European Music Awards 2016


Staff Writer


The MTV 2016 EMAs were held on November 6, 2016. The EMAs were located at Ahoy, Rotterdam, Netherlands and were hosted by Bebe Rexha. There were many different categories, as well as nominees. Each category had five or six nominees.The categories were Best Song, Best Video, Best Female, Best Male, Best New Act, Best Pop, Best Electronic, Best Rock, Best Alternative, Best Hip Hop, Best Live Act, Best World Stage Performance, Best Push Act, Biggest Fans, Best Look, Global Icon, Best UK Act, Best Danish Act, Best Finnish Act, Best Norwegian Act, Best Swedish Act, Best German Act, Best Dutch Act, Best Belgian Act, Best Swiss Act, Best French Act, Best Italian Act, Best Spanish Act, Best Portuguese Act, Best Polish Act, Best Russian Act, Best Romanian Act, Best Adria Act, Best Israeli Act, Best African Act, Best Indian Act, Best Japanese Act, Best Korean Act, Best Southeast Act, Best Chinese and Hong Kong Act, Best Australian Act, Best New Zealand Act, Best Brazilian Act, Best Latin America Northern Act, Best Latin America Central Act, Best Latin America Southern Act, Best US Act, and Best Canadian Act.


The nominees that won are Justin Bieber, The Weeknd, Lady Gaga, Shawn Mendes, Zara Larsson, Fifth Harmony, Martin Garrix, Coldplay, Drake, Twenty One Pilots, Martin Garrix, DNCE, Lady Gaga, Green Day, Little Mix, Benjamin Lasnier, Antti Tuisku, Alan Walker, The FOOO Conspiracy, Max Giesinger, Broederliefde, Emma Bale, Chlyklass, Amir, Benji & Fede, Enrique Bunbury , David Carreira , Margaret, Therr Maitz,  Andra, S.A.R.S., The Ultras, Wizkid, Prateek Kuhad, One Ok Rock, B.A.P., Dong Nhi, G.E.M., Troye Sivan, Broods, Anitta, Paty Cantú , Maluma, Lali, and Ariana Grande. All of these nominees won an award for one of the categories in different regions as well.


The nominees that received the most awards were Justin Bieber and Lady Gaga. The nominees that received the most nominations were Justin Bieber and Beyoncé. Once I saw the commercial for the EMAs, I was excited because it said that Shawn Mendes was performing, and I absolutely love his music. I really did enjoy watching the EMAs on Sunday November 6, 2016. My favorite performances were Shawn Mendes, Bruno Mars, and DNCE. In the end, the MTV  European Music Awards 2016 were very entertaining. I loved that I got the chance to see Shawn Mendes win two awards and hear him sing one of my favorite songs, ‘’Mercy,’’ from his new album Illuminate.

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