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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.

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.

American Music Awards 2012: Arrivals | Press Room | Winner List | Performances


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