2011 American Music Awards

2011, TV Show


Taylor Swift Debuts New 'Do

Taylor Swift

Taylor Swift is rocking some new bangs.

"Got a haircut," the country singer tweeted, showing off her long blonde locks and wispy bangs. The country crooner's new 'do replaces her usual curls and side-swept bangs.

See photos of Taylor Swift through the years

Swift was most recently a big winner at the American Music Awards, where she took home the trophy for Artist of the Year.
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Top Moments: Mother's Baby Bombshell, Late Night's Musical Burn

How I Met Your Mother

Our top moments of the week:

12. The Sexy But We're Not So Sure Award: LMFAO calls upon a few celebrity guests (Bieber in yellow leopard pants!) to hop onstage during their show-closing performances of "Party Rock Anthem" and "Sexy and I Know It" during the 2011 American Music Awards. Unfortunately, one of those guests is David Hasselhoff, who takes the latter song a little too literally and proceeds to tear away his stripper pants to reveal briefs with a giant smiley face on the crotch. Bonus tacky points: They say "Don't judge me" on the butt. (Too late.)

11. Best Blindsiding: After... read more

Ratings: AMAs Audience Up Slightly from Last Year

Jennifer Lopez

The 2011 American Music Awards entertained 12.04 million fans — a 3 percent increase over last year — and posted a 4.3 rating in the 18-to-49 demographic, according to preliminary Nielsen overnights.

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Watercooler: Original Idol Kelly Clarkson's AMAs Lesson to The X Factor Acts

Kelly Clarkson

Attention X Factor wannabes: Kelly Clarkson is a what you should be aiming for.

Last night, the original American Idol brought her big-ass vocals and solid star-power to the American Music Awards and stood out among the field of other, non-TV discovered stars. Why? Because the ...
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Taylor Swift, Adele and Nicki Minaj Lead American Music Awards

Taylor Swift

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... read more

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Premiered: November 20, 2011
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Premise: Scheduled performers for the 39th annual gala include Justin Bieber, Katy Perry, Marc Anthony, Christina Aguilera, Kelly Clarkson, Chris Brown, Mary J. Blige, Pitbull, Nicki Minaj, Maroon 5 and LMFAO. The event is held at the Nokia Theatre in Los Angeles. Winners are determined by fan voting.


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