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2017 MTV Europe Music Awards

The 2017 MTV EMAs (also known as the MTV Europe Music Awards) were held at The SSE Arena in Wembley, London, United Kingdom, on 12 November 2017. The host of the ceremony was Rita Ora, with voiceovers provided by Capital FM DJ Roman Kemp.[1] This was the sixth time that the UK has hosted the awards show, and the second time London has been the host city.[2][3][4] London first hosted the awards ceremony in 1996 at Alexandra Palace. The ceremony was directed for television by British award-winning multi camera director Hamish Hamilton.

2017 MTV Europe Music Awards
Date12 November 2017
LocationWembley Arena, London, United Kingdom
Hosted byRita Ora
Most awardsShawn Mendes (4)
Most nominationsTaylor Swift (6)
Television/radio coverage
Channel 5
Directed byHamish Hamilton

Taylor Swift was nominated for six awards followed by Shawn Mendes who was nominated for five. Mendes won four awards becoming the most awarded artist of the night.[5][6]



Winners and nominationsEdit

Regional nominationsEdit

Winners are highlighted in bold


Best UK & Ireland Act

Louis Tomlinson

Best Danish Act

Martin Jensen

Best Finnish Act


Best Norwegian Act

Alan Walker

Best Swedish Act

Axwell and Ingrosso

Best German Act

Wincent Weiss

Best Dutch Act

Lil Kleine

Best Belgian Act

Loïc Nottet

Best Swiss Act


Best French Act


Best Italian Act

Ermal Meta

Best Spanish Act

Miguel Bosé

Best Portuguese Act


Best Polish Act

Dawid Kwiatkowski

Best Russian Act

Ivan Dorn

Best Adria Act

Nicim Izazvan

Best Hungarian Act

Magdolna Rúzsa

Best Israeli Act

Noa Kirel


Best African Act



Best Indian Act

Hard Kaur

Best Japanese Act


Best South Korean Act


Best Southeast Asian Act

James Reid

Best Greater China Act

Huo Zun


Best Australian Act

Jessica Mauboy

Best New Zealand Act



Best Brazilian Act


Best Latin America Northern Act

Mon Laferte

Best Latin America Central Act

J Balvin

Best Latin America Southern Act


Best Canadian Act

Shawn Mendes

Best US Act

Fifth Harmony

See alsoEdit


  1. ^ "Rita Ora to host of MTV Europe Music Awards 2017 in London: 'I'll bring the English humour!'". Metro. 28 September 2017. Retrieved 28 September 2017.
  2. ^ "MTV's European Music Awards to return to London". BBC News. February 14, 2017. Retrieved February 14, 2017.
  3. ^ "MTV EMA 2017 in London". Archived from the original on 2017-07-28. Retrieved 2017-07-01.
  4. ^ "When are the MTV Europe Music Awards 2017, who's on the EMA nominations list, who's hosting and how can I get tickets?".
  5. ^ "MTV EMAs: no awards for Taylor Swift as Shawn Mendes tops night with four". Guardian. 13 November 2017. Retrieved 15 November 2017.
  6. ^ "Breaking: The 2017 MTV EMA Nominations Are Here!". MTV. 2 October 2017. Archived from the original on 6 October 2018. Retrieved 6 October 2018.
  7. ^ "MTV EMAs: no awards for Taylor Swift as Shawn Mendes tops night with four". Guardian. 13 November 2017. Retrieved 3 December 2017.
  8. ^ "U2 Are This Year's Global Icon Winners!". mtvema. 6 November 2017. Retrieved 6 November 2017.

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