2016 MTV EMAs: Lady Gaga, Shawn Mendes Win Big, Green Day Honored

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The 2016 MTV EMAs featured epic performances that took over Rotterdam and aired globally on November 6. Host Bebe Rexha kicked off the global music celebration as she crashed through the ceiling to start the party, followed by superstar Bruno Mars delivering the first big global performance of his smash single 24K Magic, literally lighting up the stage with his dance moves.

Justin Bieber and Lady Gaga were head to head with two wins each before the start of the red carpet, when Beliebers voted in force for Justin Bieber to win the title of Biggest Fans.  With this nod added to his Best Song and Best Canadian Act wins, Justin Bieber took home three purple EMAs.  MTV turned all the 2016 awards purple as a tribute to the iconic late artist Prince.

Global phenomenon Green Day also returned to the EMAs stage with a vengeance, honored with the night’s prestigious milestone award, Global Icon. They had an explosive onstage performance of Bang Bang, and closed the show just days ahead of the US election with American Idiot.

WINNERS


BEST SONG
Justin Bieber - Sorry
 
BEST VIDEO 
The Weeknd ft. Daft Punk - Starboy

BEST FEMALE
Lady Gaga

BEST MALE
Shawn Mendes               
                                
BEST LIVE            

Twenty One Pilots          
                                
BEST NEW          
Zara Larsson      
                                
BEST POP            
Fifth Harmony  
                                
BEST ROCK         
Coldplay
                                
BEST ALTERNATIVE         
Twenty One Pilots          
                                
BEST HIP HOP    
Drake
                                
BEST ELECTRONIC           
Martin Garrix    
                                
BEST PUSH         
DNCE    
                                
BIGGEST FANS
Justin Bieber
                                        

BEST LOOK SPONSORED BY LISTERINE

Lady Gaga

                   
BEST WORLD STAGE
Martin Garrix - Isle of MTV, Malta (2015)


GLOBAL ICON AWARD
Green Day

 

BEST U.S. ACT

Ariana Grande
 
WORLDWIDE ACT:

Troye Sivan - Australia

Shawn Mendes – Canada

Maluma – Columbia

GOT7 – Korea

Wizkid  - Nigeria
Zara Larsson – Sweden

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