Taylor Swift and Justin Bieber are the top EMA Winners!
The superstars tie for three! Plus, see the full roundup of victorious artists!
November 10, 2012
The 2012 MTV EMA winners are in, all thanks to YOUR votes!
It was a huge night for EMA newcomer Taylor Swift—in her debut appearance at the international music extravaganza, she not only closed the show but took home three awards, tying longtime EMA fave Justin Bieber with three: Best Live, Best Look, and Best Female! No wonder her finale of 'We Are Never Ever Getting Back Together' was so high-energy!
Of course, just because the Biebs is no stranger to winning EMAs—repeating for Best Pop and Best Male as well as scoring Best World Stage—that doesn't mean he's not still honoured. Even though the Biebs couldn't be at Frankfurt's Festhalle in person, he was there in spirit—and via video!—to express his gratitude and excitement.
Like Taylor, Carly Rae Jepsen was a first-time EMA attendee, nominee, and performer, and she ended up bagging two award: Best Song ('Call Me Maybe', of course) and Best PUSH. Breakout U.K. boy band band One Direction went two for two in their award categories, winning Best New and the second ever Biggest Fans award!
The second ever Worldwide Act, like the first one, went to the nominee from Asia; this time, China's Han Geng! And another superstar from Asia, K-pop sensation Psy, both performed and won Best Video for 'Gangnam Style'.
Congrats to all the 2012 MTV EMA honourees—and to YOU, the fans, for your dedication in voting for your favourite artists! Here's the full list of winners:
Carly Rae Jepsen – "Call Me Maybe"
PSY – "Gangnam Style"
Han Geng (Asia Pacific)
BEST WORLD STAGE
Carly Rae Jepsen
Lana Del Rey
BEST HIP HOP