2011 American Music Awards highlights
The 39th annual American Music Awards took place Sunday night at the Nokia Theater in Los Angeles. Check out scenes from the show or skip ahead for red carpet photos.
Singer Taylor Swift said she didn't prepare an acceptance speech for the artist of the year award -- even though she's won it once before. Presenter Lionel Richie (left), no stranger to the AMAs, stood nearby. Swift won three awards this year.