In this edition, the 36th, the show was held at the Nokia Theater in Los Angeles and featured live performances from Cobra Starship and Mary J Blige.
Lady Gaga was the winner of the night with two awards – best pop artist and best breakout artist – while “Paramore”, the American rock band, got best rock title.
Keith Urban and Taylor Swift won the awards for best artist male and female while Eminem was named best hip-hop artist. The best musical collaboration went to Jay-Z, Rihanna, and Kanye West for their joint single ‘Run This Town’
Mariah Carey won the award for best R & B Artist while Carrie Underwood won the award for Best Country Artist.
As this award is marked by the number of fans and followers the artist has is not surprising that the Twilight saga won three awards – Favorite Movie, Franchise and On Screen team, making it the biggest winner of the night. What is most surprising is that Miley Cyrus won the award for best breakout movie actress for her role as Hannah Montana beating actresses like Zoe Saldana of Avatar or Anna Kendrick, of The Twilight Saga. who’s also a Broadway actress.
Other winners of the night are at: Johnny Depp, Sandra Bullock, Hugh Jackman, Jim Carrey, Taylor Lautner, Hugh Laurie, Katherine Heigl, Steve Carell and Alyson Hannigan.