DK MUSIC AWARDS 2012

  Album of the Year     Record of the Year
 

Some Nights - Fun.

 

  • Babel - Mumford & Sons
  • Ceremonials - Florence + The Machine
  • Our Version Of Events - Emeli Sande
  • Red - Taylor Swift
  • Take Care - Drake
   

"Call Me Maybe" - Carly Rae Jepsen

 

  • "Die Young" - Ke$ha

  • "One Thing" - One Direction

  • "Some Nights" - Fun.

  • "We Are Never Ever Getting Back Together" - Taylor Swift

  • "What Doesn't Kill You (Stronger)" - Kelly Clarkson

  Song of the Year     Best New Artist
 

"Lego House" - written by Ed Sheeran, Jake Gosling, and Chris Leonard; performed by Ed Sheeran

 

  • "Holocene" - written by Justin Vernon; performed by Bon Iver
  • "Little Talks" - written by Of Monsters And Men
  • "Safe & Sound" - written by Taylor Swift, The Civil Wars, and T-Bone Burnett; performed by Taylor Swift featuring The Civil Wars
  • "Video Games" - written by Lana Del Rey & Justin Parker; performed by Lana Del Rey
  • "We Are Young" - written by Fun. and Jeffrey Bhasker; performed by Fun. featuring Janelle Monae
 

 

Fun.

 

  • Sammy Adams
  • Lana Del Rey
  • Frank Ocean
  • Of Monsters And Men
  • Emeli Sande

Pop

  Best Male Vocal Performance     Best Female Vocal Performance
 

Ed Sheeran - "Lego House"

 
  • David Archuleta - "Forevermore"
  • Bruno Mars - "Count On Me"
  • Jason Mraz - "I Won't Give Up"
  • Olly Murs - "Dance With Me Tonight"
  • Robbie Williams - "Candy"
   

Kelly Clarkson - "What Doesn't Kill You (Stronger)"

 

  • Carly Rae Jepsen - "Call Me Maybe"
  • Missy Higgins - "Everyone's Waiting"
  • Marina & The Diamonds - "Primadonna"
  • Katy Perry - "Wide Awake"
  • Taylor Swift - "We Are Never Ever Getting Back Together"
  Best Vocal Performance by a Duo/Group     Best Album
 

Fun. - "Some Nights"

 

  • Karmin - "Brokenhearted"
  • Little Mix - "Wings"

  • Maroon 5 - "One More Night"

  • One Direction - "One Thing"

  • Owl City & Carly Rae Jepsen - "Good Time"
   

Ceremonials - Florence + The Machine

 

  • Halcyon - Ellie Goulding
  • Overexposed - Maroon 5

  • Red - Taylor Swift
  • The Truth About Love - Pink
  • Up All Night - One Direction
  Best Record      
 

"Call Me Maybe" - Carly Rae Jepsen

 

  • "Die Young" - Ke$ha

  • "Good Time" - Owl City & Carly Rae Jepsen

  • "Live While We're Young" - One Direction

  • "We Are Never Ever Getting Back Together" - Taylor Swift

  • "Wide Awake" - Katy Perry

 

 

 

Rock

 

Best Solo Vocal Performance

 

 

Best Vocal Performance by a Duo/Group

 

Pink - "Try"

 

  • Matt Corby - "Brother"

  • Florence + The Machine - "Breath Of Life"

  • Lady GaGa - "Marry The Night"

  • Reece Mastin - "Shut Up & Kiss Me"

  • John Mayer - "Queen Of California"

 

 

Neon Trees - "Everybody Talks"

 

  • The Black Keys - "Lonely Boy"

  • Green Day - "Oh Love"

  • The Killers - "Runaways"

  • Mumford & Sons - "I Will Wait"

  • Train - "Drive By"

 

Best Album

 

 

Best Record

 

Some Nights - Fun.

 

  • Babel - Mumford & Sons

  • Battle Born - The Killers

  • Bon Iver - Bon Iver

  • California 37 - Train

  • El Camino - The Black Keys

 

 

"Some Nights" - Fun.

 

  • "Drive By" - Train

  • "Everybody Talks" - Neon Trees

  • "Home" - Phillip Phillips

  • "I Will Wait" - Mumford & Sons

  • "Runaways" - The Killers

 

Best Alternative Performance

 

 

Best Hard Rock Performance

 

Fun. featuring Janelle Monae - "We Are Young"

 

  • Bon Iver - "Holocene"

  • Lana Del Rey - "Born To Die"

  • Imagine Dragons - "It's Time"

  • The Lumineers - "Ho Hey"

  • Of Monsters And Men - "Little Talks"

 

 

Daughtry - "Renegade"

 

  • AWOLNATION - "Sail"

  • Chevelle - "Face To The Floor"

