2016 MTV Europe Music Awards
The 2016 MTV EMAs (also known as the MTV Europe Music Awards) were held at the Rotterdam Ahoy in Rotterdam, Netherlands, on 6 November 2016. It was hosted by Bebe Rexha. This was the third time the awards have taken place in the Netherlands, and the second time Rotterdam has been the host city. The awards were held in the same venue as the 1997 MTV EMAs.
|2016 MTV Europe Music Awards|
|Date||6 November 2016|
|Location||Rotterdam Ahoy, Rotterdam, Netherlands|
|Hosted by||Bebe Rexha|
|Most awards||Justin Bieber, Lady Gaga, Martin Garrix, Shawn Mendes, Twenty One Pilots and Zara Larsson (each 2)|
|Most nominations||Beyoncé (5)|
|Category||Voting Method||Start Date||End Date|
|Biggest Fans||Twitter, Instagram and Vine Hashtag||27 Sept @12pm CET||N/A|
|Worldwide Act||Website/App||2 Sept @12pm CET||5 Nov @11:59pm CET*|
|Best Video||MTV Music Editorial Team - not eligible for audience voting||N/A||N/A|
|All others||Website/App||12 Sept @12pm CET||5 Nov @11:59pm CET|
(*)without Best Acts from Netherlands, Belgium, Switzerland, Israel and Poland. In those countries voting was ended earlier.
|Bruno Mars||"24K Magic"|
"Cake by the Ocean"
|"In the Name of Love"|
|Zara Larsson||"Lush Life"|
"Ain't My Fault"
|Green Day||"Bang Bang"|
|Kings of Leon||"Waste a Moment"|
|Bebe Rexha||"I Got You"|
|Lukas Graham||"You're Not There"|
|OneRepublic||"Let's Hurt Tonight"|
|Green Day||"American Idiot"|
- Laura Whitmore and Sway Calloway — Red carpet hosts
- Laura Whitmore — Presented Biggest Fans
- Laura Whitmore and The MTV It Girls — Presented Best Look
- G-Eazy and Charli XCX — presented Best Electronic
- Winnie Harlow and Tinie Tempah — presented Best Live
- Jourdan Dunn — presented Best Male
- Jaden Smith — presented Best New Act
- Nina Dobrev and Deepika Padukone — presented Best Video
- Idris Elba — presented Global Icon
- Nick Frost - appeared in one of the pranks done by host Bebe Rexha
- Adele — "Hello"
- Justin Bieber — "Sorry"
- Lukas Graham — "7 Years"
- Mike Posner — "I Took a Pill in Ibiza (Seeb Remix)"
- Rihanna (featuring Drake) — "Work"
- Beyoncé — "Formation"
- Coldplay — "Up & Up"
- Kanye West — "Famous"
- Tame Impala — "The Less I Know the Better"
- The Weeknd (featuring Daft Punk) — "Starboy"
Best World Stage PerformanceEdit
- Duran Duran
- Ellie Goulding
- Jess Glynne
- Martin Garrix
- Tinie Tempah
- Wiz Khalifa
Best Push ActEdit
- Alessia Cara
- Bebe Rexha
- Charlie Puth
- Dua Lipa
- Elle King
- Jack Garratt
- Jonas Blue
- Lukas Graham
Winners are highlighted in Bold
- Best UK & Ireland Act
- Best Danish Act
- Best Finnish Act
- Best Norwegian Act
- Best Swedish Act
- Best German Act
- Best Dutch Act
- Best Belgian Act
- Best Swiss Act
- Best French Act
- Best Italian Act
- Best Spanish Act
- Best Portuguese Act
- Best Polish Act
- Best Russian Act
- Best Romanian Act
- Best Adria Act
- Best Israeli Act
- Noa Kirel
- Static & Ben El Tavori
- The Ultras
- Best African Act
- Best Indian Act
- Best Japanese Act
- Best Korean Act
- Best Southeast Asian Act
- Best Chinese & Hong Kong Act
- Best Australian Act
- Best New Zealand Act
- Best Brazilian Act
- Best Latin America Northern Act
- Best Latin America Central Act
- Best Latin America Southern Act
- Best US Act
- Best Canadian Act
- "justin bieber & beyoncé lead the 2016 mtv ema nominations – see the full list!". MTV UK. Retrieved 27 September 2016.
- "Beyoncé, Justin Bieber and Adele lead 2016 MTV European Music Award nominations". NME. 27 September 2016. Retrieved 25 October 2016.
- MTV Sweden [@MTV_Sweden] (6 November 2016). "🎉 @thefooomusic har vunnit @mtvema's Best Swedish Act för tredje året i rad! CONGRATS GUYS 🎉" (Tweet) – via Twitter.
- Zara Larsson has announced as one of Best Worldwide Acts, but Best Swedish Act is The Fooo Conspiracy
- GOT7 is the one of announced Best Worldwide Acts, but Best Korean Act is B.A.P
- MTV Asia [@mtvasia] (6 November 2016). "Meet your 2016 @mtvema Best Korea Act: B.A.P 🎉🎉🎉 #MTVEMA" (Tweet) – via Twitter.
- Shawn Mendes has won Best Worldwide Act Award, but Best Canadian Act