POPSUGAR Celebrity

J Lo, Taylor, Nicki, and More Celebrate AMA Victories in the Press Room

Nov 21 2011 - 7:21am

The winners at last night's star-studded American Music Awards [1] brought their newly acquired statues into the press room of LA's Nokia Theatre. Jennifer Lopez [2] celebrated her favorite Latin artist win between performances, and Taylor Swift [3] proudly showed off her multiple new acquisitions including artist of the year! Nicki Minaj was proud of her two victories in the rap/hip-hop music categories, having won both favorite artist and favorite album with Pink Friday. Katherine Heigl [4] and her musician husband, Josh Kelley, were presenters, but nonetheless showed some love for photographers backstage. Make sure to check out all of the 2011 American Music Award winners [5]!

Maroon 5's Adam Levine, James Valentine, Jesse Carmichael, Mickey Madden and Matt Flynn snapped a photo with their new American Music Award.

Cheryl Hines went back to back with her Suburgatory costar, Jane Levy.

Cheryl Hines and Jane Levy ran into the press room at the American Music Awards.

Lady Antebellum's Hillary Scott, Charles Kelley and Dave Haywood won an American Music Award.

Lady Antebellum stood together in the American Music Awards press room.

Nicki Minaj brought her bright green skirt to the press room.

Nicki Minaj smiled with her American Music Award.

Jennifer Lopez [6] had a black lace dress on for the press room.

Bruno Mars smiled in the press room.

Bruno Mars was all buttoned up for the American Music Awards.

Katherine Heigl [7] rocked a deep V at the American Music Awards.

Josh Kelley went in for a kiss from Katherine Heigl [8]

Mary J. Blige was in animal print for the American Music Awards' press room.

Mary J. Blige smiled for the cameras.

Josh Kelley and Katherine Heigl [9] were affectionate at the American Music Awards.

Katherine Heigl [10] in a black dress.

Katherine Heigl [11] showed off the back of her gown.

Taylor Swift [12] smiled at the American Music Awards.

Taylor Swift [13] was shocked by winning three American Music Awards.

Jennifer Lopez [14] was back in her lace dress after two thrilling performances.

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