American Music Awards 2012: And the winners are...

Associated Press
Nov 19, 2012 at 10:46am IST

Los Angeles: Winners of the 40th anniversary American Music Awards, presented Sunday at the Nokia Theatre in Los Angeles:

Artist of the year: Justin Bieber

New artist of the year: Carly Rae Jepsen

American Music Awards 2012: List of winners

Justin Bieber, right, and Nicki Minaj perform at the 40th Anniversary American Music Awards (AP Photo)

Pop/rock female artist: Katy Perry

Pop/rock male artist: Justin Bieber

Pop/rock band, duo or group: Maroon 5

Pop/rock album: Justin Bieber, 'Believe'

Country female artist: Taylor Swift

Country male artist: Luke Bryan

Country band, duo or group: Lady Antebellum

Country album: Carrie Underwood, 'Blown Away"

Rap/hip-hop artist: Nicki Minaj

Rap/hip-hop album: Nicki Minaj, "Pink Friday: Roman Reloaded"

Soul/R&B female artist: Beyonce

Soul/R&B male artist: Usher

Soul/R&B album: Rihanna, 'Talk That Talk'

Alternative rock artist: Linkin Park

Adult contemporary artist: Adele

Latin artist: Shakira

Contemporary inspirational artist: tobyMac

Electronic dance music artist: David Guetta

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