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List of Winners at the 2008 American Music Awards

Announcing the Winners: The 2008 American Music Awards

Chris Brown, Rihanna, and Kanye West were among the big winners Sunday at the American Music Awards. Brown took home the biggest prize of all, winning Artist of the Year by beating out Lil Wayne, Coldplay, the Eagles, and Alicia Keys. It was one of three awards for Brown, who also won Favorite Male Artist in both the pop/rock and soul/R&B categories.

Rihanna was Brown's female counterpart, taking home Favorite Female Artist awards in the pop/rock and soul/R&B categories. Kanye was another double winner, named Favorite Male Artist in the rap/hip-hop category and also winning the Favorite Album award in that category for Graduation. Alicia Keys' As I Am was named Favorite Album in both the pop/rock and soul/R&B categories.

The night was also kind to American Idol winners, with Carrie Underwood winning Favorite Album in the country category for Carnival Ride and Jordin Sparks winning Favorite Artist in the Adult Contemporary category. Winners in all categories were picked by voters online and via text message, and to see the full list of people who took home awards, just

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POP OR ROCK MUSIC

FAVORITE MALE ARTIST
Chris Brown

FAVORITE FEMALE ARTIST
Rihanna

FAVORITE BAND, DUO OR GROUP
Daughtry

FAVORITE ALBUM
Alicia Keys, As I Am

COUNTRY MUSIC

FAVORITE MALE ARTIST
Brad Paisley

FAVORITE FEMALE ARTIST
Taylor Swift

FAVORITE BAND, DUO OR GROUP
Rascal Flatts

FAVORITE ALBUM
Carrie Underwood, Carnival Ride

RAP/HIP-HOP MUSIC

FAVORITE MALE ARTIST
Kanye West

FAVORITE BAND, DUO OR GROUP
Three 6 Mafia

FAVORITE ALBUM
Kanye West, Graduation

SOUL/RHYTHM & BLUES MUSIC

FAVORITE MALE ARTIST
Chris Brown

FAVORITE FEMALE ARTIST
Rihanna

FAVORITE ALBUM
Alicia Keys, As I Am

SOUNDTRACKS

FAVORITE ALBUM
Alvin And The Chipmunks

ALTERNATIVE ROCK MUSIC

FAVORITE ARTIST
Linkin Park

ADULT CONTEMPORARY MUSIC

FAVORITE ARTIST
Jordin Sparks

LATIN MUSIC

FAVORITE ARTIST
Enrique Iglesias

CONTEMPORARY INSPIRATIONAL

FAVORITE ARTIST
Third Day

ARTIST OF THE YEAR
Chris Brown

T-MOBILE BREAKTHROUGH ARTIST
Jonas Brothers

HONORARY AWARD
Mariah Carey

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