Linkin Park, Nicki Minaj, Justin Bieber Win American Music Awards 2012

artist: Linkin Park date: 11/19/2012 category: general music news
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Linkin Park, Nicki Minaj, Justin Bieber Win American Music Awards 2012
Linkin Park, Nicki Minaj and Adele were amongst winners at the American Music Awards 2012, which were held last night (November 18). The annual ceremony was held at the Nokia Theatre in Los Angeles and saw Justin Bieber collect three awards. The teen star took home the awards for Artist of The Year, Favourite Male Artist and Favourite Album for his 2012 record "Believe". Linkin Park won the award for Favourite Artist - Alternative Rock, beating The Black Keys and Gotye to the title. Other winners across the categories included Usher, Beyonce, Carly Rae Jepsen, Rihanna, Katy Perry, Shakira and Maroon 5. Performances at the ceremony came from Justin Bieber, Nicki Minaj, Taylor Swift, Carrie Underwood, Usher, Pink and Christina Aguilera. Psy performed his hit "Gangnam Style" with special guest MC Hammer. American Music Award 2012 winners:
  • Artist of the Year Justin Bieber
  • New Artist of the Year Carly Rae Jepsen
  • Favourite Male Artist - Pop/Rock Justin Bieber
  • Favourite Female Artist - Pop/Rock Katy Perry
  • Favourite Band, Duo or Group - Pop/Rock Maroon 5
  • Favourite Album - Pop/Rock Justin Bieber - "Believe"
  • Favourite Artist - Alternative Rock Linkin Park
  • Favourite Male Artist - Country Luke Bryan
  • Favourite Album - Rap/Hip-Hop Nicki Minaj - "Pink Friday: Roman Reloaded"
  • Favourite Male Artist - Soul/R&B Usher
  • Favourite Female Artist - Soul/R&B Beyoncé
  • Favourite Album - Soul/R&B Rihanna - "Talk That Talk"
  • Favourite Artist - Adult Contemporary Adele Thanks to NME for the report.
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