Kw-logo-smaller

2011 American Music Awards Recap

The  2011 American Music Awards had sexy celebs, great music and a pink guitar! Find out who won which awards and what performances rocked the house in Kidzworld’s recap!

The Performances

Nicki Minaj opened the 2011 American Music Awards (AMA) on November 20 with a performance of ‘Super Bass’. Her outfit definitely represented the song – it had two speakers on it! The rest of the evening was packed full of exciting performances from hit artists.

Maroon 5 and Christina Aguilera took to the stage to perform their hit song, ‘Moves Like Jagger.’ Maroon 5 also won the award for Favorite Pop or Rock Band. Katy Perry performed an acoustic version of ‘The One That Got Away’, sporting a fabulous hot pink outfit. She even had a pink guitar! Justin Bieber performed his holiday hit ‘Under the Mistletoe’, which is the first single off his new Christmas album. With so many great performances, it is hard to choose a favorite. 

The Awards

Taylor Swift took three of the most prized awards, including Favorite Country Album award, Favorite Female Country Artist (her fourth win in this category) and Artist of the Year. She wore a stunning gold dress that made her shine like a star. British singer Adele had four nominations going into the event, and came out with three wins: Best Female Pop or Rock Artist, Best Pop or Rock Album and Best Adult Contemporary Artist. 

Other wins include Nicki Minaj for Favorite Rap/Hip-Hop Album, Lady Antebellum for Favorite Country Music Band award and Rihanna for Best Album Award. Katy Perry received a special award of achievement for being the first woman with five number one hits from an album.

Have Your Say

Did your favorite artist win an award? Do you think someone missed out? Leave a comment and let us know!

Related Stories
>
>

readers voted!

Comments

Xxbluegigglez$waggxX
katypery is weird lol
commented: Mon Nov 28, 2011

selena is the best
i wished that i had a chance to watch it but nope i bet it was awsome :love
commented: Sun Nov 27, 2011

FearlessGirl

FearlessGirl wrote:

I watched it too my favorite part was nicki
commented: Sat Nov 26, 2011

there are 43 more comments

Please login or register to add comments

share with your friends


Twitter Facebook Myspace Digg


like this article?
Sign up now to get more just like!

latest videos

F1122317114312

Favorite Kind Of Music? Vote!

  • Rock.
  • Pop.
  • Classical.
  • Hip-Hop.

related stories

Micro_taylor-swift-micro
Taylor Swift won the MTV Music Award that came complete with a Kanye West speech hijack! Check ou...
Micro_katy-perry-micro
Who knew that Katy Perry's I Kissed a Girl would be the hottest track of the summer of 2009? Kidz...
Katy Perry and Adele have jumped into the spotlight with new albums. Kidzwor...

Entertainment in the forums

AlphaT
AlphaT posted in Movies:
Ugh its so hard to choose... Edward is so romantic, and charming and he's so perf :) But Jacob is so hot and cut and also so perf :) Team both!
reply about 4 hours
MoonlightEyes
MoonlightEyes posted in Movies:
"Mrawsomegamer" wrote:Team Jacob. Lets face it, we'd all want to be Werewolves. I know I'd like to be! :)
reply about 4 hours
MoonlightEyes
MoonlightEyes posted in Movies:
Beauty and the beast.
reply about 4 hours
-Karpov-
-Karpov- posted in Movies:
2010: The Year We Make Contact
reply about 6 hours
Cadena
Cadena posted in Movies:
Saw VI. :D
reply about 10 hours

play online games

Candy-100

A great online version of the famous Candy Crush. This is the best game launched...

1515_gl_kidzworld_100x100_jpg_fz

Intriguing planets, weird and wonderful characters; challenge friends and find a...

157262_(2)

When you go back to Candyland, you’ll wonder why you ever left in the first plac...

100x100_ra_logo_girl

Uncle George has left you his farm, but unfortunately it’s in pretty bad shape. ...

_thumb_100x100

Shoot blobs with different properies to merge yellow blobs. Your blobs can be re...