American Music Awards 2010 in Pictures

The 2010 American Music Awards aired live at 8 p.m. ET on ABC from the Nokia Theatre in Los Angeles and featured performances from Rihanna, Bon Jovi, Katy Perry, Backstreet Boys and many others.

  • Pink performs during the 2010 American Music Awards on ABC from the Nokia Theatre in Los Angeles, on November 21st, 2010. Photo: Tim Ogier/ABCPink performs during the 2010 American Music Awards on ABC from the Nokia Theatre in Los Angeles, on November 21st, 2010. Photo: Tim Ogier/ABC
  • Katy Perry performs during the 2010 American Music Awards on ABC from the Nokia Theatre in Los Angeles, on November 21st, 2010. Photo: Tim Ogier/ABCKaty Perry performs during the 2010 American Music Awards on ABC from the Nokia Theatre in Los Angeles, on November 21st, 2010. Photo: Tim Ogier/ABC
  • Katy Perry performs during the 2010 American Music Awards on ABC from the Nokia Theatre in Los Angeles, on November 21st, 2010. Photo: Tim Ogier/ABCKaty Perry performs during the 2010 American Music Awards on ABC from the Nokia Theatre in Los Angeles, on November 21st, 2010. Photo: Tim Ogier/ABC
  • Christina Aguilera performs during the 2010 American Music Awards on ABC from the Nokia Theatre in Los Angeles, on November 21st, 2010. Photo: Tim Ogier/ABCChristina Aguilera performs during the 2010 American Music Awards on ABC from the Nokia Theatre in Los Angeles, on November 21st, 2010. Photo: Tim Ogier/ABC
  • New Kids On The Block performs during the 2010 American Music Awards on ABC from the Nokia Theatre in Los Angeles, on November 21st, 2010. Photo: Tim Ogier/ABCNew Kids On The Block performs during the 2010 American Music Awards on ABC from the Nokia Theatre in Los Angeles, on November 21st, 2010. Photo: Tim Ogier/ABC
  • Backstreet Boys and New Kids On The Block performs during the 2010 American Music Awards on ABC from the Nokia Theatre in Los Angeles, on November 21st, 2010. Photo: Tim Ogier/ABCBackstreet Boys and New Kids On The Block performs during the 2010 American Music Awards on ABC from the Nokia Theatre in Los Angeles, on November 21st, 2010. Photo: Tim Ogier/ABC
  • Ke$ha performs during the 2010 American Music Awards on ABC from the Nokia Theatre in Los Angeles, on November 21st, 2010. Photo: Tim Ogier/ABCKe$ha performs during the 2010 American Music Awards on ABC from the Nokia Theatre in Los Angeles, on November 21st, 2010. Photo: Tim Ogier/ABC
  • Justin Bieber at the 2010 American Music Awards on ABC from the Nokia Theatre in Los Angeles, on November 21st, 2010. Photo: Tim Ogier/ABCJustin Bieber at the 2010 American Music Awards on ABC from the Nokia Theatre in Los Angeles, on November 21st, 2010. Photo: Tim Ogier/ABC
  • Usher gets the AMA award at the 2010 American Music Awards on ABC from the Nokia Theatre in Los Angeles, on November 21st, 2010. Photo: Tim Ogier/ABCUsher gets the AMA award at the 2010 American Music Awards on ABC from the Nokia Theatre in Los Angeles, on November 21st, 2010. Photo: Tim Ogier/ABC
  • Christina Aguilera performs during the 2010 American Music Awards on ABC from the Nokia Theatre in Los Angeles, on November 21st, 2010. Photo: Tim Ogier/ABCChristina Aguilera performs during the 2010 American Music Awards on ABC from the Nokia Theatre in Los Angeles, on November 21st, 2010. Photo: Tim Ogier/ABC
  • Taylor Swift performs during the 2010 American Music Awards on ABC from the Nokia Theatre in Los Angeles, on November 21st, 2010. Photo: Tim Ogier/ABCTaylor Swift performs during the 2010 American Music Awards on ABC from the Nokia Theatre in Los Angeles, on November 21st, 2010. Photo: Tim Ogier/ABC
  • Justin Bieber performs during the 2010 American Music Awards on ABC from the Nokia Theatre in Los Angeles, on November 21st, 2010. Photo: Tim Ogier/ABCJustin Bieber performs during the 2010 American Music Awards on ABC from the Nokia Theatre in Los Angeles, on November 21st, 2010. Photo: Tim Ogier/ABC
