2011 PopCrush Music Awards Winners
The final votes are in for the 2011 PopCrush Music Awards, and while some winners were expected due to their massively successful years, there were a few winners that surprised us. To refresh your memory, the PopCrush Music Awards are entirely fan-voted, with each reader being able to cast their individual vote in 10 different categories.
As a whole, most of the categories for the 2011 PopCrush Awards were directly related to music. There was the highly sought after Album of the Year distinction, as well as Song of the Year, Video of the Year, and Best Live Performer. Looking back at these categories, it's clear that 2011 was a huge year for the leading ladies of pop music, with artists like Lady Gaga, Adele, Britney Spears, Rihanna and Katy Perry dominating the polls.
While many of the fan votes went to widely-known singers like Gaga and Justin Bieber, there were some fresh faces on the polls, as well. The nominees in the Best New Artist category were made up of newcomers like Jessie J, Dev and J. Cole, while the noms in the Best Cover Song of the Year category consisted of viral video stars (like 'Super Bass' princess Sophia Grace Brownlee) and up-and-coming singer and songwriters.
There were also a few categories that had nothing to do with music, but more with an artists' image in the public eye. In the Biggest Headline of the Year category, fans could vote on what they deemed as the most-talked-about new story of the year. Also, fans could vote on which celeb they thought was the Best Humanitarian, and also which pop artist had the Best Magazine Cover of 2011.
To see all of the winners, start clicking through via the blue button below.