  • Linkin Park - "Burn It Down"

  • Nickelback - "Bottoms Up"

  • Staind - "Not Again"

Urban

(R&B/Soul/Hip-Hop/Rap)

 

Best Male Soul/R&B Vocal Performance

 

 

Best Female Soul/R&B Vocal Performance

 

Frank Ocean - "Thinkin' Bout You"

 

  • Justin Bieber - "Boyfriend"

  • Michael Kiwanuka - "Home Again"

  • Bruno Mars - "Locked Out Of Heaven"

  • Trey Songz - "Heart Attack"

  • Usher - "Climax"

 

 

Emeli Sande - "Next To Me"

 

  • Karise Eden - "You Won't Let Me"

  • Rebecca Ferguson - "Nothing's Real But Love"

  • JoJo - "Demonstrate"

  • Alicia Keys - "Girl On Fire"

  • Rihanna - "Diamonds"

 

Best R&B Vocal Performance by a Duo/Group

 

 

Best Soul/R&B Album

 

Drake featuring Rihanna - "Take Care"

 

  • JLS  - "Hottest Girl In The World"

  • Conor Maynard featuring Ne-Yo - "Turn Around"

  • Janelle Monae featuring Big Boi - "Tightrope"

  • Stooshe featuring Travie McCoy - "Love Me"

  • Wale featuring Miguel - "Lotus Flower Bomb"

 

 

Our Version Of Events - Emeli Sande

 

  • Believe - Justin Bieber

  • Channel Orange - Frank Ocean

  • Chapter V - Trey Songz

  • Looking 4 Myself - Usher

  • Mirrorwriting - Jamie Woon

 

Best Soul/R&B Record

 

 

Best Rap/Hip-Hop Performance

 

"Take Care" - Drake featuring Rihanna

 

  • "Boyfriend" - Justin Bieber

  • "Demonstrate" - JoJo

  • "Girl On Fire" - Alicia Keys featuring Nicki Minaj

  • "Next To Me" - Emeli Sande

  • "Thinkin' Bout You" - Frank Ocean

 

 

B.o.B. featuring Nicki Minaj - "Out Of My Mind"

 

  • Sammy Adams - "Only One"

  • B.o.B. featuring Nicki Minaj - "Out Of My Mind"

  • Nicki Minaj - "Pound The Alarm"

  • Rizzle Kicks - "Mama Do The Hump"

  • Snoop Dogg & Wiz Khalifa featuring Bruno Mars - "Young, Wild & Free"
  • Kanye West featuring Big Sean, Pusha T & 2 Chainz - "Mercy"

 

Best Rap/Hip-Hop Album

 

 

 

 

Take Care - Drake

 

  • 1991 - Azealia Banks

  • Careless World: Rise Of The Last King - Tyga

  • Pink Friday: Roman Reloaded - Nicki Minaj

  • Strange Clouds : B.o.B.

  • Wild Ones - Flo Rida

 

 

 

Country

 

Best Artist

 

 

Best Album

 

Taylor Swift

 

  • Dierks Bentley

  • Eli Young Band

  • Hunter Hayes

  • Miranda Lambert

  • Carrie Underwood

 

 

Red - Taylor Swift

 

  • Blown Away - Carrie Underwood

  • Chief - Eric Church

  • Home - Dierks Bentley

  • Life At Best - Eli Young Band

  • Red - Taylor Swift

  • Welcome To The Fishbowl - Kenny Chesney

 

Best Record

 

 

 

 

"Good Girl" - Carrie Underwood

 

  • "Angel Eyes" - Love And Theft

  • "Begin Again" - Taylor Swift

  • "Even If It Breaks Your Heart" - Eli Young Band

  • "Home" - Dierks Bentley

  • "Wanted" - Hunter Hayes

 

 

 

Dance

 

Best Solo Performance

 

 

Best Duo/Group Performance
 

Loreen - "Don't You Worry Child"

 

  • Alexandra Burke - "Elephant"

  • Flo Rida - "Good Feeling"

  • Ke$ha - "Die Young"

  • Loreen - "Euphoria"

  • Nicki Minaj - "Starships"

  • Psy - "Gangnam Style"

 

 

Swedish House Mafia featuring John Martin - "Don't You Worry Child"

 

  • Flo Rida featuring Sia - "Wild Ones"

  • David Guetta featuring Nicki Minaj - "Turn Me On"

  • Calvin Harris featuring Ne-Yo - "Let's Go"

  • Jennifer Lopez featuring Pitbull - "Dance Again"

  • Skrillex featuring Sirah - "Bangarang"

  • Swedish House Mafia featuring John Martin - "Don't You Worry Child"

 

Best Album

 

 

Best Record

 

Until Now - Swedish House Mafia

 

