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The 2014 MTV EMAs (also known as the MTV Europe Music Awards) were held at The SSE Hydro, Glasgow, Scotland on 9 November 2014.[1] This was the first time since 2003 when the awards were held in Scotland and the fifth time the United Kingdom has hosted the MTV EMA since the show was hosted in Belfast, Northern Ireland. The event showcases the world's hottest musical acts in a different city each year.[2] The event was hosted by Nicki Minaj.[3][4][5]

2014 MTV Europe Music Awards
2014 MTV EMA Logo.png
Date9 November 2014 (9:00 PM CET)
LocationThe SSE Hydro, Glasgow, Scotland
Hosted byNicki Minaj
Most awardsOne Direction and 5 Seconds of Summer (3 each)
Most nominationsKaty Perry (7)
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Television/radio coverage
NetworkMTV, VIVA, Channel 5

Ariana Grande opened the show with "Problem" and "Break Free". An additional performance from Alicia Keys was featured at the O2 Academy Glasgow. Ozzy Osbourne received the award for Global Icon from Slash. Slash closed the show performing "Crazy Train" featuring The Conspirators and with Myles Kennedy and Simon Neil from Biffy Clyro on vocals.

One Direction and 5 Seconds Of Summer were the biggest winners of the night with three wins, followed by Ariana Grande and Katy Perry.

Voting processEdit

Category Voting Method Start Date End Date
Biggest Fans Twitter and Instagram Hashtag 15 Sept @12pm CET 8 Nov @ 11:59pm CET
Worldwide Act Pre-Nomination Twitter and Weibo (in China only) Hashtag 9 Sept @ 12pm CET 14 Sept @ 11:59pm CET
Worldwide Act Phase 1 - Local Website 16 Sept @12pm CET 22 Oct @ 11:59pm CET
Worldwide Act Phase 2 - Cluster Website 23 Oct @ 12pm CET 29 Oct @ 11:59pm CET
Worldwide Act Phase 3 - Final Website 30 Oct @ 12pm CET 8 Nov @ 11:59pm CET
Best Video MTV Music Editorial Team - not eligible for audience voting N/A N/A
Global Icon MTV Music Editorial Team - not eligible for audience voting N/A N/A
Greatest EMA Moments Website 25 Sept @12pm CET 20 Nov @ 11:59pm CET
Additional Social Category
(Artist on the Rise, #EMAzing Artist)
social media TBA TBA
All Others Website 16 Sept @12pm CET 8 Nov @ 11:59pm CET


Winners in bold.

Best SongEdit

Best VideoEdit

Best FemaleEdit

Best MaleEdit

Best New ActEdit

Best PopEdit

Best ElectronicEdit

Best RockEdit

Best AlternativeEdit

Best Hip-HopEdit

Best Live ActEdit

Best World Stage PerformanceEdit

Best Push ActEdit

Biggest FansEdit

Best LookEdit

Artist on the RiseEdit

Best Worldwide ActEdit

Best Song With A Social MessageEdit

Global IconEdit

Regional nominationsEdit

Northern EuropeEdit

Best UK & Ireland Act
Best Danish Act
Best Finnish Act
Best Norwegian Act
Best Swedish Act

Central EuropeEdit

Best German Act
Best Dutch Act
Best Belgian Act
Best Swiss Act

Southern EuropeEdit

Best French Act
Best Italian Act
Best Spanish Act[6]
Best Portuguese Act [7]
Best Greek Act

Eastern EuropeEdit

Best Polish Act[8]
Best Russian Act
Best Romanian Act
Best Adria Act
Best Israeli Act

Africa, Middle East & IndiaEdit

Best African Act
Best Middle East Act
Best Indian Act

Japan & KoreaEdit

Best Japanese Act
Best Korean Act [10]

Southeast Asia, Mainland China and Hong Kong & TaiwanEdit

Best Southeast Asian Act
Best Chinese & Hong Kong Act
Best Taiwanese Act

Australia & New ZealandEdit

Best Australian Act
Best New Zealand Act

Latin AmericaEdit

Best Brazilian Act
Best Mexican Act
Best Latin America Central Act
Best Latin America South Act

North AmericaEdit

Best US Act
Best Canadian Act

Worldwide nominationsEdit

Best Northern European Act
Best Central European Act
Best Southern European Act
Best Eastern European Act
Best Africa, Middle East & India Act
Best Japan & Korea Act
Best Southeast Asia, China, Hong Kong & Taiwan Act
Best Australia & New Zealand Act
Best Latin American Act
Best Northern American Act



Pre showEdit

Main showEdit

See alsoEdit


  1. ^ "Glasgow to host 2014 MTV Europe Music Awards". BBC News. 2013-11-09. Retrieved 2013-11-09.
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  3. ^ "Nicki Minaj Is Hosting the 2014 MTV EMA!". MTV.
  4. ^ "Ariana Grande leads the performances at MTV EMAs 2014… as she soars over the crowd in a sexy silver leotard". Daily Mail. 9 November 2014. Retrieved 10 November 2014.
  5. ^ "One Direction win three MTV Europe Music Awards in Glasgow". BBC News. 9 November 2014. Retrieved 10 November 2014.
  8. ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 2014-09-10. Retrieved 2014-09-09.CS1 maint: archived copy as title (link)
  9. ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 2014-09-11. Retrieved 2014-09-09.CS1 maint: archived copy as title (link)
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