2012 AMAs: Nicki Minaj & Justin Bieber Win Big + Full List of Winners

2012 American Music Awards – Nicki Minaj and Justin Bieber on Stage 02b

2012 American Music Awards - Nicki Minaj and Justin Bieber on Stage

Nicki Minaj and Justin Bieber dominate 2012 American Music Awards

The 2012 American Music Awards just ended moments ago, and Nicki Minaj and Justin Bieber owned the night. Justin managed to snag three awards including Artist of the Year, while his “Beauty and a Beat” collaborator, Nicki Minaj, took home two awards — for both Hip Hop Artist and Hip Hop Album.

Rihanna, who was nominated for a total of four awards, took home one of her winnings for Favorite Soul/R&B Album for Talk That Talk, while other big names such as Maroon 5, Taylor Swift, Beyoncé and Usher — just to name a few, also got a chance to take home an award. Take a look at the full list of winners below.

Artist of the Year
Justin Bieber

New Artist of the Year
Carly Rae Jepsen

Favorite Male Pop/Rock Artist
Justin Bieber

Favorite Female Pop/Rock Artist
Katy Perry

Favorite Pop/Rock Band, Duo or Group
Maroon 5

Favorite Pop/Rock Album
Justin Bieber – Believe

Favorite Country Male Artist
Luke Bryan

Favorite Country Female Artist
Taylor Swift

Favorite Country Band, Duo or Group
Lady Antebellum

Favorite Country Album
Carrie Underwood – Blown Away

Favorite Rap/Hip Hop Artist
Nicki Minaj

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

Favorite Male Soul/R&B Artist

Favorite Soul/R&B Female Artist

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

Favorite Alternative Rock Artist
Linkin Park

Favorite Adult Contemporary Artist

Favorite Latin Artist

Favorite Contemporary Inspirational Artist

Favorite Electronic Dance Music (EDM) Artsit
David Guetta