Published on Nov 16, 2012
Justin Bieber Vs. Katy Perry Vs. Rihanna: AMAs 2012 (Artist of the Year)
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The 2012 American Music Awards are this weekend, Sunday November 18th — and while the guest list and performance lineup totally rocks — everyone's buzzing about who's gonna take home the coveted Artist of the Year award!
In the running for top honor are: Justin Bieber, Drake, Maroon 5, Katy Perry and Rihanna. Now at this point, it's anyone's guess who will take home the award. So, Let's break down the facts:
Justin Bieber's 'Believe' was inarguably one of the biggest albums of the year. He impressed us with his new sound and he broke records.
Katy Perry dropped 'The Complete Confection' re-release, making 'Part of Me' one of the best songs of her career. She also got public attention with her touching biopic, 'Part of Me 3D.'
Drake and his sophomore LP 'Take Care' had a major impact on the industry this year With heavy lyrics and a strong artistic touch — it was an album that definitely didn't go unnoticed.
Every time you turn on the radio, you hear Rihanna. It seems like this year she had hit single after hit single. The global smash 'We Found Love' was one of her biggest to date.
And Maroon 5 are also known for dominating the radio airwaves. With Adam also playing an important role on the singing competition, 'The Voice' it's safe to say his fan base is pretty darn solid.
Okay you guys, so who do you think deserves to win the American Music Award for Artist of the Year?