1996 MTV Europe Music Awards

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1996 MTV Europe Music Awards
MTV Europe Music Awards 1996 logo.jpg
Date November 14, 1996
Location Alexandra Palace, London, England
Hosted by Robbie Williams
Television/Radio coverage
Network MTV Networks International (Europe)

The 1996 MTV Europe Music Awards ceremony was hosted by former Take That member Robbie Williams and held at Alexandra Palace in London, United Kingdom on 14 November 1996.

Of special note was that MTV executives notified the band Metallica that expletives were prohibited during their live TV performance. The band was upset by this so the band disregarded performing their scheduled single "King Nothing" and played the non-TV friendly songs "Last Caress" (has lyrics pertaining to murder and rape) and "So What?" (known for its bestiality and other controversial subjects content). The result was the performance and any references to Metallica during the ceremony have been removed from future broadcasts of the ceremony.[1][2]

Nominations[edit]

Winners are in bold text.

Best Song[edit]

Best Female[edit]

Best Male[edit]

Best Group[edit]

Best New Act[edit]

Best Dance[edit]

Best Rock[edit]

MTV Amour[edit]

MTV Select[edit]

Free Your Mind[edit]

  • The Buddies and Carers of Europe

Performances[edit]

Appearances[edit]

References[edit]

External links[edit]