Justin Bieber Wins Villain of the Year at 2012 Kerrang! Awards
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Other winners include Hayley Williams, Slash, Black Sabbath, Tenacious D, 'Game of Thrones' and 'The Hunger Games'.

AceShowbiz - %cJustin Bieber% won another trophy, but it's for a wrong reason. Instead of being lauded for his talent, the Canadian teen idol was awarded for being Villain of the Year. He saved %cSimon Cowell%, %cRonnie Radke% of %cFalling in Reverse%, %cLou Reed% and %cOne Direction% from taking home the title.

%cMy Chemical Romance% brought home the title of Best International Band. They were absent from the event, but frontman %cGerard Way% sent a video message. "Thank you so much for our newest Kerrang! award," he said. "It is a huge honor!" They beat %c30 Seconds to Mars%, %cEvanescence%, %cA Day to Remember% and %cletlive%.

%cMastodon% won Best Album for "The Hunter". Drummer %cBrann Dailor% said, "Thank you Kerrang! Magazine for always supporting to us and being so nice to us. Thank you to our fans for supporting us. We are sorry we can't be there with all you drunk bastards to accept it in person and drink with you!"

Other winners included %cTenacious D% (Kerrang! Service to Rock), %cSlash% (Kerrang! Icon), %cBlack Sabbath% (Kerrang! Inspiration Award) and %cHayley Williams% (Tweeter of the Year). In addition to awarding musicians, it also named "Game of Thrones" Best TV Show and "The Hunger Games" Best Film.

The event took place at The Brewery in East London, and was hosted for a fourth consecutive year by %cSlipknot% / %cStone Sour%'s vocalist %cCorey Taylor% and %cAnthrax%'s guitarist %cScott Ian%. It was attended by %cKelly Osbourne%, %cJack Black%, %cKyle Gass%, %cOzzy Osbourne%, %cJoel Madden%, %cDizzee Rascal% and Slash among others.

  • Best British Newcomer: %cWhile She Sleeps%
  • Kerrang! Service to Rock: %cTenacious D%
  • Best Single: %cBlack Veil Brides% - "Rebel Love Song"
  • Best Album: %cMastodon% - "The Hunter"
  • The Devotion Award: %cThe Blackout%
  • Kerrang! Service to Metal: Download Festival
  • Best Video: %cBring Me The Horizon% - "Alligator Blood"
  • Best Live Band: %cEnter Shikari%
  • Best International Band: %cMy Chemical Romance%
  • Best British Band: %cYou Me At Six%
  • Kerrang! Hall of Fame: %cMachine Head%
  • Kerrang! Icon: %cSlash%
  • Kerrang! Inspiration Award: %cBlack Sabbath%
  • Best International Newcomer: %cFalling in Reverse%
  • Best TV Show: "Game of Thrones"
  • Best Video Game: Skyrim
  • Best Film: "The Hunger Games"
  • Best Comedian: %cRussel Howard%
  • Tweeter of the Year: %cHayley Williams% of %cParamore%
  • Hottest Female: %cLzzy Hale% of %cHalestorm%
  • Hottest Male: %cBen Bruce% of %cAsking Alexandria%
  • Villain of the Year: %cJustin Bieber%
  • Hero of the Year: %cRou Reynolds% of %cEnter Shikari%
  • Best Festival: Download

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