Winners of the 2012 American Music Awards
Taylor Swift performs “I Knew Your Were Trouble” at the 40th Annual American Music Awards in Los Angeles, Sunday, Nov. 18, 2012. (Photo by John Shearer/Invision/AP)
The Associated Press
Published Monday, November 19, 2012 7:03AM EST
Last Updated Monday, November 19, 2012 10:53AM EST
LOS ANGELES -- Winners of the 40th anniversary American Music Awards, presented Sunday at the Nokia Theatre in Los Angeles:
Artist of the year: Justin Bieber
New artist of the year: Carly Rae Jepsen
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"
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"
Alternative rock artist: Linkin Park
Adult contemporary artist: Adele
Latin artist: Shakira
Contemporary inspirational artist: tobyMac
Electronic dance music artist: David Guetta
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