Posted on Sun Nov 18th, 2012 9:00pm PDT By X17 Staff
Justin Bieber swept the 2012 American Music Awards tonight, taking top categories Artist of the Year, Best Pop/Rock Male Artist and Best Pop/Rock Album.
Katy Perry was his female counterpart in the Pop/Rock category, while maroon 5 won for best Pop/Rock group.
Everyone's favorite scorned lover, Taylor Swift, took the prize for Best Country Female Artist, while Luke Bryan took the male award.
Nicki Minaj was the only artist besides Beiber to win more than one award -- she took Best Rap/Hip-Hop Aritst and Best Rap/Hip-Hop Album for Pink Friday: Roman Reloaded.
Beyonce and Usher won the prizes for Best Soul/R&B Artists and Rihanna won Best Soul/R&B Album for Talk That Talk.
Click through to see the full list of winners ...
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
Latin artist: Shakira
Contemporary inspirational artist: tobyMac
Electronic dance music artist: David Guetta
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