The Winners & Performers At The 2012 American Music Awards
Nicki Minaj + Justin Bieber images c/o Kevin Winter (Getty)
All of the world's biggest pop stars & music makers attended the 2012 American Music Awards last night, and guess who topped the winners list? Everybody's favorite Canadian boy wonder Justin Bieber walked away with three AMAs, while Nicki Minaj snagged two awards. When it came to the performers, the AMAS pulled all the stops and had the world's best entertainers grace their stage. Ms. Minaj debuted her new song "Freedom", and the Biebs performed a medley of "As Long As You Love Me" and "Beauty And A Beat". Both Usher and Kelly Clarkson sang out their greatest hits, while Christina Aguilera decided to break out into three of her new singles from Lotus. We loved Ke$ha's wild performance of "Die Young", Pink's gorgeous Cirque Du Solei-inspired version of "Try", and of course Psy and rap legend MC Hammer's "Gangnam Style" dance party. What a night!
Check out the full winners list at the 2012 American Music Awards:
Artist of the Year
New Artist of the Year
Carly Rae Jepsen
Favorite Male Artist (Pop/Rock)
Favorite Female Artist (Pop/Rock)
Favorite Band, Duo, or Group (Pop/Rock)
Favorite Album (Pop/Rock)
Justin Bieber - Believe
Favorite Male Artist (Country)
Favorite Female Artist (Country)
Favorite Band, Duo, or Group (Country)
Favorite Album (Country)
Carrie Underwood - Blown Away
Favorite Artist (Rap/Hip-Hop)
Favorite Album (Rap/Hip-Hop)
Nicki Minaj - Pink Friday: Roman Reloaded
Favorite Male Artist (Soul/R&B)
Favorite Female Artist (Soul/R&B)
Favorite Album (Soul/R&B)
Rihanna - Talk That Talk
Favorite Album (Alternative Rock)
Favorite Artist (Adult Contemporary)
Favorite Artist (Latin)
Favorite Artist (Contemporary Inspirational)
Favorite Artist (Electronic Dance Music)
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