American Music Awards 2012 (AMA) winners: Justin Bieber wins Artist of the Year, 2 others (Complete List)By Angel Cuala on Nov 19, 2012 in Entertainment, Music, Television, United States •
The American Music Awards 2012 (AMA) winners have been announced in a ceremony held at the Nokia Theater in Los Angeles on Sunday, November 18, 2012. Justin Bieber, Taylor Swift, and Nicki Minaj were among the big winners, and the complete list of the AMA 2012 winners is available below.
Justin Bieber, winning the AMA 2012 Favorite
Pop/Rock Male Artist award (November 18, 2012)
Image Credit: ABC
As aired live at ABC on Sunday night, the American Music Awards 2012 event, which marks its 40th anniversary this year, started at around at 8 p.m. ET, and was hosted by Lance Bass, Kimberly Cole, Brad Goreski, and Tristan Wilds, among others. It also featured a new category, Electronic Dance Music (EDM), won by David Guetta.
Justin Bieber, who earlier had a disastrous date with Selena Gomez, won three awards including Artist of the Year, Favorite Male Artist, and Best Album for his album Believe in the Pop/Rock category. Taylor Swift, who won the Artist of the Year award last year, won the Favorite Female Artist award that night.
On the other hand, Nicki Minaj, who had four nominations and tied with Rihanna in being the most nominated artist that night, won the Favorite Artist and Favorite Album for her Pink Friday: Roman Reloaded album, in the Rap/Hip-hop category. Rihanna, however, did not win any single award.
Among the top performers that night include American Idol Season 1 winner Kelly Clarkson, Christina Aguilera, Ke$ha, Taylor Swift, Carrie Underwood, and Justin Bieber, who sang ‘As Long As You Love Me’ and was later joined by Nicki Minaj singing their collaboration song ‘Beauty and a Beat.’
* Artist of the Year: Justin Bieber
* New Artist of the Year: Carly Rae Jepsen
* Favorite Male Artist – Pop/Rock: Justin Bieber
* Favorite Female Artist – Pop/Rock: Katy Perry
* Favorite Band, Duo or Group – Pop/Rock: Maroon 5
* Favorite Album – Pop/Rock: Believe, Justin Bieber
* Favorite Male Artist – Country: Luke Bryan
* Favorite Female Artist – Country: Taylor Swift
* Favorite Band, Duo or Group – Country: Lady Antebellum
* Favorite Album – Country: Blown Away, Carrie Underwood
* Favorite Artist – Rap/Hip-hop: Nicki Minaj
* Favorite Album – Rap/Hip-hop: Pink Friday: Roman Reloaded, Nicki Minaj
* Favorite Male Artist – Soul/R&B: Usher
* Favorite Female Artist – Soul/R&B: Beyonce
* Favorite Album – Soul/R&B: Talk That Talk, Beyonce
* Favorite Artist – Alternative Rock: Linkin Park
* Favorite Artist – Adult Contemporary: Adele
* Favorite Artist – Latin: Shakira
* Favorite Artist – Contemporary Inspirational: tobyMac
* Favorite Artist – Electronic Dance Music (EDM): David Guetta
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