MTV EMA 2012 winners announced, Taylor Swift, Justin Bieber, One Direction, Psy win big (Complete List)

By on Nov 12, 2012 in Entertainment, Europe, Music Comments

Taylor Swift and Justin Bieber won three awards each during the MTV Europe Music Awards (MTV EMA 2012) night on Sunday, November 11, 2012, held at the Festhalle in Frankfurt, Germany. British teen group One Direction won two awards, while Korean singer Psy won one award. The complete list of winners is available below.

Taylor Swift MTV EMA 2012

Taylor Swift, singing ‘We Are Never Ever Getting
Back Together’ at MTV EMA 2012 night

Image Credit: MTV/Picture Group

As noted at on Sunday night, Taylor Swift won the Best Female, Best Look, and Best Live awards, and sang her latest single “We Are Never Ever Getting Back Together,” in a circus-themed performance in the last part of the show. Bieber, who is now on his Believe concert tour, was not present but his video acceptance was shown.

“This is my very first EMA. I’m so excited. This is unreal.” Taylor Swift was quoted telling to the crowd when she received the Best Female award. She recently released the complete details of her upcoming Red Tour 2013, which will be held in 45 US cities and several Canadian provinces, and will start from March 13, 2013.

On the other hand, Bieber, who was recently reported to have broken up with Selena Gomez, won the Best Male, Best Pop and Best Worldswide Stage awards. One Direction won the Best New Act and the Biggest Fans awards. Rihanna, who had six nominations and the most nominated artist, did not win any award.

Meanwhile, Korean sensation Psy won the Best Video award for his double-platinum hit ‘Gangnam Style,’ and was presented by David Hasselhoff, who wore an astronaut suit that night. The late American singer, Whitney Houston, was awarded as a Global Icon, and is only the third artist to receive the honor, next to Bon Jovi and Queen.

Below is the complete list of the MTV EMA 2012 winners, as summarized from, with the event hosted by super-model Heidi Klum, along with video performance of Taylor Swift singing “We Are Never Ever Getting Back Together” that night.

* Best Female – Taylor Swift

* Best Male – Justin Bieber

* Best New Act – One Direction

* Best Song – “Call Me Maybe,” Carly Rae Jepsen

* Best World Stage – Justin Bieber

* Best Video – “Gangnam Style,” Psy

* Best Pop – Justin Bieber

* Best Rock – Linkin Park

* Best Look – Taylor Swift

* Best Alternative – Lana Del Rey

* Best Hip Hop – Nicki Minaj

* Best Live – Taylor Swift

* Biggest Fans – One Direction

* Best PUSH – Carly Rae Jepsen

* Global Icon – Whitney Houston

Taylor Swift, singing ‘We Are Never Ever Getting Back Together’ at MTV EMA 2012 night
Video Credit: MTV

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