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AMAs 2012: Carly Rae Jepsen Wins New Artist of the Year

November 19, 2012 (2:53 am) GMT
Other newly-announced winners at the AMAs are Usher, Luke Bryan and Linkin Park who get Favorite Artist title each.
Carly Rae Jepsen

More winners at 2012 American Music Awards were revealed in the star-studded telecast at Nokia Theatre in Los Angeles. grabbed her first AMA win by grabbing New Artist of the Year. The "Call Me Maybe" hitmaker beat fellow newbies such as , , and .

Alsp coming out victorious at the awards show were and . The two males took home a Favorite Artist gong each, along with . They joined previously-announced winners , and .

After losing Favorite Pop/Rock Artist to his protege Bieber, Usher redeemed himself by claiming Favorite Male Artist in Soul/R&B genre. The "Climax" singer, who served as an opening act at the star-studded event earlier in the evening, beat and . He received the coveted title from .

Bryan won Favorite Male Artist in Country music, pushing aside and . He was given the award by fellow country act . and his friends, meanwhile, were presented by and Apolo Anton Ohno as a Favorite in Alternative music genre.

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