The Weeknd, Drake, Justin Bieber & More Win at the 2016 MTV EMAs

Check out the list of winners and catch Abel’s “Starboy” performance here.

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The 2016 MTV EMAs, aka the MTV Europe Music Awards, was held at the Ahoy Rotterdam in Rotterdam, Netherlands on November 6. Hosted by Bebe Rexha, it was the third time the awards took place in the country and second time in Rotterdam. Canadian artists dominated the night, which saw big wins for Justin Bieber, Shawn Mendes, Drake and The Weeknd. Bieber took home prizes for biggest fans, best Canadian act and best song for “Sorry.” Drake won best hip-hop while The Weeknd was rewarded the best video prize for “Starboy” featuring Daft Punk. Beyoncé, who led the nominations alongside Bieber, did not win in any of her five categories. Out of the aforementioned artists, only The Weeknd flew to Europe and was present at the award show. Check out the list of winners below, watch Abel’s “Starboy” performance above and learn more about the night in detail here.

BEST SONG
Adele – “Hello”
Justin Bieber – “Sorry” WINNER
Lukas Graham – “7 Years”
Mike Posner – “I Took A Pill In Ibiza (Seeb Remix)”
Rihanna ft. Drake – “Work”

BEST VIDEO
​Beyoncé – “Formation”
Coldplay – “Up&Up”
​Kanye West – “Famous”
Tame Impala – “The Less I Know the Better”
The Weeknd ft. Daft Punk – “Starboy” WINNER

BEST FEMALE
Adele
Beyoncé
Lady Gaga WINNER
Rihanna
Sia

BEST MALE
Calvin Harris
Drake
Justin Bieber
Shawn Mendes WINNER
The Weeknd

BEST LIVE
Adele
Beyoncé
Coldplay
Green Day
Twenty One Pilots WINNER

BEST NEW
Bebe Rexha
DNCE
Lukas Graham
The Chainsmokers
Zara Larsson WINNER

BEST POP
Ariana Grande
Fifth Harmony WINNER
Justin Bieber
Rihanna
Selena Gomez
Shawn Mendes

BEST ROCK
Coldplay WINNER
Green Day
Metallica
Muse
Red Hot Chili Peppers

BEST ALTERNATIVE
Kings of Leon
Radiohead
Tame Impala
The 1975
Twenty One Pilots WINNER

BEST HIP HOP
Drake WINNER
Future
G-Eazy
Kanye West
Wiz Khalifa

BEST ELECTRONIC
Afrojack
Calvin Harris
David Guetta
Major Lazer
Martin Garrix WINNER

BEST PUSH
Alessia Cara
Anne-Marie
Bebe Rexha
Blossoms
Charlie Puth
DNCE WINNER
Dua Lipa
Elle King
Halsey
Jack Garratt
Jonas Blue
Lukas Graham

BIGGEST FANS
Ariana Grande
Beyoncé
Justin Bieber WINNER
Lady Gaga
Shawn Mendes

BEST WORLD STAGE
Duran Duran – Piazza Del Duomo, Milan (2015)
Ellie Goulding – Piazza Del Duomo, Milan (2015)
Jess Glynne – Isle of MTV, Malta (2016)
Martin Garrix – Isle of MTV, Malta (2015) — WINNER
One Republic – MTV Evolution, Philippines (2016)
Tinie Tempah – MTV Crashes, Plymouth (2015)
Tomorrowland – Belgium (2016)
Wiz Khalifa – Isle of MTV, Malta (2016)

Global Icon Award
Green Day

WORLDWIDE ACT WINNERS
Troye Sivan – Australia
Shawn Mendes – Canada
Maluma – Columbia
GOT7 – Korea
Wizkid – Nigeria
Zara Larsson – Sweden
Ariana Grande – U.S.

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