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MTV EMA Awards 2012 in photos

  • Last night, Frankfurt played host to MTV's European Music Awards 2012. Muse, The Killers and No Doubt were all among the performers on the night, while Taylor Swift and Justin Bieber were the big winners, taking home three trophies each. Having said that, these guys were easily the most fun. band on show.

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  • German supermodel Heidi Klum hosted the event, taking the chance to learn 'Gangnam Style' from Psy.

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  • Rock heroes Muse were back in black.

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  • Taylor Swift triumphed at the awards with a circus-themed performance before going on to pick up three awards.

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  • Rita Ora was the night's lady in red.

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  • Muse performing 'Madness', from new album 'The 2nd Law', was one of the show's highlights.

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  • Back after a long hiatus, No Doubt showed no signs of slowing down when they performed new song 'Looking Hot'.

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  • Heidi Klum took to the stage with two male models wearing chaps - and gave them a slap for their cheek.

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  • Lana Del Rey appeared with her boyfriend Barrie-James O'Neill, who she recently revealed helped inspire her now infamous "My pussy taste like Pepsi Cola" lyric.

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  • Rita Ora opened the show with a performance of her hit 'R.I.P.'

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  • Psy got one of the night's most ecstactic receptions for his live demonstration of 'Gangnam Style'.

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  • Taylor Swift will have to clear some space on her mantlepiece after taking home three trophies: Best Female Act, Best Live Act and Best Look.

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  • Psy won the coveted Best Video prize for 'Gangnam Style', the K-Pop song that became an internet phenomenon.

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  • fun. didn't want anyone forgetting their name as they performed their worldwide hit 'We Are Young'.

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  • Alicia Keys performed new track 'Girl on Fire', giving fans a taste of her forthcoming album.

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  • The Killers unleashed more lasers than Auric Goldfinger as they performed new track 'Runaways'.

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  • Whitney Houston was honoured with a posthumous Global Icon award.

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  • Alicia Keys' performance of 'Girl On Fire' in Frankfurt came after she had first debuted the song live at the VMAs in Los Angeles.

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