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‘This is London!’ Top Moments At The MTV EMAs

Eminem was performing in a pub, stage invaders took over French Montana and Swae Lee’s set and Stormzy got stuck in the ladies toilets.

The MTV European Awards was last night, Sunday night Nov. 12, held at the Wembley Arena, London.

Hostess with the mostess, West London bred Rita Ora, 26, bought the London vibes to the music awards.

Her 13 eye-catching outfits and tragic hair changes made the show. There were many other moments that took the spotlight away from the singer’s hosting skills.

Check out the top 10 moments from music’s biggest night celebrating London.

1. Stormzy sending an SOS snap after being trapped in the ladies toilets.

2. Rita Ora came to the red carpet in her dressing robe and a head towel…


3. Canadian sensation, Shawn Mendes won big at the awards collecting 3 gongs including the top prize – Best Artist!

Shawn at just 19 years old surpassed Ed Sheeran and Taylor Swift for best song.
(Photo: Vianney Le Caer/Invision/Associated Press)

4. Again Stormzy made a moment at the EMAs as him and Liam Payne had a skateboarding session backstage.

5. The comeback Kid Eminem performed his new single in a pub to open the show.

6. French Montana was a victim of stage invaders left French confused! (Skip to 2:24 to see the shenanigans)

7. Twitter went wild over Korean Pop boyband GOT7’s member, Jackson standing next to Liam Payne during a VT.

8. Bono’s acappella version of Stormzy’s Blinded By Your Grace wowed viewers.

9. Jared Leto’s acceptance speech was a dig at Trump and his immigration policy.

10. A touching George Michael tribute was shown to close the awards ceremony, throwing it back to his very first performance on the MTV stage.

We didn’t have any negative scandals like Kanye West crashing the stage in 2006 but we did have Travis Scott performing on a bird, Camilla Cabello swimming on the stage and Stormzy arriving in on a police car.

The next EMAs will be hosted in Bilbao, Spain!


Global Icon: U2

Best Song: Shawn Mendes, “There’s Nothing Holdin’ Me Back”

Best Artist: Shawn Mendes

Best Look: Zayn

Best New: Dua Lipa

Best Pop: Camila Cabello

Best Video: Kendrick Lamar, “HUMBLE.”

Best Live: Ed Sheeran

Best Electronic: David Guetta

Best Rock: Coldplay

Best Hip-Hop: Eminem

Best Alternative: Thirty Seconds to Mars

Biggest Fans: Shawn Mendes

Best Push: Hailee Steinfeld

Best World Stage: The Chainsmokers, Live From Isle of MTV Malta 2017

Power of Music Award: Rita Ora

Worldwide Act:
Lil’ Kleine (The Netherlands)
C. Tangana (Spain)
ALMA (Finland)
DaVido (Nigeria)
Stormzy (U.K. and Ireland)
Lali (Argentina)


(Featured Image Photo Credit: Rita Ora Instagram)