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Usher, Beyonce, Rihanna Make American Music Award Winners List

Njai Mon, Nov 19, 2012
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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