MTV Europe Music Award for Best Song

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The MTV Europe Music Award for Best Song is the main award of the EMA's. It was first awarded in 1994, when "7 Seconds" won it, and has been given out since. Lady Gaga, Pink and Beyoncé have been the big winners with two awards. In 2007 and 2008 the category was named Most Addictive Track, but in 2009 called again Best Song.

1990s[edit]

Year Winner Nominees Ref
1994 Senegal / Sweden Youssou N’Dour and Neneh Cherry — "7 Seconds" [1]
1995 Republic of Ireland The Cranberries — "Zombie" [2]
1996 United Kingdom Oasis — "Wonderwall" [3]
1997 United States Hanson — "Mmmbop" [4]
1998 Australia Natalie Imbruglia — "Torn" [5]
1999 United States Britney Spears — "...Baby One More Time" [6]

2000s[edit]

Year Winner Nominees Ref
2000 United Kingdom Robbie Williams — "Rock DJ" [7]
2001 United Kingdom Gorillaz — "Clint Eastwood" [8]
2002 United States Pink — "Get the Party Started" [9]
2003 United States Beyoncé (featuring Jay-Z) — "Crazy In Love" [10]
2004 United States Outkast — "Hey Ya!" [11]
2005 United Kingdom Coldplay — "Speed of Sound" [12]
2006 United States Gnarls Barkley — "Crazy" [13]
2007 [a] Canada Avril Lavigne — "Girlfriend" [14]
2008 [a] United States Pink — "So What" [15]
2009 United States Beyoncé — "Halo" [16]
^[a] Most Addictive Track

2010s[edit]

Year Winner Nominees Ref
2010 United States Lady Gaga — "Bad Romance" [17]
2011 United States Lady Gaga — "Born This Way" [18]
2012 Canada Carly Rae Jepsen — "Call Me Maybe" [19]
2013 United States Bruno Mars — "Locked Out of Heaven"

References[edit]

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  2. ^ Atwood, Brett (October 28, 1995). November Awards Abound: Billboard Vid, MTV Europe. Billboard. Retrieved October 19, 2011. 
  3. ^ http://www.gminfopage.com/YM/ym041.htm
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  5. ^ "MTV Unveils the Nominations for the 1998 MTV Europe Music Awards; All Saints & Madonna Top List of Nominees". findarticles.com. October 1, 1998. Retrieved October 19, 2011. 
  6. ^ "Britney, BSB Top Nominations For MTV Europe Awards; Spears, Mariah, Puffy, Manson To Perform". MTV News. October 5, 1999. Retrieved October 19, 2011. 
  7. ^ Tadeusiak, Aneta. "MTV Europe Music Awards 2000". ukmix.org. Retrieved October 19, 2011. 
  8. ^ "MTV Europe: Award nominations 2001". BBC News. September 25, 2001. Retrieved October 19, 2011. 
  9. ^ Mancini, Robert (September 30, 2002). "Eminem, Pink, Shakira Nab Most Noms For MTV Europe Music Awards". MTV News. Retrieved October 19, 2011. 
  10. ^ "Stars gather for MTV Awards". Daily Mail. Retrieved October 19, 2011. 
  11. ^ "MTV Europe Awards 2004: The winners". BBC News. November 18, 2004. Retrieved October 19, 2011. 
  12. ^ "Madonna and Robbie sing for stars at MTV Awards". Daily Mail. November 3, 2005. Retrieved October 19, 2011. 
  13. ^ Rawson-Jones, Ben (September 20, 2006). "MTV Europe Awards 2006: The Nominees". Digital Spy. Retrieved October 19, 2011. 
  14. ^ Levine, Nick (November 1, 2007). "In full: MTV Europe Music Awards winners". Digital Spy. Retrieved October 19, 2011. 
  15. ^ "MTV EMAs name Rick Astley 'Best Act Ever'". NME. November 7, 2008. Retrieved October 19, 2011. 
  16. ^ "US artists lead MTV Europe awards". BBC News. September 21, 2009. Retrieved October 19, 2011. 
  17. ^ "We Announce Our First Two Performers: Katy Perry & Linkin Park!". MTV Networks Europe. September 20, 2010. Retrieved September 21, 2010. 
  18. ^ "Lady GaGa Leads 2011 MTV EMA Nominations". MTV UK. September 19, 2011. Retrieved September 29, 2011. 
  19. ^ Hardie, Beth (September 17, 2012). "A total sex pot (Rihanna) and a sweet innocent lass (Taylor Swift) are going to have a fight". Daily Mirror (Trinity Mirror). Retrieved September 17, 2012.