2012 American Music Awards: Complete list of the winners

LOS ANGELES, CA - NOVEMBER 18: Singer Usher performs onstage during the 40th American Music Awards held at Nokia Theatre L.A. Live on November 18, 2012 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Kevin Winter/Getty Images) Kevin Winter

LOS ANGELES - Winners of the 40th anniversary American Music Awards, presented Sunday at the Nokia Theatre in Los Angeles were:

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

Artist, Latin: Shakira

Artist, contemporary inspirational: tobyMac

Artist, electronic dance music: David Guetta

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