2012 American Music Awards: All the Winners!

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Congratulations are in order for some of this year’s biggest acts: Justin Bieber, Taylor SwiftCarly Rae Jepsen & more won big at the 2012 American Music Awards! But while some artists can revel in their newfound trophies, other favorites — like One Direction! — were left empty-handed. Here were all of the nominees. Check ’em against the winners list below, then tell us if you agree with the outcome!

P.S. Make sure to come back to Teen.com tomorrow for more 2012 AMA coverage!

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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  • LOVE1112

    Justin is too SEXY

  • lauren

    i use to hate justin bieber but now i totally love him and yeah he totally desevered the awards and i don’t think 1D desevered any awards they really aren’t that good i don’t know what everybody is upsessing over!!! i mean their ok but really theirt not that good, go JUSTIN!!!!!!!!!!

  • hahaha124

    I love justin bieber and he did deserve to win. I am glad he bet 1D one some of those even though i like 1D. His performance was great.

    • LOVE1112

      You are soo right :)

  • Bella

    Ok so the reason why (I think) 1D didn’t win is because the AMA’s are geared toward people in their 15-25’s (males and females). 1D is more for 11-15 year old (girls). So yup. My reason.

    • Daichi

      I saw the same thing! some other ppl say the show was on april fools but i still think he is 33. not much of my friends bievele it but you can try to go on google images or something. BUT I SERIOUSLY THINK HE IS 33. I didnt see the show on april fools.

  • katrina

    Im sooo mad that One Direction didnt win. wow justin bieber won. you have got to be kidding me.

    • lauren

      well sorry miss. Kathrina were not kidding and justin bieber is so much better then 1D they are just so weird and well dont really make any sense so i am very sorry Justin Bieber won and 1D lost!!! fare and square!!!!!!!

      • Dumex

        he loves me. Not u guys. Guess wat is gonna be my first kiss.And am in love with him, i even has all his information with me and my betiuufal dream diary which his the only in my diary. so don’t be jealous. i hope he comes to Atlanta quickly. Source(s): i don’t know

  • Luigi

    How have these idiots all won prizes? Justin Bieber, prize pillock? Carly I-can’t-even-sing Rae Jepsen? What is wrong with the world today?

  • cheri

    I knew Justin Bieber was going to win, but he wasn’t very classy about it. He started his speech with “This is for all the haters out there”. That right there made me not like him. I completely spaced out that the awards were on last night, so this morning I watched it on my DISH Hopper with the PrimeTime Anytime feature. It automatically records the four major networks primetime shows, so I didn’t have to worry about missing it. I was able to see all the performances before heading out the door for my shift at DISH. I thought all the performances were good, and congratulations to all the winners!

  • Directioner0423

    I’m sooo sad One Direction didn’t win anything :( They deserved to win best new artist!

    • Arte

      I agree

    • lauren

      Are you kidding!!!!?????? 1D so didn’t deserve to win, Justin Bieber is so much better than them they are jut like “uhhh what are we doing? o yeah we are famous! thank you europe!!!!” they are so dumb and well oh i don’t know they cant sing!!! they are a dicrase to the singing world!!!!

  • olivia

    go justin

    • Brianna

      at least they were nominated

    • lauren

      AMEN SISTER”Justin is like an angel sent from above!!!!!! He makes me acutally happy in this world, GO JUSTIN!!!!!!