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Eminem, Katy Perry Big Winners at People's Choice Awards

Taylor Swift and Usher also take home trophies

January 6, 2011 12:45 PM ET
Eminem, Katy Perry Big Winners at People's Choice Awards
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Eminem and Katy Perry — responsible for 2010's highest selling album and track respectively — were the big winners in the music categories at last night's People's Choice Awards.

Eminem swept four categories, including favorite hip hop artist, favorite male musician, favorite music video and favorite song for "Love the Way You Lie," his hit with Rihanna.

Photos: 2011 People's Choice Awards, With Katy Perry, Kid Rock, Taylor Swift and More

Katy Perry took home trophies for being voted favorite female artist and favorite web celebrity. When accepting an award, the singer exclaimed "I've had an incredible year!" No kidding.

Katy Perry Strips Down for Rolling Stone

Other winners, determined by a record-setting 175 million votes cast online, included Usher for favorite R&B artist and Taylor Swift for favorite country artist.

"Twilight" and Katy Perry among People's Choice winners [Reuters]
"Twilight," "House" Top People's Choice Awards
[Hollywood Reporter]

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