Check Out Your Favorite Stars in These Throwback Photos of the 2009 American Music Awards

Can you believe it's been 10 years?

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Don't tell anyone, but the 2009 American Music Awards were a whole decade ago.

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In 2009, Fergie had been "Fergalicious" for three years already!

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Demi Lovato
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And Demi Lovato was still a Disney kid! Princess Protection Program, which she starred in with Selena Gomez, came out in 2009!

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Selena Gomez
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Gomez was still the star of Disney's Wizards of Waverly Place!

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We see you, baby-faced Drake! In 2009, Drake released his mixtape, So Far Gone, but wouldn't get himself an American Music Award until 2010, when he won Favorite Rap/Hip-Hop Artist and Favorite Rap/Hip-Hop Album.

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Paula Abdul
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2009 was the year that Paula Abdul left American Idol, and then showed up to the American Music Awards carpet looking like a princess.

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Kelly Clarkson
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Our lives would suck without Kelly Clarkson, for sure! She released her fourth studio album in March 2009.

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Sofia Vergara

Fresh off of the premiere of the first season of Modern Family, Sofia Vergara showed up to the American Music Awards looking totally glamorous.

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Reba McEntire
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Forget "Fancy!" Reba McEntire went casual — save for a rhinestone clutch, of course.

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Rihanna could stand under our umbrella any day.

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Tony Braxton
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Toni Braxton brought her son, Denim, as her date for the evening.

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Kim Zolciak
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And Real Housewives of Atlanta's Kim Zolciak (then not yet Biermann) was there too?!

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Keith Urban and Nicole Kidman
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Though so much has changed, Nicole Kidman and Keith Urban have not. They're still #CoupleGoals and still hitting up red carpets to support each other.

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Kate Hudson and Nicole Kidman
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Kidman wasn't only there to support her husband: she presented an award with Kate Hudson.

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Janet Jackson
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It's Miss Jackson, if you're nasty! Janet Jackson opened the show with a medley of her songs.

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Whitney Houston
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Whitney Houston won the International Artist of the Year award at the 2009 American Music Awards, and wowed the crowd by singing, "I Didn't Know My Own Strength."

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Nelly Furtado and Timbaland
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Nelly Furtado and Timbaland performed "Morning After Dark" along with SoShy.

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Her hips don't lie! Shakira took the stage to perform "Give It Up To Me."

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Lady Gaga
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Lady Gaga started off her performance with "Bad Romance" before breaking through glass to get to a piano, setting the stage on fire and performing "Speechless."

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Alicia Keys and Jay-Z
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Alicia Keys performed with JAY-Z ...

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Alex Rodriguez
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With then-Yankee baseball player (and not yet future Mr. Jennifer Lopez) introducing their song "Empire State of Mind."

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Carrie Underwood
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Carrie Underwood brought down the house with "Cowboy Casanova."

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Taylor Swift
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And Taylor Swift couldn't be there to accept Artist of the Year, but still made her famous shocked face via video.

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