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 Youssou N’Dour and Neneh Cherry — "7 Seconds" [1]
1995 The Cranberries — "Zombie" [2]
1996 Oasis — "Wonderwall" [3]
1997 Hanson — "Mmmbop" [4]
1998 Natalie Imbruglia — "Torn" [5]
1999 Britney Spears — "...Baby One More Time" [6]

2000s[edit]

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

2010s[edit]

Year Winner Nominees Ref
2010 Lady Gaga — "Bad Romance" [17]
2011 Lady Gaga — "Born This Way" [18]
2012 Carly Rae Jepsen — "Call Me Maybe" [19]
2013 Bruno Mars — "Locked Out of Heaven"
2014 Ariana Grande (featuring Iggy Azalea) — "Problem" [20]
Beyoncé - "Pretty Hurts" [a] [21]
2015 Taylor Swift (featuring Kendrick Lamar) — "Bad Blood" [22]
^[a] Song with a Social Message

Statistic[edit]

Number of European Nominations Total Number
31 105

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. 
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  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. 
  20. ^ http://www.mtv.com/news/1931931/2014-mtv-ema-nominations/
  21. ^ http://www.mtv.com/news/1931931/2014-mtv-ema-nominations/
  22. ^ http://www.billboard.com/articles/columns/pop-shop/6699532/mtv-emas-2015-nominations