American Music Awards Winners

11/19/2012
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The winners of The 40th Anniversary American Music Awards were revealed Sunday night during the television broadcast with Canadian Justin Bieber winning the "Artist of the Year" award.

The teenage pop star took home three American Music Awards including the Favorite Male Pop award and favorite album for "Believe."

The pop music focused awards also included awards for country (Carrie Underwood's "Blown Away" won favorite country album and Lady Antebellum winning for favorite country album or duo.

America's top selling genre of music, Rock, had one award of the night with cross-over band Linkin Park winning for Favorite Alternative Rock Artist.

See the list of major winners and nominees below.

2012 American Music Awards Winners:

Artist Of The Year
Justin Bieber - WINNER
Drake
Katy Perry
Rihanna

New Artist Of The Year
J. Cole
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Gotye
Carly Rae Jepsen - WINNER
One Direction

FAVORITE MALE ARTIST – POP/ROCK
Justin Bieber - WINNER
Flo Rida
Usher

FAVORITE FEMALE ARTIST – POP/ROCK
Kelly Clarkson
Nicki Minaj
Katy Perry - WINNER
Rihanna

FAVORITE ALBUM – POP/ROCK
Justin Bieber /Believe - WINNER
Nicki Minaj/Pink Friday: Roman Reloaded
One Direction/Up All Night

FAVORITE MALE ARTIST – COUNTRY
Jason Aldean
Luke Bryan - WINNER
Eric Church

FAVORITE FEMALE ARTIST – COUNTRY
Miranda Lambert
Taylor Swift - WINNER
Carrie Underwood

FAVORITE BAND, DUO or GROUP - COUNTRY
Zac Brown Band
Lady Antebellum - WINNER
Rascal Flatts

FAVORITE ALBUM - COUNTRY
Luke Bryan/Tailgates & Tanlines
Lionel Richie/Tuskegee
Carrie Underwood/Blown Away - WINNER

FAVORITE ARTIST – RAP/HIP-HOP
Drake
Nicki Minaj - WINNER
Tyga

FAVORITE ALBUM – RAP/HIP-HOP
J. Cole/Cole World: The Sideline Story
Drake/Take Care
Nicki Minaj/Pink Friday: Roman Reloaded - WINNER

FAVORITE MALE ARTIST – SOUL/R&B
Trey Songz
Usher - WINNER

FAVORITE FEMALE ARTIST – SOUL/R&B
Beyoncι - WINNER
Mary J. Blige
Rihanna

FAVORITE ALBUM – SOUL/R&B
Rihanna/Talk That Talk - WINNER
Usher/Looking 4 Myself

FAVORITE ARTIST - ALTERNATIVE ROCK
The Black Keys
Gotye
Linkin Park - WINNER

FAVORITE ARTIST - ADULT CONTEMPORARY
Adele - WINNER
Kelly Clarkson
Train

FAVORITE ARTIST - ELECTRONIC DANCE MUSIC (EDM)
David Guetta - WINNER
Calvin Harris
Skrillex

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