2010 MTV Europe Music Awards

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2010 MTV Europe Music Awards
Date7 November 2010
LocationCaja Mágica, Madrid, Spain
Hosted byEva Longoria
Most awardsLady Gaga (3)
Most nominationsLady Gaga and Katy Perry (5)
Television/radio coverage
NetworkMTV Networks International (Europe)

The 2010 MTV Europe Music Awards took place on 7 November 2010 at Caja Mágica in Madrid, Spain. The awards ceremony was presented by Eva Longoria[1] and Justin Bieber was the official MTV EMA 2010 digital host.[2] Nominations were announced on 20 September.[3] Lady Gaga topped the list of nominations with ten, followed by Katy Perry with five, Eminem with four and Thirty Seconds to Mars & Muse with three apiece.[4][5]

Thirty Seconds to Mars took the stage at the pre-show featuring surprise guest Kanye West at the Puerta de Alcalá.[6] Shakira opened the show with "Loca" and the official song of the 2010 FIFA World Cup "Waka Waka" featuring Dizzee Rascal. Performances by Katy Perry and Linkin Park were featured live from outdoor stage at Madrid's Puerta de Alcalá.


Winners are in bold text.

Best Song[edit]

Best Video[edit]

Best Female[edit]

Best Male[edit]

Best New Act[edit]

Best Pop[edit]

Best Rock[edit]

Best Alternative[edit]

Best Hip-Hop[edit]

Best Live Act[edit]

Best World Stage Performance[edit]

Best Push Act[edit]

Best European Act[edit]

Global Icon[edit]

Free Your Mind[edit]

Regional nominations[edit]

Winners are in bold text.

Best UK and Ireland Act[edit]

Best Danish Act[edit]

Best Finnish Act[edit]

Best Norwegian Act[edit]

Best Swedish Act[edit]

Best German Act[edit]

Best Italian Act[edit]

Best Dutch and Belgian Act[edit]

Best French Act[edit]

Best Polish Act[edit]

Best Spanish Act[edit]

Best Russian Act[edit]

Best Romanian Act[edit]

Best Portuguese Act[edit]

Best Adria Act[edit]

Best Arabian Act[edit]

Best Hungarian Act[edit]

Best Ukrainian Act[edit]

  • Alyosha
  • Antibodies
  • Max Barskih
  • Dio.filmy
  • Kryhitka

Best Greek Act[edit]

Best Israeli Act[edit]

Best Swiss Act[edit]

Best Czech and Slovak Act[edit]


Digital show[edit]

Pre show[edit]

Main show[edit]


Notable incidents[edit]

  • During her acceptance speech for Best New Artist, Kesha directly addressed her fans, saying: "Hopefully I can inspire you to give your finger to the cynics and fucking be yourself!"
  • Further controversy was raised by the cast of Jackass; when presenting the award, Jason "Wee-Man" Acuña removed his trousers to expose his fully nude lower body, displaying his genitals. It was not censored.

See also[edit]


  1. ^ "Hollywood Actress and Global Style Icon Eva Longoria Is Our EMA host!". MTV Networks Europe. 2010-10-07. Archived from the original on 11 October 2010. Retrieved 2010-10-07.
  2. ^ "Justin Bieber to Host MTV EMA 2010 on November 7". Artistdirect. 2010-10-15. Archived from the original on 18 October 2010. Retrieved 2010-10-16.
  3. ^ "It's Ladies Night as Katy Perry and Lady Gaga Lead the Race With Five Nominations Each at the 2010 MTV EMAs". HPC in the Cloud. 2010-09-20. Archived from the original on 2016-01-31. Retrieved 2010-09-20.
  4. ^ "We Announce Our First Two Performers: Katy Perry & Linkin Park!". MTV Networks Europe. 2010-09-20. Archived from the original on 11 October 2010. Retrieved 2010-09-21.
  5. ^ http://www.sowetanlive.co.za/entertainment/2010/11/04/world-goes-gaga?filter=all_comments
  6. ^ Ziegbe, Mawuse (2010-11-07). "Kanye West Storms 30 Seconds To Mars' EMA Performance". MTV News. MTV Networks. Archived from the original on 10 November 2010. Retrieved 2010-11-07.
  7. ^ "MTV retire Sexion d'Assaut de ses Europe Music Awards" (in French). Jeanmarcmorandini.com. Retrieved 8 October 2010.
  8. ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 2010-09-26. Retrieved 2010-09-20.CS1 maint: archived copy as title (link)

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