  • Electronic Earth - Labrinth

  • Fortune - Chris Brown

  • MDNA - Madonna

  • Scary Monsters & Nice Sprites - Skrillex

  • Wild Ones - Flo Rida

 

 

"Don't You Worry Child" - Swedish House Mafia featuring John Martin

 

  • "Dance Again" - Jennifer Lopez featuring Pitbull

  • "Die Young" - Ke$ha

  • "Gangnam Style" - Psy

  • "Good Feeling" - Flo Rida

  • "Turn Me On" - David Guetta featuring Nicki Minaj

Regional

 

Best American Male Artist

 

 

Best American Female Artist

 

Flo Rida

 
  • Chris Brown

  • Bruno Mars

  • Ne-Yo

  • Pitbull

  • Usher

  • Will.i.am

 

 

Taylor Swift

 

  • Kelly Clarkson

  • Lana Del Rey

  • Lady GaGa

  • Katy Perry

  • Pink

  • Carrie Underwood

 

Best American Duo/Group

 

 

Best Canadian Artist

 

Fun.

 

  • Foster The People

  • Karmin

  • The Killers

  • Linkin Park

  • Maroon 5

  • Train

 

 

Carly Rae Jepsen

 
  • Justin Bieber

  • Drake

  • Nelly Furtado

  • Alanis Morissette

  • Nickelback

  • Simple Plan

 

Best British Male Artist

 

 

Best British Female Artist

 

Ed Sheeran

 

  • Calvin Harris

  • Conor Maynard

  • James Morrison

  • Olly Murs

  • Robbie Williams

  • Jamie Woon

 

 

Florence + The Machine

 

  • Adele

  • Ellie Goulding

  • Jessie J

  • Cher Lloyd

  • Rita Ora

  • Emeli Sande

 

Best British Duo/Group

 

 

Best European Artist

 

One Direction

 

  • Coldplay

  • JLS

  • Little Mix

  • Mumford & Sons

  • Stooshe

  • The Wanted

 

 

Of Monsters And Men

 

  • The Cranberries

  • David Guetta

  • Loreen

  • M83

  • The Script

  • Eva Simons

 

Best Australasian Artist

 

 

Best Latin/Caribbean Artist

 

Gotye

 

  • Delta Goodrem

  • Missy Higgins

  • Reece Mastin

  • Jessica Mauboy

  • Kylie Minogue

  • Ricki-Lee

  • Sia

 

 

Nicki Minaj

 

  • Cover Drive

  • Gusttavo Lima

  • Sean Paul

  • Rihanna

  • Shakira

  • Michel Telo

Special Awards

 

Best Collaboration

 

 

Best Original Song from a Motion Picture

 

Drake featuring Rihanna - "Take Care"

 

  • Coldplay featuring Rihanna - "Princess Of China"

  • Flo Rida featuring Sia - "Wild Ones"

  • David Guetta featuring Nicki Minaj - "Turn Me On"

  • Jennifer Lopez featuring Pitbull - "Dance Again"

  • Owl City & Carly Rae Jepsen - "Good Time"

 

 

"Safe & Sound" - featured in the motion picture 'The Hunger Games'; written by Taylor Swift, The Civil Wars, and T-Bone Burnett; performed by Taylor Swift featuring The Civil Wars

 

  • "Breath Of Life" - featured in the motion picture 'Snow White & The Huntsman'; written by Florence Welch and Isabella Summers; performed by Florence + The Machine

  • "Bridge Of Light" - featured in the animated motion picture 'Happy Feet 2'; written by Pink and Billy Mann; performed by Pink

  • "Gotcha" - featured in the motion picture 'The Sapphires'; written by Jessica Mauboy, Louis Schrool, and Ilan Kidron; performed by Jessica Mauboy

  • "Skyfall" - featured in the motion picture 'Skyfall'; written by Adele and Paul Epworth; performed by Adele

  • "Young, Wild & Free" - featured in the motion picture 'Mac & Devin Go To High School'; written by Snoop Dogg and Wiz Khalifa; performed by Wiz Khalifa & Snoop Dogg featuring Bruno Mars

 

Best Music Video

 

 

"Little Talks" - directed by Mihai Wilson and Marcella Moser; artist: Of Monsters And Men

 

  • "Princess Of China" - directed by Adria Petty and Alan Bibby; artist: Coldplay featuring Rihanna

  • "Some Nights" - directed by Anthony Mandler; artist: Fun.

  • "Try" - directed by Floria Sigismondi; artist: Pink

  • "Turn Me On" - directed by Sanji; artist: David Guetta featuring Nicki Minaj

  • "Wide Awake" - directed by Lance Drake; artist: Katy Perry

 

 

Artist of the Year

 

 

Lifetime Achievement Award

  • Taylor Swift

 

  • Kylie Minogue