Justin Bieber wins big at MTV Europe Music Awards with five gongs

Bieber is now the most awarded Artist in MTV EMA History

Justin Bieber collected five awards at this evening’s (October 25) MTV 2015 Europe Music Awards.

Bieber – who also performed his hit single ‘What Do You Mean?’ at the Mediolanum Forum, Milan – took home gongs for Best Male, Best Look, Best Fans, Worldwide Act: North America and Best Collaboration for his work with Skrillex and Diplo on ‘Where Are You Now?.

Other winners included Rihanna (Best Female), Ed Sheeran (Best Live Act), Coldplay (Best Rock) and One Direction (Best Pop). Taylor Swift picked up the award for Best Song with ‘Bad Blood’ featuring Kendrick Lamar, while Best Video went to Macklemore & Ryan Lewis for ‘Downtown’. Duran Duran were honoured with the first ever MTV Visionary Award.


It was Sheeran who served as host alongside actress Ruby Rose. Live performances, meanwhile, came from Macklemore & Ryan Lewis, who gave a rendition of ‘Downtown’ and Pharrell Williams, who played ‘Freedom’. Andrea Bocelli sang his classic ‘Time To Say Goodbye’ before joining singer-songwriter Tori Kelly for a cover of Pink’s ‘ Learn To Love Again’.

Bieber is now the most EMA awarded artists of all time with 17 gongs, beating Eminem’s 15.

The 2015 MTV EMA winners are:

Best Song
Taylor Swift featuring Kendrick Lamar ‘Bad Blood’

Best Female

Best Male
Justin Bieber

Best Live Act
Ed Sheeran

Best New Act
Shawn Mendes

Best Video
Macklemore & Ryan Lewis ‘Downtown’

Best Pop
One Direction

Best Rock

Best Alternative
Lana Del Rey

Best Hip-Hop
Nicki Minaj

Best Electronic
Martin Garrix

Best Push
Shawn Mendes

Best Collaboration
Justin Bieber, Skrillex and Diplo ‘Where Are You Now?’

Best Fans
Justin Bieber

Best Look
Justin Bieber

Best World Stage
Ed Sheeran V Festival, Hylands Park, UK 2014

Visionary Award
Duran Duran

Worldwide Act: North America
Justin Bieber

Worldwide Act: Latin America

Worldwide Act: Europe
Marco Mengoni

Worldwide Act: Africa / India
Diamond Platnumz

Worldwide Act: Asia
Jane Zhang

Worldwide Act: Australia / New Zealand
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