Taylor Swift and Justin Bieber win big at MTV EMAs

Muse, The Killers and No Doubt perform at the Frankfurt bash

Taylor Swift and Justin Bieber win big at MTV EMAs

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Taylor Swift and Justin Bieber both scooped three prizes at the MTV EMA awards last night (November 11).

The country singer was named Best Female Act and Live Act as well as picking up the award for Best Look. Teen pop star Bieber was named Best Male Act, Pop Act and also won the World Stage, but he wasn't present at the ceremony to pick up his gongs.

X Factor runners-up One Direction won Best New Act and the biggest fans prize, but Rihanna didn't managed to scoop any awards, despite being nominated six times. The late Whitney Houston was given the global icon award, which was collected by Alicia Keys. A tribute video to the singer featured Lady Gaga and One Direction.

As part of the night's entertainment, The Killers pulled off a performance of their track 'Runaways' while Muse played 'Madness' from their album 'The 2nd Law'. No Doubt also played their track 'Looking Hot' while K-pop phenomenon Psy performed his internet smash 'Gangnam Style'.

The event in Frankfurt, Germany was hosted by model Heidi Klum and had a circus theme with trapeze artists and fire dancers joining the acts onstage.

The full list of winners of the 2012 MTV EMAs are as follows:

[a]Biggest Fans - One Direction
Best female - Taylor Swift
Best Song - Carly Rae Jepsen - 'Call Me Maybe'
Best Male - Justin Bieber
Best Hip Hop - Nicki Minaj
Best Electronic - David Guetta
Best Live - Taylor Swift
Best Look - Taylor Swift
Best New - Carly Rae Jepsen
Worldwide Act - Han Geng
Best Alternative - Lana Del Rey
Best World Stage - Justin Bieber
Best Video - Psy - 'Gangnam Style'
Best Rock - Linkin Park
Best Pop - Justin Bieber[/b]

MTV EMAs 2012 in photos

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