The American Music Awards 2012: Winners & Performances
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The 2012 American Music Awards celebrated its 40th anniversary Sunday night and brought the stars out to deliver an entertaining show--complete with a closing performance from M.C. Hammer. Here's who took home awards (CBS):
Artist of the year: Justin Bieber
New artist of the year: Carly Rae Jepsen
Rap/hip-hop artist: Nicki Minaj
Rap/hip-hop album: Nicki Minaj, "Pink Friday: Roman Reloaded''
Soul/R&B female artist: Beyonce
Soul/R&B male artist: Usher
Soul/R&B album: Rihanna, "Talk That Talk''
Adult contemporary artist: Adele
Artist, Latin: Shakira
Pop/rock female artist: Katy Perry
Pop/rock male artist: Justin Bieber
Pop/rock band, duo or group: Maroon 5
Pop/rock album: Justin Bieber, "Believe''
Country female artist: Taylor Swift
Country male artist: Luke Bryan
Country band, duo or group: Lady Antebellum
Country album: Carrie Underwood, "Blown Away''
Alternative rock artist: Linkin Park
Artist, contemporary inspirational: tobyMac
Artist, electronic dance music: David Guetta