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2016 MTV EMAs rock Rotterdam

2016 MTV EMAs rock Rotterdam

December 1, 2016, 9:36 am

Worlds collided in a spectacle of music and stunning visuals on the 2016 MTV EMAs stage, featuring epic performances that took over Rotterdam and aired globally on November 6th. 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.

Additionally, MTV recognized artists from around the globe including Shawn Mendes (Canada), Zara Larsson (Sweden), Maluma (Columbia), Wizkid (Nigeria), GOT7 (Korea) and Troye Sivan (Australia) as the Worldwide Act winners.

See complete list of winners and key moments below:

FULL LIST OF 2016 MTV EMA 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

WORLDWIDE ACT:
Troye Sivan - Australia
Shawn Mendes – Canada
Maluma – Columbia
GOT7 – Korea
Wizkid - Nigeria
Zara Larsson – Sweden