Justin Bieber attended the 40th Annual American Music Awards at Nokia Theatre L.A. Live in Los Angeles on Sunday (November 18, 2012). The "Beauty and a Beat" singer was accompanied by his doting mother Pattie Mallette as he arrived at the 2012 AMA. Canadian heartthrob Justin Bieber smiled happily posing with Mrs. Mallette on the red carpet, even gave his mom a sweet smooch for the cameras. The 18-year-old pop phenom went for a mostly all-black look for the awards ceremony, where he picked up the first award of the night Favorite Pop/Rock Male Artist. Justin Bieber opted an oversized leather tank-top that he teamed with his awkwardly saggy leather pants. The "Believe" singer accessorized his ensemble with a pair of red-and-black shoes. He completed his look with a pair of shades at the 2012 AMAs, where he performed his hit singles “As Long As You Love Me” and “Beauty and a Beat” with Nicki Minaj. Justin Bieber was also joined by other stars to take the stage including Taylor Swift, Kelly Clarkson, Christina Aguilera, Ke$ha, Carly Rae Jepsen, PSY and Nicki Minaj.
Justin Bieber shows up at the 2012 American Music Awards on November 18. The pop sensation beats out Rihanna, Maroon 5, Katy Perry and Drake to win the show’s top award Artist of the Year along with the awards for favorite pop/rock male artist and favorite pop/rock album.
Justin Bieber is joined by his mom Pattie Mallette for the night. He looks cool in his sleek black cardigan and skinny pants that he combines with a leather top. The singer finishes off his sleek black style with a pair of bright-red studded smoking slippers.
The Canadian heartthrob gives his mother a kiss as he poses with her on the red carpet at the 2012 AMAs.
Justin Bieber performs on the stage of the landmark show.
Justin Bieber brings his mom Pattie Mallette onstage with him as he accepts the top prize of the 2012 AMA, Artist of the Year.
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