Usher, Beyonce, Rihanna Make American Music Award Winners List

Njai Mon, Nov 19, 2012 News, Awards ShowsComments
Usher, Beyonce, Rihanna Make American Music Award Winners List
The official winners list is in for the 40th anniversary edition of the American Music Awards.

Following a show filled with memorable performances from Nicki Minaj, Psy (with MC Hammer), Pink, Justin Bieber, Usher and Swizz Beatz, this year's list of winners includes Beyonce, Usher and Rihanna.

Thanking his fans and industry figures, Usher was the only R&B artist to accept an award televised. His win was for Favorite Soul/R&B Male Artist, which he picked up for the third year in a row.

Non televised wins went to Beyonce for Favorite Soul/R&B  Female Artist and Rihanna for Soul/R&B Album ("Talk That Talk").

With late figures like Whitney Houston and Dick Clark remembered for their contributions to music and entertainment as a whole, the American Music Awards aired Sunday, Nov. 18 on ABC.

See a full list of winners below:

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

Latin artist: Shakira

Contemporary inspirational artist: tobyMac

Electronic dance music artist: David Guetta

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