The 2016 MTV EMAs were crazy! From gorgeous dresses to stunning performances and the heartfelt tribute to late singer Prince – It was a blast! Bebe Rexha was the Queen as she showed some serious sartorial sass by making seven outfit changes throughout the event and her performances.
Further, host Bebe Rexha also revealed that the EMA trophies had been turned purple in memory of late pop superstar Prince.
The Purple Rain singer passed away in April, 2016, he was found collapsed in a lift at his home in Minnesota, United States.
Here is the full list of the winners at the 2016 MTV European Music Awards-
Best song- Justin Bieber for ‘Sorry’
Best fans – Justin Bieber
Best female Singer – Lady Gaga
Best look – Lady Gaga
Lady Gaga and Justin Bieber swept to victory at the MTV European Music Awards collecting two prizes apiece in a ceremony that paid tribute to late musician Prince. While Gaga took home the Best Female Singer Award and Best Look, Bieber beat Adele for the Best Song Award and won it for hit track ‘Sorry’.
However, both were unable to attend the event to accept the awards. Gaga later posted a video from Tokyo thanking her fans for the love and support.
Best Male Singer – Shawn Mendes
While teen heart throb shawn Mendes walked away with quite a fan following and the prestigious Best Male Singer Award, you totally have to watch this video of Bebe Rexha pranking Shawn Medez at the 2016 MTV EMAs to get a sense of all the madness that went down at the Award Show!
Best Video – The Weeknd ft Daft Punk – Starboy
Best Live Act – Twenty One Pilots
Best New Act – Zara Larsson
Zara Larsson looked stunning in her Ermando Scervino dress and Yoko London earrings.
Best Pop Act – Fifth Harmony
Best Rock Act – Coldplay
Best UK and Ireland Act – Little Mix
Best push – DNCE
Jack Lawless, JinJoo Lee, Joe Jonas and Cole Whittle always know how to have a good time on the red carpet.
Best world stage – Martin Garrix
Best electronic – Martin Garrix
Martin Garrix, the 20-year-old, who launched his own record label earlier this year, won Best Electro Act and Best World Stage Award beating Brits Tinie Tempah, Ellie Goulding and Duran Duran in the same category.
Best hip hop Act – Drake
Global icon – Green Day
Green Day couldn’t help but take a shot at the intense election drama going on in the U.S. right now. Not only did Green Day say they were ‘happy’ to be out of the States, but they also performed American Idiot! Watch it right here-
Meanwhile, Beyonce was nominated in five categories- Best Video for her single Formation along with Best Female, Best Live and Best Local Act (US); but failed to win any awards. She was beaten to Best Video by The Weeknd for Starboy which features Daft Punk.