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Singer Taylor Swift accepts the artist of the year award onstage at the 2011 American Music Awards held at Nokia Theatre L.A. LIVE in Los Angeles. (Nov. 20, 2011)

Photos: 2011 AMAs

Photos from the 2011 American Music Awards.

Nicky Minaj has not been confirmed but is
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Nicky Minaj has not been confirmed but is possibly performing with Madonna during the halftime show. Minaj is featured in Madonna's new single "Gimme All Your Luvin," which will be performed during the show. (Nov. 20, 2011)

Singer Taylor Swift accepts the artist of the
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Singer Taylor Swift accepts the artist of the year award onstage at the 2011 American Music Awards held at Nokia Theatre L.A. LIVE in Los Angeles. (Nov. 20, 2011)

Singer Taylor Swift accepts the artist of the
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Singer Taylor Swift accepts the artist of the year award onstage at the 2011 American Music Awards held at Nokia Theatre L.A. LIVE in Los Angeles. (Nov. 20, 2011)

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Singer Taylor Swift accepts favorite country album award
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Singer Taylor Swift accepts favorite country album award during the 2011 American Music Awards at Nokia Theatre L.A. LIVE in Los Angeles. (Nov. 20, 2011)

Singer SkyBlu of LMFAO performs onstage at the
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Singer SkyBlu of LMFAO performs onstage at the 2011 American Music Awards held at Nokia Theatre L.A. LIVE in Los Angeles. (Nov. 20, 2011)

Pictured here at the American Music Awards in
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Pictured here at the American Music Awards in Los Angeles, LMFAO will headline the Feb. 3 performances at the Pepsi Fan Jam. (Nov. 20, 2011)

Singer Justin Bieber ,center, performs with singers Redfoo,
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Singer Justin Bieber ,center, performs with singers Redfoo, left, and SkyBlu of LMFAO onstage at the 2011 American Music Awards held at Nokia Theatre L.A. LIVE in Los Angeles. (Nov. 20, 2011)

Singers Selena Gomez and Justin Bieber arrive at
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Singers Selena Gomez and Justin Bieber arrive at the 2011 American Music Awards held at Nokia Theatre L.A. LIVE in Los Angeles. (Nov. 20, 2011)

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Marc Anthony, left, and Pitbull perform at the
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Marc Anthony, left, and Pitbull perform at the 39th annual American Music Awards in Los Angeles on Sunday. (Nov. 20, 2011)

Enrique Iglesias performs at the 39th annual American
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Enrique Iglesias performs at the 39th annual American Music Awards in Los Angeles on Sunday. (Nov. 20, 2011)

Nicki Minaj accepts the rap/hip-hop favorite artist award
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Nicki Minaj accepts the rap/hip-hop favorite artist award at the 39th annual American Music Awards in Los Angeles on Sunday. (Nov. 20, 2011)

Chris Brown performs at the 39th annual American
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Chris Brown performs at the 39th annual American Music Awards in Los Angeles on Sunday. (Nov. 20, 2011)

Singer Kelly Clarkson performs onstage at the 2011
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Singer Kelly Clarkson performs onstage at the 2011 American Music Awards held at Nokia Theatre L.A. LIVE in Los Angeles. (Nov. 20, 2011)

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The Band Perry performs at the 39th Annual
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The Band Perry performs at the 39th Annual American Music Awards on Sunday, Nov. 20, 2011 in Los Angeles.

Singer Jennifer Lopez performs onstage at the 2011
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Singer Jennifer Lopez performs onstage at the 2011 American Music Awards held at Nokia Theatre L.A. LIVE in Los Angeles. (Nov. 20, 2011)

Jennifer Lopez performs at the 39th Annual American
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Jennifer Lopez performs at the 39th Annual American Music Awards on Sunday in Los Angeles. (Nov. 20, 2011)

Jennifer Lopez performs at the 39th annual American
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Jennifer Lopez performs at the 39th annual American Music Awards in Los Angeles on Sunday. (Nov. 20, 2011)

Singer Justin Bieber performs onstage at the 2011
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Singer Justin Bieber performs onstage at the 2011 American Music Awards held at Nokia Theatre L.A. LIVE in Los Angeles. ( Nov. 20, 2011)

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Singer Nicki Minaj performs onstage at the 2011
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Singer Nicki Minaj performs onstage at the 2011 American Music Awards held at Nokia Theatre L.A. LIVE in Los Angeles. (Nov. 20, 2011)

Singer Jennifer Lopez performs onstage at the 2011
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Singer Jennifer Lopez performs onstage at the 2011 American Music Awards held at Nokia Theatre L.A. LIVE in Los Angeles. (Nov. 20, 2011)

Singer Jennifer Lopez and rapper Pitbull perform onstage
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Singer Jennifer Lopez and rapper Pitbull perform onstage at the 2011 American Music Awards held at Nokia Theatre L.A. LIVE in Los Angeles. (Nov. 20, 2011)

Ludacris performs onstage at the 39th annual American
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Ludacris performs onstage at the 39th annual American Music Awards in Los Angeles. (Nov. 20, 2011)

Gavin DeGraw arrives at the 39th annual American
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Gavin DeGraw arrives at the 39th annual American Music Awards in Los Angeles. (Nov. 20, 2011)

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From left, Smokey Robinson, wife Claudette Rogers Robinson,
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From left, Smokey Robinson, wife Claudette Rogers Robinson, and Berry Gordy and guest arrive at the 39th annual American Music Awards in Los Angeles. (Nov. 20, 2011)

Singer Katy Perry arrives at the American Music
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Singer Katy Perry arrives at the American Music Awards in Los Angeles. (Nov. 20, 2011)

Anne V arrives at the American Music Awards
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Anne V arrives at the American Music Awards in Los Angeles. (Nov. 20, 2011)

Singer Taylor Swift arrives at the American Music
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Singer Taylor Swift arrives at the American Music Awards in Los Angeles. (Nov. 20, 2011)

Actor Benjamin Pratt arrives at the American Music
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Actor Benjamin Pratt arrives at the American Music Awards in Los Angeles. (Nov. 20, 2011)

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Mike
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Mike "The Situation" Sorrentino arrives at the American Music Awards in Los Angeles. (Nov. 20, 2011)

David Hasselhoff and Hayley Roberts arrive at the
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David Hasselhoff and Hayley Roberts arrive at the 39th annual American Music Awards in Los Angeles. (Nov. 20, 2011)

Cheryl Hines arrives at the American Music Awards
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Cheryl Hines arrives at the American Music Awards in Los Angeles. (Nov. 20, 2011)

Alanis Morissette arrives at the American Music Awards
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Alanis Morissette arrives at the American Music Awards in Los Angeles. (Nov. 20, 2011)

Kimberly Perry arrives at the American Music Awards
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Kimberly Perry arrives at the American Music Awards in Los Angeles. (Nov. 20, 2011)

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David Guetta and guest arrive at the American
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David Guetta and guest arrive at the American Music Awards in Los Angeles. (Nov. 20, 2011)

Ellie Goulding arrives at the 39th Annual American
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Ellie Goulding arrives at the 39th Annual American Music Awards in Los Angeles. (Nov. 20, 2011)

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