Justin Bieber Named Artist of the Year at the AMAs

American Music Awards 2012Justin Bieber was crowned Artist of the Year as well as the Favorite Pop/Rock Male Artist at The 40th Anniversary American Music Awards held on November 18, 2012 in Los Angeles. Check out the complete list of the 2012 winners, including the first ever Electronic Dance Music category winner.

American Music Awards Winners:

Artist of the Year
Justin Bieber

Favorite Pop/Rock Male Artist
Justin Bieber

Favorite Pop/Rock Female Artist
Katy Perry

Favorite Pop/Rock Band, Duo or Group
Maroon 5

Favorite Pop/Rock Album
Justin Bieber – Believe

Favorite Country Music Male Artist
Luke Bryan

Favorite Country Music Female Artist
Taylor Swift

Favorite Country Music Band, Duo or Group
Lady Antebellum

Favorite Country Music Album
Carrie Underwood – Blown Away

Favorite Rap/Hip-Hop Artist
Nicki Minaj

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

Favorite Soul/R&B Male Artist
Usher

Favorite Soul/R&B Female Artist
Beyonce

Favorite Soul/R&B Album
Rihanna – Talk That Talk

Favorite Alternative Rock Artist
Linkin Park

Favorite Adult Contemporary Artist
Adele

Favorite Latin Music Artist
Shakira

Favorite Contemporary Inspirational Artist
tobyMac

Electronic Dance Music: Favorite Artist
David Guetta

New Artist of the Year
Carly Rae Jepsen

Watch the highlight reel:

Source: dick clark productions, inc.

Rebecca Murray

Editor in Chief at ShowbizJunkies
Journalist covering the entertainment industry for more than 13 years. Member of the Broadcast Film Critics Association, Alliance of Women Film Journalists, and San Diego Film Critics Society.

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