Rihanna opened up the 2010 American Music Awards last night (Sun. Nov 21) with a 9 minute, 3 song performance medley that included “Love the Way You Lie 2,” “What’s My Name?” and the upbeat dance track “Only Girl (in the World).”

The Pop singer, who just released her fifth studio album Loud a few weeks ago, won the award for Favorite Female Artist during the ceremony.

Check out 10+ pics (and video footage) below…

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