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One Direction, Taylor Swift shine at American Music Awards

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Photo - Taylor Swift poses with her award during the 42nd American Music Awards in Los Angeles
Boy band One Direction took home top prizes Sunday at the American Music Awards as chart-topper Taylor Swift used the platform to deliver a staunch defense of traditional album buying.

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