Taylor Swift, Adele and Nicki Minaj Lead American Music Awards

Taylor Swift  | Photo Credits: Jeff Kravitz/AMA2011/FilmMagic.com

Female vocalists dominated at the 2011 American Music Awards, as Taylor Swift, yet again, was the top winner of the evening, picking up three awards — Favorite Country Female Artist, Country Album and Artist of the Year. "This is crazy," Swift excitedly told the crowd Sunday night.

Adele received two statues, for Favorite Female Pop/Rock Music Artist and Pop/Rock Music Album. Nicki Minaj took home both Favorite Rap/Hip-Hop artist and Rap/Hip-Hop album. "There's so much love in this room," Minaj exclaimed after winning her first award of the night.

Check out red carpet arrivals from the 2011 American Music Awards

Although she lost in the traditional categories, Katy Perry was honored onstage immediately following her performance for being the first woman to have five No. 1 singles from a single album.

Check out the list of winners:

Pop/Rock Music
Favorite Male Artist: Bruno Mars

Favorite Band, Duo or Group: Maroon 5

Favorite Female Artist — Adele

Favorite Album — Adele, 21

Country Music
Favorite Male Artist: Blake Shelton

Favorite Female Artist: Taylor Swift

Favorite Band, Duo or Group: Lady Antebellum

Favorite Album — Taylor Swift, Speak Now

Soul/R&B Music
Favorite Male Artist: Usher

Favorite Female Artist: Beyonce

Favorite Album: Rihanna, Loud

Rap/Hip-Hop Music
Favorite Artist — Nicki Minaj

Favorite Album — Nicki Minaj, Pink Friday

Latin Music
Favorite Artist: Jennifer Lopez

Artist of the Year
Taylor Swift

New Artist of the Year
Hot Chelle Rae

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