Taylor Swift Nabs Top Awards at 2013 AMAs

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Los Angeles' Nokia Theatre played host to an array of exciting performances and memorable events on Sunday like J.Lo's tribute to Celia Cruz, but the 2013 American Music Awards belonged to pop/country sensation Taylor Swift.

The 23-year-old songstress nabbed this year's top honors of Artist of the Year, setting an AMAs record for most individual wins in the category.

Reaping the reward of her immensely successful fourth studio album Red, Swift also took home a triad of other awards, including Favorite Country Album, Favorite Female Country Artist, and Favorite Female Pop/Rock Artist.

Swift's numerous wins stole the spotlight from Rihanna, who received the inaugural Icon Award for her immense worldwide influence on pop music. The honor was presented to her by her mother, Monica Fenty.

Rihanna was nominated in two of the categories for which the "Sweeter Than Fiction" singer received awards (Artist of the Year, Favorite Female Pop/Rock Artist) , but managed to swipe another award apart from the Icon Award, Favorite Female Soul/R&B Artist, to add to her collection.

Justin Timberlake was also shorted an Artist of the Year award to place on his mantle, but he nevertheless won big on Sunday, taking home three awards, including Favorite Male Pop/Rock Artist, Favorite Male Soul/R&B Artist, and Favorite Soul/R&B Album.

Check out the full winners list from the 2013 American Music Awards below.

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Favorite Male Pop/Rock Artist

Bruno Mars
Robin Thicke

Justin Timberlake

Favorite Female Soul/R&B Artist

Alicia Keys


Favorite Country Album

Luke Bryan - Crash My Party
Florida Georgia Line - Here's to the Good Times

Taylor Swift - Red

Favorite Rap/Hip-Hop Album
Jay Z - Magna Carta... Holy Grail
Kendrick Lamar - good kid, m.A.A.d. city

Macklemore & Ryan Lewis - The Heist

Favorite Alternative Rock Artist

Imagine Dragons

The Lumineers
Mumford & Sons

Favorite Latin Music Artist

Marc Anthony

Prince Royce
Romeo Santos

Favorite Pop/Rock Album

One Direction - Take Me Home

Taylor Swift - Red
Justin Timberlake - The 20/20 Experience

New Artist of the Year
Florida Georgia Line

Ariana Grande

Imagine Dragons
Macklemore & Ryan Lewis
Phillip Phillips

Favorite Male Soul/R&B Artist
Robin Thicke

Justin Timberlake

Favorite Female Country Artist
Miranda Lambert

Taylor Swift

Carrie Underwood

Single of the Year

Florida Georgia Line featuring Nelly - "Cruise"

Robin Thicke featuring Pharrell & T.I. - "Blurred Lines"
Macklemore & Ryan Lewis featuring Wanz - "Thrift Shop"

Favorite Soul/R&B Album
Rihanna - Unapologetic

Robin Thicke - Blurred Lines

Justin Timberlake - The 20/20 Experience

Favorite Electronic Dance Music (EDM) Artist


Daft Punk
Calvin Harris

Favorite Male Country Artist

Luke Bryan

Hunter Hayes
Blake Shelton

Favorite Pop/Rock Band, Duo or Group

One Direction

Macklemore & Ryan Lewis
Imagine Dragons

Artist of the Year
Justin Timberlake
Macklemore & Ryan Lewis

Taylor Swift

Bruno Mars

Favorite Female Pop/Rock Artist

Taylor Swift

Favorite Country Band, Duo or Group
The Band Perry
Florida Georgia Line

Lady Antebellum

Favorite Rap/Hip-Hop Artist
Jay Z
Lil Wayne

Mackelmore & Ryan Lewis

Favorite Adult Contemporary Artist

Maroon 5

Bruno Mars

Favorite Contemporary Inspirational Artist
Chris Tomlin

Matthew West

Top Soundtrack

The Great Gatsby: Music From Baz Luhrmann's Film

Les Miserables

Pitch Perfect