1. Artist of the Year

    Swift Nabs Top Award at AMAs

    Miley Cyrus performs on stage at the American Music Awards at the Nokia Theatre L.A. Live on Sunday, Nov. 24, 2013, in Los Angeles. (Photo by John Shearer/Invision/AP)

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    If you put on the American Music Awards Sunday night and saw a giant virtual cat wink at you, you were not imagining things. That really happened during Miley Cyrus’s performance of “Wrecking Ball.” In other, actual awards news, Taylor Swift took home the top prize, Artist of the Year—and she cleaned up with wins in Favorite Country Album, Favorite Female Country Artist, and Favorite Female Pop/Rock Artist. And she got to hold Justin Timberlake’s arm, so an all-around banner night for her. Timberlake took home three awards. Rihanna won the Icon Award, which was presented by her mother, Monica Fenty. As for performances, aside from Cyrus, R. Kelly and Lady Gaga sang “Do What U Want,” in homage to JFK and Marilyn Monroe.

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