Taylor Swift wins AMA artist of the year award for the third time

Nov 25, 2013 12:12 IST

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Los Angeles: Taylor Swift's fans have done it again, voting her the American Music Awards artist of the year for a third time.

Swift won Sunday night's top honor, giving her a leading four trophies. Justin Timberlake was next with three.

Taylor Swift. Getty images

Taylor Swift. Getty images

Swift didn't perform, but she was a constant presence on stage and the camera alighted on her as she danced to stars like Kendrick Lamar and Luke Bryan.

The 23-year-old pop star also won country album of the year for "Red" and favorite female country and pop/rock artist.

One Direction and Macklemore & Ryan Lewis won two awards and Rihanna was given the AMA's first Icon Award to go with her win as favorite soul/R&B female artist.

AP