The 10-year-old, who launched her music career with debut single "Whip My Hair", took home the title of Outstanding New Artist. She beat out much-older rivals like B.o.B, Bruno Mars, Jason Derulo and Nicki Minaj. While winning the kudo, the young singer failed to land another. She lost to Alicia Keys in the category of Outstanding Music Video.
Collecting the most nods in music, in the meantime, were John Legend and The Roots. Together, they shared two trophies, one for Outstanding Album and the other one for Outstanding Duo, Group or Collaboration. For the Album category, they best over Kanye West,