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Glory, glitz and glamour at the MTV Europe Music Awards

Event at PSD Bank Dome, in Dusseldorf, Germany, has all statements in place with buzz and energy inside arena

Agnideb Bandyopadhyay Published 15.11.22, 04:14 AM
Taylor Swift with the Best Long Form Video award. Addressing her fans, she said: “You have no idea how much this means to me, to do this as a career. There is not a single moment I take for granted, and I love you all so much."

Taylor Swift with the Best Long Form Video award. Addressing her fans, she said: “You have no idea how much this means to me, to do this as a career. There is not a single moment I take for granted, and I love you all so much."

The 2022 MTV Europe Music Awards, which took place at the PSD Bank Dome, in Dusseldorf, Germany, on November 13, had all statements in place with the buzz and the energy inside the arena riding a consistent high. Showing the way were the sensational Rita Ora and Taika Waititi, the first couple to host the awards. Their infectious chemistry lit up the stage with both of exchanging the sweetest of jibes and teases.

Unmatched glory seems to be chasing Taylor Swift for quite some time now. Indubitably, the most powerful name in the industry at the moment swaying and sweeping records with every release, Swift took home four awards for Best Artiste, Best Video, Best Pop and Best Long Form Video at the EMA 2022. Harry Styles, who had the most nominations for the evening won two, for Best Live and Best UK and Ireland Act, while Nicki Minaj took home Best Song and Best hip-hop. David Guetta also bagged a couple, winning Best Electronic and Best Collaboration.K-Pop biggies BLACKPINK, BTS and Lisa took home awards in Best Metaverse Performance, Best Fans and Best K-Pop Act respectively. SEVENTEEN earned two awards, for Best New Artist and Best Push Performance of the Year.

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Opening the night was the duo who took home the Best Collaboration — David Guetta and Bebe Rexha with theit hit I’m Good (Blue). Stormzy, Lewis Capaldi, OneRepublic, GAYLE, Ayanna set fire to the stage with intense performances. The arena also stood in solidarity with Ukraine as the Ukranian colours bathed the arena when Kalush Orchestra took to the stage. Glimpses.

Muse with the Best Rock Award

Muse with the Best Rock Award

Nigerian DJ Spinall brought the groove to the arena

Nigerian DJ Spinall brought the groove to the arena

English virtual band Gorillaz bagged the Best Alternative

English virtual band Gorillaz bagged the Best Alternative

Armaan Malik took home the Best Indian Act

Armaan Malik took home the Best Indian Act

Babe Rexha and David Guetta with the Best Collaboration Award

Babe Rexha and David Guetta with the Best Collaboration Award

 Couple Taika Waititi and Rita Ora sizzled on stage hosting the awards

Couple Taika Waititi and Rita Ora sizzled on stage hosting the awards

Ava Max swept the crowd off their feet with her performance

Ava Max swept the crowd off their feet with her performance

Ukranian act Kalush on the red carpet

Ukranian act Kalush on the red carpet

The sultry and super Ayanna in performace

The sultry and super Ayanna in performace

(From top left to right) Stormzy, GAYLE, OneRepublic’s Ryan Tedder,  and Lewis Capaldi in performance

(From top left to right) Stormzy, GAYLE, OneRepublic’s Ryan Tedder, and Lewis Capaldi in performance

Pictures: Getty Images

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