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
Drake
Maroon 5
Katy Perry
Rihanna

 

New Artist of the Year
WINNER: Carly Rae Jepsen
J. Cole
fun.
Gotye
One Direction

 

Favorite Male Artist – Pop/Rock
WINNER: Justin Bieber
Flo Rida
Pitbull
Usher

 

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
Jason Aldean
Eric Church

 

Favorite Female Artist – Country
WINNER: Taylor Swift
Miranda Lambert
Carrie Underwood

 

Favorite Band, Duo or Group – Country
WINNER: Lady Antebellum
Zac Brown Band
Rascal Flatts

 

Favorite Album – Country
WINNER: Carrie Underwood – Blown Away
Luke Bryan – Tailgates & Tanlines
Lionel Richie – “Tuskegee”

 

Favorite Artist – Rap/Hip-Hop
WINNER: Nicki Minaj
Drake
Tyga

 

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

WINNER: Usher
Chris Brown
Trey Songz

 

Favorite Artist – Alternative Rock
WINNER: Linkin Park
The Black Keys
Gotye

 

Favorite Artist – Electronic Dance Music (EDM)
WINNER: David Guetta
Calvin Harris
Skrillex

 

Awards not announced during broadcast:

 

Favorite Female Artist – Pop / Rock
Kelly Clarkson
Nicki Minaj
Katy Perry
Rihanna

 

Favorite Band, Duo or Group – Pop / Rock
fun.
Maroon 5
One Direction
The Wanted

 

Favorite Female Artist – Soul/R&B
Beyoncé
Mary J. Blige
Rihanna

 

Favorite Album – Soul/R&B
Chris Brown – Fortune
Rihanna – Talk That Talk
Usher – Looking 4 Myself

 

Favorite Artist – Adult Contemporary
Adele
Kelly Clarkson
Train

 

Favorite Artist – Latin
Don Omar
Pitbull
Shakira

 

Favorite Artist – Contemporary Inspirational
Jeremy Camp
Newsboys
tobyMac

 

Nicki Minaj accepts the award for Favorite Rap/Hip Hop Artist at the 2012 American Music Awards

 

Swizz Beatz With Chris Brown & Ludacris perform “Everyday Birthday”