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Nicki Minaj Wins HIP Hop Award at 2,012 American Music Awards AMA Favorite Rap Hip-Hop Artist:
November 19, 2012
he 2,012 American Music Awards will take place tonight at 8:00 p.m. EST from the Nokia Theater in Los Angeles, California. This year's awards should be very competitive as the talent in some categories is too close to call. Some of the stars expected to perform at the awards are Carly Rae Jepsen, Kelly Clarkson, Nicki Minaj and Justin Bieber, just to name a few.
One of the top awards every year that can raise an already rising artist to an even bigger star is 'Artist of the Year.'
This year the nominees are some of the most popular in the music business today and it will be interesting to see who walks away with the win. The odds favor Justin Bieber, Rihanna and Katy Perry followed by Maroon 5 and Drake, but don't let that fool you, any one of these artists could be crowned the winner.
Here is a look at the categories and the odds of winning for the artists.