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Luke Bryan Wins First AMA, Taylor, Carrie, Lady A Also Winners

11/19/2012

Luke Bryan is logging another career first. The singer has earned his first American Music Award, getting the nod for Favorite Male Artist-Country during Sunday's ceremony on ABC. In accepting the honor Luke expressed his appreciation to his followers, and to one supporter in particular.

Meanwhile, Taylor Swift, Lady Antebellum, and Carrie Underwood each added to their list of AMA wins. Taylor earned her eleventh AMA trophy as well as her fifth consecutive Favorite Female Artist-Country title, and Lady A captured Favorite Band, Duo, or Group-Country for a third straight year. Meanwhile, Underwood's "Blown Away" was named Favorite Album-Country. Carrie has yet to lose when nominated in that category. Her previous albums "Some Hearts," "Carnival Ride," and "Play On" have also earned the award. Luke, Taylor, Lady A, and Carrie also participated in the ceremony. Luke and Lady A were among the presenters while Taylor and Carrie both performed at the event, which took place at the Nokia Theater in Los Angeles.
Country categories winners list from the 40th annual American Music Awards
FAVORITE MALE ARTIST - COUNTRY
Luke Bryan - 1st AMA
FAVORITE FEMALE ARTIST - COUNTRY
Taylor Swift
FAVORITE BAND, DUO or GROUP - COUNTRY
Lady Antebellum - 3rd consecutive
FAVORITE ALBUM - COUNTRY
Carrie Underwood, "Blown Away"

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