Like any other award functions, the 40th American Music Awards 2012 (AMA) held on Sunday night was not just about giving away the awards but also about fashion with glamorous celebrities grabbing the attention of the onlookers with their style statements on the red carpet.
Carrie Underwood to Christina Aguilera to Taylor Swift to Colbie Caillat looked stunning in sexy outfits.
Teen pop star Justin Bieber grabbed all the limelight at the 40th American Music Awards, winning three awards including the top award - Artist of the Year - beating Drake, Maroon 5, Katy Perry and Rihanna. He also bagged Pop/Rock Favourite Male Artist award and Pop/Rock Favourite Album award for "Believe".
Rapper Nicki Minaj bagged two awards - Favourite Rap/Hip-Hop Artist and Favourite Rap/Hip-Hop Album.
The other winners at the AMA 2012 include Taylor Swift - country female artist, Rihanna - Soul/R&B album, Katy Perry - pop/rock female artist, Carly Rae Jepsen - new artist of the year, Maroon 5 - pop/rock band, duo or group and Adele - Adult contemporary artist.
Here is the complete list of winners at the American Music Awards 2012:
Artist of the Year: Justin Bieber
New Artist of the Year: Carly Rae Jepsen
Favourite Male Artist - Pop/Rock: Justin Bieber
Favourite Album - Pop/Rock: Justin Bieber - Believe
Favourite Male Artist - Country: Luke Bryan
Favourite Female Artist - Country: Taylor Swift
Favourite Band, Duo or Group - Country: Lady Antebellum
Favourite Album - Country: Carrie Underwood - Blown Away
Favourite Artist - Rap/Hip-Hop: Nicki Minaj
Favourite Album - Rap/Hip-Hop: Nicki Minaj - Pink Friday: Roman Reloaded
Favourite Male Artist - Soul/R&B: Usher
Favourite Artist - Alternative Rock: Linkin Park
Favorite Artist - Electronic Dance Music (EDM): David Guetta
Favourite Female Artist - Pop / Rock: Katy Perry
Favourite Band, Duo or Group - Pop / Rock: Maroon 5
Favourite Female Artist - Soul/R&B: Beyonce
Favourite Album - Soul/R&B: Rihanna, Talk That Talk
Favourite Artist - Adult Contemporary: Adele
Favourite Artist - Latin: Shakira
Favourite Artist - Contemporary Inspirational: TobyMac