com Shakira arrives at the 37th Annual American Music Awards on Sunday, Nov. 22, 2009, in Los Angeles.