  • Justin Bieber performs during the 2010 American Music Awards on ABC from the Nokia Theatre in Los Angeles, on November 21st, 2010. Photo: Tim Ogier/ABCJustin Bieber performs during the 2010 American Music Awards on ABC from the Nokia Theatre in Los Angeles, on November 21st, 2010. Photo: Tim Ogier/ABC
  • Usher performs during the 2010 American Music Awards on ABC from the Nokia Theatre in Los Angeles, on November 21st, 2010. Photo: Tim Ogier/ABCUsher performs during the 2010 American Music Awards on ABC from the Nokia Theatre in Los Angeles, on November 21st, 2010. Photo: Tim Ogier/ABC
  • Justin Bieber performs during the 2010 American Music Awards on ABC from the Nokia Theatre in Los Angeles, on November 21st, 2010. Photo: Tim Ogier/ABCJustin Bieber performs during the 2010 American Music Awards on ABC from the Nokia Theatre in Los Angeles, on November 21st, 2010. Photo: Tim Ogier/ABC
  • Ne-Yo performs during the 2010 American Music Awards on ABC from the Nokia Theatre in Los Angeles, on November 21st, 2010. Photo: Tim Ogier/ABCNe-Yo performs during the 2010 American Music Awards on ABC from the Nokia Theatre in Los Angeles, on November 21st, 2010. Photo: Tim Ogier/ABC
  • Usher at the 2010 American Music Awards on ABC from the Nokia Theatre in Los Angeles, on November 21st, 2010. Photo: Tim Ogier/ABCUsher at the 2010 American Music Awards on ABC from the Nokia Theatre in Los Angeles, on November 21st, 2010. Photo: Tim Ogier/ABC
  • Rihanna performs during the 2010 American Music Awards on ABC from the Nokia Theatre in Los Angeles, on November 21st, 2010. Photo: Tim Ogier/ABCRihanna performs during the 2010 American Music Awards on ABC from the Nokia Theatre in Los Angeles, on November 21st, 2010. Photo: Tim Ogier/ABC
  • Rihanna performs during the 2010 American Music Awards on ABC from the Nokia Theatre in Los Angeles, on November 21st, 2010. Photo: Tim Ogier/ABCRihanna performs during the 2010 American Music Awards on ABC from the Nokia Theatre in Los Angeles, on November 21st, 2010. Photo: Tim Ogier/ABC
  • Singer Taylor Swift poses with her award for 'Favorite Country Music Female Artist' backstage at the 2010 American Music Awards in Los Angeles, on November 21st, 2010. Photo: Rick Rowell/ABCSinger Taylor Swift poses with her award for 'Favorite Country Music Female Artist' backstage at the 2010 American Music Awards in Los Angeles, on November 21st, 2010. Photo: Rick Rowell/ABC
  • Muse pose with their awards for 'Favorite Alternative Rock Artist' backstage at the 2010 American Music Awards in Los Angeles, on November 21st, 2010. Photo: Rick Rowell/ABCMuse pose with their awards for 'Favorite Alternative Rock Artist' backstage at the 2010 American Music Awards in Los Angeles, on November 21st, 2010. Photo: Rick Rowell/ABC
  • Singer Usher with his two awards and Justin Bieber with his four awards including 'Artist of the Year' pose backstage at the 2010 American Music Awards in Los Angeles, on November 21st, 2010. Photo: Rick Rowell/ABCSinger Usher with his two awards and Justin Bieber with his four awards including 'Artist of the Year' pose backstage at the 2010 American Music Awards in Los Angeles, on November 21st, 2010. Photo: Rick Rowell/ABC
  • Singer Justin Bieber poses with his four awards including 'Artist of the Year' backstage at the 2010 American Music Awards in Los Angeles, on November 21st, 2010. Photo: Rick Rowell/ABCSinger Justin Bieber poses with his four awards including 'Artist of the Year' backstage at the 2010 American Music Awards in Los Angeles, on November 21st, 2010. Photo: Rick Rowell/ABC

The 2010 American Music Awards aired live at 8 p.m. ET on ABC from the Nokia Theatre in Los Angeles and featured performances from Rihanna, Bon Jovi, Katy Perry, Backstreet Boys and many others.

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