Justin Bieber Crowned Artist of the Year at 2012 AMAs + Watch His Performance (Video)

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Justin Bieber was the big winner at the 2012 American Music Awards.

The 18-year-old took home the awards for Favorite Male Artist Pop/Rock and Favorite Album Pop/Rock. The Biebs also took home the top award – Artist of the Year!

Not only did Justin end up the big winner, but he also brought an electrifying performance to the stage. Justin performed a stripped down version of “As Long As You Love Me” and segued into his infectious hit “Beauty & A Beat” featuring Nicki Minaj.

Congrats Justin on the big win! Click inside to see the full list of 2012 AMA winners…

ARTIST OF THE YEAR
JUSTIN BIEBER

NEW ARTIST OF THE YEAR
CARLY RAE JEPSEN

FAVORITE MALE ARTIST – POP/ROCK
JUSTIN BIEBER

FAVORITE FEMALE ARTIST – POP/ROCK
KATY PERRY

FAVORITE BAND, DUO OR GROUP – POP/ROCK
MAROON 5

FAVORITE ALBUM – POP/ROCK
JUSTIN BIEBER, “Believe”

FAVORITE MALE ARTIST – COUNTRY
LUKE BRYAN

FAVORITE FEMALE ARTIST – COUNTRY
TAYLOR SWIFT

FAVORITE BAND, DUO or GROUP – COUNTRY
LADY ANTEBELLUM

FAVORITE ALBUM – COUNTRY
CARRIE UNDERWOOD, “BLOWN AWAY”

FAVORITE ARTIST – RAP/HIP-HOP

NICKI MINAJ

FAVORITE ALBUM – RAP/HIP-HOP
NICKI MINAJ, “Pink Friday: Roman Reloaded”

FAVORITE MALE ARTIST – SOUL/R&B
USHER

FAVORITE FEMALE ARTIST – SOUL/R&B
BEYONCE

FAVORITE ALBUM – SOUL/R&B
RIHANNA, “TALK THAT TALK”

FAVORITE ARTIST – ALTERNATIVE ROCK
LINKIN PARK

FAVORITE ARTIST – ADULT CONTEMPORARY
ADELE

FAVORITE ARTIST – LATIN
SHAKIRA

FAVORITE ARTIST – CONTEMPORARY INSPIRATIONAL
TOBYMAC

FAVORITE ARTIST – ELECTRONIC DANCE MUSIC (EDM)
DAVID GUETTA