DUSSELDORF, Germany — Taylor Swift gained massive at Sunday’s MTV European Music Awards. Swift, who led the nominations together with Harry Types with seven apiece, walked away with 4 wins, together with for greatest artist, greatest video and greatest long-form video.
At the moment topping the charts with “Anti-Hero” from her record-breaking new album “Midnights,” Swift made a shock look on the awards in Dusseldorf to gather her haul, the newest in a protracted line of accolades for the singer-songwriter. Accepting her first award of the night time she stated “the followers are the one purpose any of this occurs for me.”
David Guetta and Bebe Rexha opened the present with their hit collaboration “I am Good (Blue),” a observe that almost did not get launched.
Rexha defined on the carpet “we had no concept that it was gonna blow up and be so viral on TikTok. And right here we’re performing it and nominated for ‘Greatest Collab.'”
Scorching on their toes had been Muse who returned to the EMAs for a fiery efficiency of “Will of the Folks,” later successful greatest rock act. They devoted their award to the folks of Ukraine and the ladies of Iran.
This 12 months’s present was hosted by newlyweds Rita Ora and Taika Waititi. Ora did not disappoint with a bunch of outfit adjustments and Waititi joked he was channeling his inside pop star.
An absent Nicki Minaj additionally got here out on prime with a trio of prizes for greatest music, greatest hip-hop and a class referred to as tremendous freaky woman. Types, who’s presently touring within the U.S., gained for greatest dwell efficiency.
Following their Eurovision win in Might, Ukrainian band Kalush Orchestra gave one of the highly effective and transferring performances of the night time, turning the auditorium blue and yellow in help of Ukraine. Speaking on the crimson carpet, frontman Oleg Psyuk defined that with their new discovered fame they may help and unfold consciousness of the plight of the Ukrainian folks
“It is necessary for us to be a voice of Ukraine, to have alternative to be everywhere in the world, to carry out and to say about Ukraine, to say about warfare, to say about our tradition, tradition that fights towards warfare.”
British rapper Stormzy carried out ballad “Fireplace Babe,” launched this week from his extremely anticipated third album “That is What I Imply.”
OneRepublic carried out their “High Gun: Maverick” tune “I Ain’t Nervous,” with a particular video intro from the person himself, Tom Cruise, which they stated wasn’t straightforward to get.
Different performers on the night time included Ava Max who sparkled in a large diamond singing “Million Greenback Child” and Tate McRae who carried out a medley of her hits, “she’s all i wanna be’ and ‘uh oh.”
Voted for by the followers 17 gender-neutral classes had been introduced in the course of the night. The present, broadcast from the PSD Financial institution Dome will probably be proven in additional than 170 nations.