American Music Awards: The Winners
Heavily-nominated Mariah scoops single gong; Green Day and Destiny's Child are double winners
Mariah Carey walked away from last night's American Music Awards with just one gong " despite being nominated for four.
Mariah picked up the first award of the night " favourite female (soul/R&B) " at the LA ceremony. Green Day, Tim McGraw, Kelly Clarkson, Destiny's Child and the Black Eyed Peas each bagged two awards.
Performances on the night came from Gwen Stefani, Pharrell Williams and the Eurythmics. The Rolling Stones finished the night in style by playing via a live satellite link-up from their concert in Utah.
However, despite a star turn out, several key winners were absent, including Green Day, Kelly Clarkson and the Black Eyed Peas.
Highlights of the winners list:
Favourite Male (pop/rock): Will Smith
Favourite Female (pop/rock): Gwen Stefani
Favourite Band (pop/rock): The Black Eyed Peas
Favourite Album (pop/rock): American Idiot " Green Day
Favourite Male (soul/R&B): R. Kelly
Favourite Female (soul/R&B): Mariah Carey
Favourite Band (soul/R&B): Destiny's Child
Favourite Album (soul/R&B): Destiny Fulfilled " Destiny's Child
Favourite Male (rap/hip-hop): Eminem
Favourite Female (rap/hip-hop): Missy Elliott
Favourite Band (rap/hip-hop): The Black Eyed Peas
Favourite Album (rap/hip-hop): The Massacre " 50 Cent