Eminem Takes Home Two Awards at AMA’s

Although last night’s American Music Awards, honoring musical genres across the board, didn’t prove to be a particular big night for hip-hop, Eminem came out a winner.

The Detroit MC led the way for rappers, as he was nominated for five awards, ultimately bringing home two. Em beat out B.o.B. and Drake twice, for both Favorite Rap/Hip-Hop Male Artist and Favorite Rap/Hip-Hop Album for  Recovery.

Justin Bieber, who cleaned up with four wins, showed love to Em during his acceptance speech for Favorite Pop/Rock Male, a category in which he beat Eminem and Usher. ”Truly I don’t know how this is possible because I’ve been singing Eminem since I was three and Usher is my mentor,” he said. “So this is big.”

Other notable moments included the Black Eyed Peas taking home the award for Favorite Pop/Rock Band, Diddy-Dirty Money’s performance of the recent “I’m Coming Home” [Watch Below] and Nicki Minaj, whose debut album drops today, taking a break from presenting an award to tell the crowd to “give it up for Pink Friday.” —Adam Fleischer

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    Eminem getting the awards was deserving, the rest was blah blah….who cares.

  • Milani Thomas

    hes consitant with it. When he not win a hip hop/rap award. he stays true to the game

  • tumi

    If Em doen’t win the ALBUM OF THE YEAR @ de grammies, den real hip hop should be cancelled in those awards cos surely no album has made dt much noise dis year than RECOVERY

    NOMINATIONS for best rap album
    Only built for cuban linx 2
    Blueprint 3
    Distant Relatives
    Adventures of Bobby Ray

    dt’s how it is bt dt’s how it wont be

  • brebre

    eminem for live <3 he deserves to win !! not jb !