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The 40th annual American Music Awards were held Sunday at the Nokia Theatre in Los Angeles. Justin Bieber, Nicki Minaj and Carly Rae Jepsen emerged as the big winners on the night.
Bieber took home three awards including Artist of the Year. Minaj walked away with two trophies and Jepsen took home the award for New Artist of the Year.
The show also featured performances from Bieber, Minaj, Usher, Ke$ha, Chris Brown, Ludacris, Swizz Beatz, Pink, Taylor Swift, Stevie Wonder, Psy, MC Hammer and more.
Check out the full list of winners plus performances below.
Artist of the Year
WINNER: Justin Bieber
New Artist of the Year
WINNER: Carly Rae Jepsen
Favorite Male Artist - Pop/Rock
WINNER: Justin Bieber
Favorite Album - Pop/Rock
WINNER: Justin Bieber - Believe
Maroon 5 - Overexposed
Nicki Minaj - Pink Friday: Roman Reloaded
One Direction - Up All Night
Favorite Male Artist - Country
WINNER: Luke Bryan
Favorite Female Artist - Country
WINNER: Taylor Swift
Favorite Band, Duo or Group - Country
WINNER: Lady Antebellum
Zac Brown Band
Favorite Album - Country
WINNER: Carrie Underwood - Blown Away
Luke Bryan - Tailgates & Tanlines
Lionel Richie - "Tuskegee"
Favorite Artist - Rap/Hip-Hop
WINNER: Nicki Minaj
Favorite Album - Rap/Hip-Hop
WINNER: Nicki Minaj - Pink Friday: Roman Reloaded
J. Cole - Cole World: The Sideline Story
Drake - Take Care
Favorite Male Artist - Soul/R&B
Favorite Artist - Alternative Rock
WINNER: Linkin Park
The Black Keys
Favorite Artist - Electronic Dance Music (EDM)
WINNER: David Guetta
Awards not announced during broadcast:
Favorite Female Artist - Pop / Rock
Favorite Band, Duo or Group - Pop / Rock
Favorite Female Artist - Soul/R&B
Mary J. Blige
Favorite Album - Soul/R&B
Chris Brown - Fortune
Rihanna - Talk That Talk
Usher - Looking 4 Myself
Favorite Artist - Adult Contemporary
Favorite Artist - Latin
Favorite Artist - Contemporary Inspirational
Nicki Minaj accepts the award for Favorite Rap/Hip Hop Artist at the 2012 American Music Awards
Nicki Minaj Red Carpet interview
Swizz Beatz With Chris Brown & Ludacris perform "Everyday Birthday"
PSY (With Special Guest MC Hammer) perform "Gangnam Style"
Stevie Wonder - A Tribute to D*** Clark
Carrie Underwood - "Two Black Cadillacs"
Pitbull - "Don't Stop the Party / Feel This Moment"
Christina Aguilera - "Lotus/Army Of Me/ Let There Be Love"
Justin Bieber - "As Long As You Love Me/Beauty And A Beat"
Linkin Park - "Burn It Down"
Taylor Swift - "I Knew You Were Trouble"
No Doubt - "Looking Hot"
Ke$ha - "Die Young"
Kelly Clarkson - Medley
Usher - Medley
Tristan Wilds and Shay Carl Interview Brandy - Coca Cola Red Carpet
Kimberly Cole, Sean Kingston and Lindsay Miller Interview Ludacris - Coca Cola Red Carpet
Kimberly Cole and Sean Kingston Interview J. Cole - Coca Cola Red Carpet
Nicki Minaj "Freedom"