PICTURES: Justin Bieber Wins Big At The American Music Awards 40th Anniversary

0
0
Subscribe To:

Justin Bieber AMA Awards 2012

Justin Bieber arrives for the AMA Awards in Los Angeles

THe 40th anniversary of the American Music Awards brought out all the big names that you'd expect from the US music industry and more, with stars past and present rubbing shoulders at a truly star-spangled gathering at the Nokia Theatre in Los Angeles yesterday (November 18, 2012). However, despite the presence of Youtube sensation Psy - who closed the evening by being joined by MC Hammer for his huge hit 'Gangnam Style' - the US biggest selling artist of the year Taylor Swift, and pop royalty Usher and Christina Aguilera, there was only name on everybody's lips. Justin Bieber took home the top award of the evening, Artist Of The Year, and his mom Pattie Mallette was there to celebrate it with him. 

Justin Bieber and mom Pattie Mallette

Justin Bieber and his mother Pattie Mallette share a tender moment on the red carpet; the 18 year-old went on to win artist of the year

It's been an tough couple of weeks for Bieber, with the young star being forced to press on with promotional commitments in spite of a recent split with girlfriend Selena Gomez. He certainly looked in good spirits last night though - also adding the favorite pop/rock male artist and favorite pop/rock album awards to his haul - as did many of those celebrating the anniversary of the AMAs. 

Usher at the AMAsCarly Rae Jepsen at the AMAs

Two of the night's winners: Usher took Favorite Soul/R&B Artist, whilst Carly Rae Jepsen triumphed with New Artist Of The Year

Joining Bieber as a multiple award winner was Nicki Minaj, who won Favorite Rap/Hip-Hop Artist and Favorite Rap/Hip-Hop Album. Taylor Swift meanwhile took the Favorite Country Female Artist category as she continued her storming end to the year following the commercial success of her album Red. You can view the complete list of winners on the AMAs official site.

Taylor Swift AMAs

Taylor Swift took another award at the AMA Awards. Her album Red is the biggest selling of the year in the US.

Though they might not have taken any awards, Psy and The Wanted also made names for themselves on the evening, with the British boy group making up ground on their countrymen One Direction Stateside with an accomplished performance on the stage, and Psy bringing the house down with Mc Hammer in tow at the end of the show. Other guests in attendance included Will.I.Am and Linkin Park, as well as a glut of 90's stars including the Backstreet Boys, Brandy and No Doubt. 

Christina Aguilera AMAsCarrie Underwood AMAs

Both Christina Aguilera [L] and Carrie Underwood [R] opted for various shades of purple for their outfit for the evening. 

The Wanted AMAs

The Wanted scrubbed up nicely too.

Psy and MC Hammer AMAs

Psy and MC Hammer tore the house down with their show-ending performance, and they looked they had a great time doing it too.

 

 


Contactmusic

Tags: Justin Bieber - Usher - Carly Rae Jepsen - Taylor Swift - Carrie Underwood - Christina Aguilera - The Wanted - Psy - Mc Hammer

0
0
Subscribe To:
Advertisement

More Justin Bieber

Justin Bieber Is No.1 On Forbes' List Of The Highest-Earning Celebrities Under 30 With $80 Million

Even if you hate him or love him, Justin Bieber is one wealthy 20-year-old. In his fourth year making the annual list, the Canadian megastar...

Justin Bieber Was Ordered To Pay Neighbour $80K For Egg-Throwing Incident

Justin Bieber's wallet is now substantially lighter as he was ordered to pay his former neighbour $80,000 in restitution for causing considerable damage after the...

Usher Is Working On A New Album And Tour, But Justin Bieber Is Still A Big Issue

Usher is working hard and he wants us to know as much. The R&B star hasn’t put out a new album since 2012, but he...

Ouch That Hurt! Justin Bieber And Mayweather Boxing Video "Leaked"

Finally, after years of waiting, we can see what it might possibly look like of someone to professionally beat up Justin Bieber. Talk show host...

Advertisement

Is Selena Gomez Dating Justin Bieber's Rival Orlando Bloom? Probably Not.

Selena Gomez has been causing quite a stir with recent rumours surrounding her love life. And after her on-off boyfriend Justin Bieber nearly got decked...

Selena Gomez Reveals What Relationship Advice Taylor Swift Offered Her

It is no secret that Selena Gomez has had a rocky on-and-off relationship with Justin Bieber over the past several years, but one reason why...

Justin Bieber Causes A Stir With His Arrival At The CR Fashion Book Issue 5 Launch Party In Paris - Part 4

Popstar sensation Justin Bieber was one of the star guests at the launch party for CR Fashion Book Issue 5 held at the The Peninsula...

Justin Bieber Finally Confirms His Relationship With Selena Gomez Is Back On

Justin Bieber has confirmed he and Selena Gomez are officially back together.Justin Bieber at the Amber Lounge 2014 Gala in Monaco in May 2014.Read More:...

Advertisement

Comments

Justin Bieber Newsletter

Subscribe to this news alert service to receive news and reviews on Justin Bieber

Unsubscribe | Unsubscribe All