Tuesday 20 November 8:48 a.m.
The American Music Awards were held last night and guess who was named Artist of the Year? Justin Bieber!
He also won Favourite Pop/Rock Male Artist and Favourite Pop/Rock Album.
Justin’s mentor Usher and protege Carly Rae Jepsen both performed and took home awards.
Usher was named Favourite Soul/R&B Male Artist and Carly-Rae Jepsen beat One Direction to score the New Artist prize.
The 2012 AMA winners are:
Favourite Adult Contemporary Artist – Adele
Favourite Contemporary Inspirational Artist – tobyMac
Favourite Latin Music Artist – Shakira
Favourite Pop/Rock Band/Duo or Group - Maroon 5
Favourite Pop/Rock Female Artist - Katy Perry
Favourite Soul/R&B Album - Talk That Talk by Rihanna
Favourite Soul/R&B Female Artist – Beyonce
Favourite Pop/Rock Male Artist - Justin Bieber
Favourite Female Country Artist - Taylor Swift
New Media Award – Psy
Favourite Rap/Hip-Hop Album - Pink Friday: Roman Reloaded by Nicki Minaj
Favourite Alternative Rock Artist - Linkin Park
Favourite Soul/R&B Male Artist – Usher
Favourite Country Male Artist - Luke Bryan
New Artist of the Year - Carly Rae Jepsen
Favourite Country Band/Duo or Group - Lady Antebellum
Favourite Electronic Dance Music Artist - David Guetta
Favourite Pop/Rock Album - Believe by Justin Bieber
Favourite Rap/Hip-Hop Artist - Nicki Minaj
Favourite Country Album - Blown Away by Carrie Underwood
Artist of the Year - Justin Bieber.