Taylor Swift and Justin Bieber came out on top at the 2012 American Music Awards which took place on Sunday (November 18) at Nokia Theatre L.A. Live in Los Angeles, CA.
Usher opened up the show with an energetic performance, other performances included Carly Rae Jepsen who also picked up the award for New Artist of the Year, No Doubt, Ke$ha, Kelly Clarkson, Taylor Swift who sang her new upcoming single “I Knew You Were Trouble,” Justin Bieber, Nicki Minaj, Pink, Christina Aguilera, Pitbull, Linkin Park, Carrie Underwood as well as Stevie Wonder who paid tribute to the late Dick Clark.
YouTube sensation Psy closed off the show with his hit “Gangnam Style” which included a special appearance by MC Hammer!
Here’s the full list of winners:
Christina Aguilera and her colorful tresses announced the nominees for the 2012 American Music Awards on Tuesday (October 9) at the JW Marriott in Los Angeles, CA.
Rihanna and Nicki Minaj lead the pack with four nods each followed by Justin Bieber, Usher, One Direction, Maroon 5 and Drake with three nominations each.
The 2012 American Music Awards will air on Sunday, November 18th at 8/7c.
Here’s the full list of nominees:
Trying to shake things up, Shakira and Usher will be replacing Christina Aguilera and Cee Lo Green when the fourth cycle of ‘The Voice‘ returns next Spring, E! Online confirms.
Don’t worry Xtina and Cee Lo fans because the duo will be back for season five after they fulfill their previous engagements.
“Doing two back-to-back cycles of this show requires a tremendous amount of time, and we are happy to accommodate the commitments made by Christina and Cee Lo,” chairman of NBC Entertainment Robert Greenblatt said in a statement. “The participants on our show benefit from our coaches’ expertise and their continued success in the music business allows for significant new contributions to the contestants when they return.”
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