Adele wins American Music Awards

Heart's Artist of the Year is now the Male Artist of the Year at the American Music Awards.

Bruno Mars scooped the accolade in Los Angeles overnight, there were also two awards for Adele, Female Artist and Pop/Rock Album for '21' as she recovers from throat surgery.

Katy Perry performed and collected a special achievement award for her 5 No.1 singles from the Teenage Dream album. A pink-haired Katy accompanied herself on guitar for "The One That Got Away".

Kelly Clarkson performed a swing rendition of Mr Know it All complete with swept-back hair and dancers dressed as 1930s photographers. Justin Bieber performed "Under the Mistletoe"

LMFAO closed the show with Party Rock Anthem and were joined by Justin Bieber and The Hoff on stage!

Major awards winners list:

  • Artist of the Year: Taylor Swift
  • Pop/Rock Female Artist: Adele
  • Pop/Rock Male Artist: Bruno Mars
  • Pop/Rock Band, Duo or Group: Maroon 5
  • Pop/Rock Album: Adele, “21”
  • Soul/R&B Female Artist: Beyonce
  • Soul/R&B Male Artist: Usher
  • Soul/R&B Album: Rihanna, “Loud.”
  • Latin Artist: Jennifer Lopez

Kelly Clarkson performs Mr Know It All...

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