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40th Anniversary American Music Awards Winners

LOS ANGELES ( — Here is a list of the nominees and winners (in bold) for the 40th annual American Music Awards.

Artist Of The Year

    • Justin Bieber
    • Drake
    • Maroon 5
    • Katy Perry
    • Rihanna

New Artist Of The Year

    • J. Cole
    • fun.
    • Gotye
    • Carly Rae Jepsen
    • One Direction

Favorite Male Artist: Pop/Rock

    • Justin Bieber
    • Flo Rida
    • Pitbull
    • Usher

Favorite Female Artist: Pop/Rock

    • Kelly Clarkson
    • Nicki Minaj
    • Katy Perry
    • Rihanna

Favorite Band, Duo Or Group: Pop/Rock

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    • Maroon 5
    • One Direction
    • The Wanted

Favorite Album: Pop/Rock

    • Justin Bieber, "Believe"
    • Maroon 5, "Overexposed'
    • Nicki Minaj, "Pink Friday: Roman Reloaded"
    • One Direction, "Up All Night"

Favorite Male Artist: Country

    • Jason Aldean
    • Luke Bryan
    • Eric Church

Favorite Female Artist: Country

    • Miranda Lambert
    • Taylor Swift
    • Carrie Underwood

Favorite Band, Duo Or Group: Country

    • Zac Brown Band
    • Lady Antebellum
    • Rascal Flatts

Favorite Album: Country

    • Luke Bryan, "Tailgates & Tanlines"
    • Lionel Richie, "Tuskegee"
    • Carrie Underwood, "Blown Away"

Favorite Artist: Rap/Hip-Hop

    • Drake
    • Nicki Minaj
    • Tyga

Favorite Album: Rap/Hip-Hop

    • J. Cole, "Cole World: The Sideline Story"
    • Drake, "Take Care"
    • Nicki Minaj, "Pink Friday: Roman Reloaded"

Favorite Male Artist: Soul/R&B

    • Chris Brown
    • Trey Songz
    • Usher

Favorite Female Artist: Soul/R&B

    • Beyonce
    • Mary J. Blige
    • Rihanna

Favorite Album: Soul/R&B

    • Chris Brown, "Fortune"
    • Rihanna, "Talk That Talk"
    • Usher, "Looking 4 Myself"

Favorite Artist: Alternative Rock

    • The Black Keys
    • Gotye
    • Linkin Park

Favorite Artist: Adult Contemporary

    • Adele
    • Kelly Clarkson
    • Train

Favorite Artist: Latin

    • Don Omar
    • Pitbull
    • Shakira

Favorite Artist: Contemporary Inspirational

    • Jeremy Camp
    • Newsboys
    • tobyMac

Favorite Artist: Electronic Dance Music

    • David Guetta
    • Calvin Harris
    • Skrillex

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