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The American Music Awards Were Really Disappointing

A photo of Christina Aguilera

We’ll probably do more fashion posts later, but let that photo of Christina Aguilera up there be a preview of just how disappointing this awards show was. That dress is terrible, isn’t it? What year does she think she’s in?

But anyway, let’s focus on the actual awards right now, all right? Because it’s basically bullshit. Let me show you a list of the winners:

Artist of the Year

WINNER: Justin Bieber
Drake
Maroon 5
Katy Perry
Rihanna

New Artist of the Year

J. Cole
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Gotye
WINNER: Carly Rae Jepsen
One Direction

Favorite Pop/Rock Male Artist

WINNER: Justin Bieber
Flo Rida
Pitbull
Usher

Favorite Pop/Rock Female Artist

Kelly Clarkson
Nicki Minaj
WINNER: Katy Perry
Rihanna

Favorite Pop/Rock Band, Duo or Group

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WINNER: Maroon 5
One Direction
The Wanted

Favorite Pop/Rock Album

WINNER: Justin Bieber – Believe
Maroon 5 – Overexposed
Nicki Minaj – Pink Friday: Roman Reloaded
One Direction – Up All Night

Favorite Country Male Artist

Jason Aldean
WINNER: Luke Bryan
Eric Church

Favorite Country Female Artist

Miranda Lambert
WINNER: Taylor Swift
Carrie Underwood

Favorite Rap/Hip-Hop Artist:

Drake
WINNER: Nicki Minaj
Tyga

Favorite Soul/R&B Male Artist

Chris Brown
Trey Songz
WINNER: Usher

Favorite Soul/R&B Female Artist

WINNER: Beyoncé
Mary J. Blige
Rihanna

Favorite Soul/R&B Album
Chris Brown – Fortune
WINNER: Rihanna – Talk That Talk
Usher – Looking 4 Myself

Favorite Alternative Rock Artist

The Black Keys
Gotye
WINNER: Linkin Park

Favorite Adult Contemporary Artist

WINNER: Adele
Kelly Clarkson
Train

What a mess, right?  I can’t believe Justin Bieber won that many awards. And since when is Rihanna a Soul/R&B artist? And why is Linkin Park winning an award in 2012? What does it all mean?

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