2018 MTV Europe Music Awards

The 2018 MTV EMAs (also known as the MTV Europe Music Awards) was held at the Bizkaia Arena (Bilbao Exhibition Centre) in Barakaldo, near Bilbao, Basque Country, Spain, on 4 November 2018.[1] The host of the ceremony was Hailee Steinfeld.[2] This was the third time that Spain hosted the awards show.

2018 MTV Europe Music Awards
2018 MTV EMAs Logo.jpg
Date4 November 2018
LocationBizkaia Arena, Barakaldo, Basque Country, Spain
Hosted byHailee Steinfeld
Most awardsCamila Cabello (4)
Most nominationsCamila Cabello (6)
Television/radio coverage
Channel 5

Camila Cabello was nominated for 6 awards, followed by Ariana Grande and Post Malone, who were each nominated for five.[3] Cabello won four awards, becoming the most awarded artist of the night.[4]

In association with the EMAs, an event called MTV Music Week was organised, which run from 29 October to 3 November at different locations throughout the province of Biscay.[5] Its main concert, part of the MTV World Stage series, was held at San Mamés Stadium on 3 November, headlined by Muse and Crystal Fighters.[6]


Pre showEdit

Artist(s) Song(s)
Sofía Reyes[7] "1, 2, 3"

Main ShowEdit

Artist Featuring Song
Nicki Minaj
Little Mix
"Good Form"
"Woman Like Me"
Panic! At The Disco[8] "High Hopes"
Rosalía[9] "De Aquí No Sales"
Hailee Steinfeld[2] "Back to Life"
Muse "Pressure"
(Filmed at San Mamés Stadium)
Janet Jackson[10] "Made for Now"
(contains excerpts from "Rhythm Nation" and "All for You")
Bebe Rexha[7] "I'm a Mess"
Halsey[9] "Without Me"
Jason Derulo

David Guetta[7]

Nicki Minaj "Goodbye"
Alessia Cara[8] "Trust My Lonely"
Jack & Jack[8] "No One Compares to You"
Marshmello[8] Anne-Marie


Winners and nomineesEdit

Winners are highlighted in Bold

Best VideoEdit

Camila Cabello accepting the Best Video

Best SongEdit

Best ArtistEdit

Best NewEdit

Best Group[11]Edit

Best PopEdit

Best Hip-HopEdit

Best RockEdit

Best AlternativeEdit

Best ElectronicEdit

Best LiveEdit

Best PushEdit

Best World StageEdit

Best LookEdit

Biggest FansEdit

Global IconEdit

Generation Change[12]Edit

  • Sonita Alizadeh
  • Hauwa Ojeifo
  • Xiuhtezcatl "X" Martinez
  • Mohamad Al Jounde
  • Ellen Jones

Regional winners and nomineesEdit

Winners are highlighted in Bold


Best UK & Ireland Act[13]Edit

Best Danish Act[14]Edit

Best Finnish ActEdit

Best Norwegian ActEdit

Best Swedish ActEdit

Best German ActEdit

Best Dutch ActEdit

Best Belgian ActEdit

Best Swiss ActEdit

Best French ActEdit

Best Italian ActEdit

Best Spanish ActEdit

Best Portuguese ActEdit

Best Polish ActEdit

Best Russian ActEdit

  • Jah Khalib
    • Eldzhey
    • Monetochka
    • WE

Best Hungarian ActEdit

Best Israeli ActEdit


Best African ActEdit


Best Indian ActEdit

Best Japanese ActEdit

Best Korean ActEdit

Best Southeast Asian ActEdit

Best Greater China ActEdit

Australia & New ZealandEdit

Best Australian ActEdit

Best New Zealand ActEdit


Best Brazilian ActEdit

Best Latin America North ActEdit

Best Latin America Central ActEdit

Best Latin America South ActEdit

Best Canadian ActEdit

Best US ActEdit

See alsoEdit


  1. ^ "Los premios MTV viajarán a Bilbao". El País (in Spanish). November 12, 2017. Retrieved November 12, 2017.
  2. ^ a b "Hailee Steinfeld to Host 2018 MTV EMAs". The Hollywood Reporter. 11 October 2018. Retrieved 11 October 2018.
  3. ^ "The 2018 MTV EMA Nominees Are Here!". MTV. 4 October 2018. Retrieved 4 October 2018.
  4. ^ Jiménez, Álex (4 November 2018). "Camila Cabello arrasa en los Premios MTV EMA 2018". ABC (in Spanish). Retrieved 4 November 2018.
  5. ^ "¡La música invade Bizkaia en la #MTVMusicWeek!". MTV España (in Spanish). 18 September 2018. Retrieved 11 October 2018.
  6. ^ "Muse and Crystal Fighters Will Headline MTV Music Week in Bilbao". MTV. 5 October 2018. Retrieved 11 October 2018.
  7. ^ a b c d e f "Little Mix, Bebe Rexha, Jason Derulo and David Guetta Will Perform at the EMA!". MTV Europe. 1 November 2018. Retrieved 2 November 2018.
  8. ^ a b c d e f g h "Panic! At The Disco, Alessia Cara, Marshmello, Bastille, Anne-Marie and Jack & Jack Will Perform at the 2018 MTV EMA". mtvema. 25 October 2018. Retrieved 25 October 2018.
  9. ^ a b c "Nicki Minaj, Halsey and Rosalía Will Perform At the 2018 EMA". mtvema. 19 October 2018. Retrieved 19 October 2018.
  10. ^ a b "Janet Jackson Is This Year's Global Icon Award Winner!". mtvema. 17 October 2018. Retrieved 17 October 2018.
  11. ^ "2018 MTV EMA Winners: See The Full List". MTV News. Retrieved 2018-11-11.
  12. ^ "meet the mtv ema generation change award nominees". MTV EMA. 23 October 2018. Retrieved 23 October 2018.
  13. ^ "2018 MTV EMA - Vote Nominees -". MTVEMA. Retrieved 2018-11-06.
  14. ^ "2018 MTV EMA - Vote Nominees -". MTVEMA (in Danish). Retrieved 2018-11-06.

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