Monday, November 19, 2012

American Music Awards 2012 Winners List

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MTV News staff

Sunday night's American Music Awards had no shortage of high-energy performances — including sets from Ke$ha and Taylor Swift — but who took home the hardware?

Justin Bieber and Carly Rae Jepsen (who both performed as well) took home some big awards, including Jepsen nabbing New Artist of the Year and Bieber being named Artist of the Year as well as his other two nominations (Favorite Male Artist - Pop/Rock and Favorite Album - Pop/Rock). Swift hugged seatmate Nicki Minaj when she won for Favorite Female Artist - Country, and Minaj hopped up after that to accept Favorite Artist - Rap/Hip-Hop.

Check out the complete list of American Music Awards winners below:

Artist of the Year
WINNER: Justin Bieber

Maroon 5
Katy Perry

New Artist of the Year
WINNER: Carly Rae Jepsen

J. Cole
One Direction

Favorite Male Artist - Pop/Rock
WINNER: Justin Bieber

Flo Rida

Favorite Album - Pop/Rock
WINNER: Justin Bieber - Believe

Maroon 5 - Overexposed
Nicki Minaj - Pink Friday: Roman Reloaded
One Direction - Up All Night

Favorite Male Artist - Country
WINNER: Luke Bryan

Jason Aldean
Eric Church

Favorite Female Artist - Country
WINNER: Taylor Swift

Miranda Lambert
Carrie Underwood

Favorite Band, Duo or Group - Country
WINNER: Lady Antebellum

Zac Brown Band
Rascal Flatts

Favorite Album - Country
WINNER: Carrie Underwood - Blown Away

Luke Bryan - Tailgates & Tanlines
Lionel Richie - "Tuskegee"

Favorite Artist - Rap/Hip-Hop
WINNER: Nicki Minaj


Favorite Album - Rap/Hip-Hop
WINNER: Nicki Minaj - Pink Friday: Roman Reloaded

J. Cole - Cole World: The Sideline Story
Drake - Take Care

Favorite Male Artist - Soul/R&B

Chris Brown
Trey Songz

Favorite Artist - Alternative Rock
WINNER: Linkin Park

The Black Keys

Favorite Artist - Electronic Dance Music (EDM)
WINNER: David Guetta

Calvin Harris

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