November 20, 2012 8:32 PM EST
Picture Highlights of American Music Awards 2012; Justin Bieber Wins 3 Awards [PHOTOS]
Teen pop star Justin Bieber stole the show at the 40th American Music Awards 2012 (AMA) on Sunday night, walking away with three awards including the top award - Artist of the Year - beating Drake, Maroon 5, Katy Perry and Rihanna.
Justin Bieber bagged awards - Artist of the Year, Pop/Rock Favourite Male Artist and Pop/Rock Favourite Album for "Believe".
Other artiste, who walked away with multiple awards, was rapper Nicki Minaj. She bagged two awards - Favourite Rap/Hip-Hop Artist and Favourite Rap/Hip-Hop Album.
The other winners at the AMA 2012 include Taylor Swift - country female artist, Rihanna - Soul/R&B album, Katy Perry - pop/rock female artist, Carly Rae Jepsen - new artist of the year, Maroon 5 - pop/rock band, duo or group and Adele - Adult contemporary artist.
Here is the complete list of the winners at the American Music Awards 2012:
Artist of the Year: Justin Bieber
New Artist of the Year: Carly Rae Jepsen
Favourite Male Artist - Pop/Rock: Justin Bieber
Favourite Album - Pop/Rock: Justin Bieber - Believe
Favourite Male Artist - Country: Luke Bryan
Favourite Female Artist - Country: Taylor Swift
Favourite Band, Duo or Group - Country: Lady Antebellum
Favourite Album - Country: Carrie Underwood - Blown Away
Favourite Artist - Rap/Hip-Hop: Nicki Minaj
Favourite Album - Rap/Hip-Hop: Nicki Minaj - Pink Friday: Roman Reloaded
Favourite Male Artist - Soul/R&B: Usher
Favourite Artist - Alternative Rock: Linkin Park
Favorite Artist - Electronic Dance Music (EDM): David Guetta
Favourite Female Artist - Pop / Rock: Katy Perry
Favourite Band, Duo or Group - Pop / Rock: Maroon 5
Favourite Female Artist - Soul/R&B: Beyonce
Favourite Album - Soul/R&B: Rihanna, Talk That Talk
Favourite Artist - Adult Contemporary: Adele
Favourite Artist - Latin: Shakira
Favourite Artist - Contemporary Inspirational: tobyMac