American Music Awards 2012: Complete Winners List

By: / November 18, 2012

2012 AMA Nominees
Rihanna, Nicki Minaj lead with 4 nominations.
Justin Bieber was the big winner at the 2012 American Music Awards, held Sunday night in Los Angeles.

The 18-year-old pop phenom took home three awards during the telecast, including the night’s biggest award, Artist of the Year.

He also won awards for Favorite Pop/Rock Male Artist and Favorite Pop/Rock Album (“Believe”).

Among the other big winners were Nicki Minaj, who won for Favorite Rap/Hip-Hop Artist and Favorite Rap/Hip-Hop Album (“Pink Friday: Roman Reloaded), and Taylor Swift, who won Favorite Country Music Female Artist.

Check out the full list of winners, below.

ARTIST OF THE YEAR

Justin Bieber

Drake

Maroon 5

Katy Perry

Rihanna

NEW ARTIST OF THE YEAR

J. Cole

fun.

Gotye

Carly Rae Jepsen

One Direction

FAVORITE MALE ARTIST – POP/ROCK

Justin Bieber

Flo Rida

Pitbull

Usher

FAVORITE FEMALE ARTIST – POP/ROCK

Kelly Clarkson

Nicki Minaj

Katy Perry

Rihanna

FAVORITE BAND, DUO OR GROUP – POP/ROCK

fun.

Maroon 5

One Direction

The Wanted

FAVORITE ALBUM – POP/ROCK

Justin Bieber, “Believe”

Maroon 5, “Overexposed”

Nicki Minaj, “Pink Friday: Roman Reloaded”

One Direction, “Up All Night”

FAVORITE MALE ARTIST – COUNTRY

Jason Aldean

Luke Bryan

Eric Church

FAVORITE FEMALE ARTIST – COUNTRY

Miranda Lambert

Taylor Swift

Carrie Underwood

FAVORITE BAND, DUO or GROUP – COUNTRY       

Zac Brown Band

Lady Antebellum

Rascal Flatts

FAVORITE ALBUM – COUNTRY

Luke Bryan, “Tailgates & Tanlines”

Lionel Richie, “Tuskegee”

Carrie Underwood, “Blown Away”

FAVORITE ARTIST – RAP/HIP-HOP

Drake

Nicki Minaj

Tyga

FAVORITE ALBUM – RAP/HIP-HOP

J. Cole, “Cole World: The Sideline Story”

Drake, “Take Care”

Nicki Minaj, “Pink Friday: Roman Reloaded”

FAVORITE MALE ARTIST – SOUL/R&B

Chris Brown

Trey Songz

Usher

FAVORITE FEMALE ARTIST – SOUL/R&B

Beyoncé

Mary J. Blige

Rihanna

FAVORITE ALBUM – SOUL/R&B

Chris Brown, “Fortune”

Rihanna, “Talk That Talk”

Usher, “Looking 4 Myself”

FAVORITE ARTIST – ALTERNATIVE ROCK

The Black Keys

Gotye

Linkin Park

FAVORITE ARTIST – ADULT CONTEMPORARY

Adele

Kelly Clarkson

Train

FAVORITE ARTIST – LATIN

Don Omar

Pitbull

Shakira

FAVORITE ARTIST – CONTEMPORARY INSPIRATIONAL

Jeremy Camp

Newsboys

tobyMac

FAVORITE ARTIST – ELECTRONIC DANCE MUSIC (EDM)

David Guetta

Calvin Harris

Skrillex