PHOTOS: 2012 American Music Awards Red Carpet

Hip hop, rock, pop, r&b, and country music was well represented at Sunday’s 40th annual American Music Awards t the Nokia Theatre in Los Angeles.

Nicki Minaj turned heads on the red carpet wearing a bright yellow Monique Lhuillier gown, Jordin Sparks looked radiant coupled up with boyfriend Jason Derulo, while Kelly Rowland glowed in a bejeweled dress.

Nicki Minaj and Justin Bieber were the nights biggest winners with the pop star taking home three trophies and the Young Money rapper taking home two.

Check out some more stars on the red carpet below, including, Ke$ha, Sean Kingston, Chris Brown, 50 Cent, Tyga, Brandy, J. Cole, Pink, and more.