American Music Award winners

Musicians Joe Hahn, Mike Shinoda, Brad Delson, Chester Bennington, Dave Farrell, and Rob Bourdon of Linkin Park pose with the Favorite Alternative Artist award in the press room at the 40th American Music Awards held at Nokia Theatre L.A. Live in Los Angeles, California. Photo by Jason Merritt/Getty Images
Musicians Joe Hahn, Mike Shinoda, Brad Delson, Chester Bennington, Dave Farrell, and Rob Bourdon of Linkin Park pose with the Favorite Alternative Artist award in the press room at the 40th American Music Awards held at Nokia Theatre L.A. Live in Los Angeles, California. Photo by Jason Merritt/Getty Images
Musicians Mike Shinoda, Brad Delson, Chester Bennington, and Dave Farrell of Linkin Park pose with the Favorite Alternative Artist award in the press room at the 40th American Music Awards held at Nokia Theatre L.A. Live in Los Angeles, California. Photo by Jason Merritt/Getty Images

Musicians Mike Shinoda, Brad Delson, Chester Bennington, and Dave Farrell of Linkin Park pose with the Favorite Alternative Artist award in the press room at the 40th American Music Awards held at Nokia Theatre L.A. Live in Los Angeles, California. Photo by Jason Merritt/Getty Images

Singer Usher poses with the Favorite Soul/R&B Male Artist award in the press room at the 40th American Music Awards held at Nokia Theatre L.A. Live in Los Angeles, California. Photo by Jason Merritt/Getty Images

Singer Usher poses with the Favorite Soul/R&B Male Artist award in the press room at the 40th American Music Awards held at Nokia Theatre L.A. Live in Los Angeles, California. Photo by Jason Merritt/Getty Images

Singer Usher poses with the Favorite Soul/R&B Male Artist award in the press room at the 40th American Music Awards held at Nokia Theatre L.A. Live in Los Angeles, California. Photo by Jason Merritt/Getty Images

Singer Usher poses with the Favorite Soul/R&B Male Artist award in the press room at the 40th American Music Awards held at Nokia Theatre L.A. Live in Los Angeles, California. Photo by Jason Merritt/Getty Images

Singer Carly Rae Jepsen poses with the New Artist of the Year award in the press room at the 40th American Music Awards held at Nokia Theatre L.A. Live in Los Angeles, California. Photo by Jason Merritt/Getty Images

Singer Carly Rae Jepsen poses with the New Artist of the Year award in the press room at the 40th American Music Awards held at Nokia Theatre L.A. Live in Los Angeles, California. Photo by Jason Merritt/Getty Images

Singer Carly Rae Jepsen poses with the New Artist of the Year award in the press room at the 40th American Music Awards held at Nokia Theatre L.A. Live in Los Angeles, California. Photo by Jason Merritt/Getty Images

Singer Carly Rae Jepsen poses with the New Artist of the Year award in the press room at the 40th American Music Awards held at Nokia Theatre L.A. Live in Los Angeles, California. Photo by Jason Merritt/Getty Images

Singer Luke Bryan poses with the Favorite Country Music Male Artist award in the press room at the 40th American Music Awards held at Nokia Theatre L.A. Live in Los Angeles, California. Photo by Jason Merritt/Getty Images

Singer Luke Bryan poses with the Favorite Country Music Male Artist award in the press room at the 40th American Music Awards held at Nokia Theatre L.A. Live in Los Angeles, California. Photo by Jason Merritt/Getty Images

Singer Carrie Underwood poses with the Favorite Country Music Album for 'Blown Away' in the press room at the 40th American Music Awards held at Nokia Theatre L.A. Live in Los Angeles, California. Photo by Jason Merritt/Getty Images

Singer Carrie Underwood poses with the Favorite Country Music Album for 'Blown Away' in the press room at the 40th American Music Awards held at Nokia Theatre L.A. Live in Los Angeles, California. Photo by Jason Merritt/Getty Images

Singer Carrie Underwood poses with the Favorite Country Music Album for 'Blown Away' in the press room at the 40th American Music Awards held at Nokia Theatre L.A. Live in Los Angeles, California. Photo by Jason Merritt/Getty Images

Singer Carrie Underwood poses with the Favorite Country Music Album for 'Blown Away' in the press room at the 40th American Music Awards held at Nokia Theatre L.A. Live in Los Angeles, California. Photo by Jason Merritt/Getty Images