DUESSELDORF, Nov 13 (Reuters) – Taylor Swift picked up 4 awards at MTV’s Europe Music Awards on Sunday, together with Greatest Video for her 10-minute ‘All Too Effectively’.
Among the many twin winners had been Nicki Minaj for Greatest Tune and Greatest Hip-Hop, and French DJ and file producer David Guetta received Greatest Digital and Greatest Collaboration.
The occasion, broadcast on MTV from Düsseldorf in western Germany, honored musicians from Brazil to South Korea.
It was an look by the Kalush Orchestra of Ukraine, winners of this yr’s Eurovision Tune Contest, who carried out “Stefania” in an enviornment within the blue and yellow nationwide colours of Ukraine.
American pop singer Swift, carrying a bejeweled mesh gown, received Greatest Artist, Greatest Pop, Greatest Video and Greatest Lengthy Type Video.
“I felt like I discovered rather a lot about how filmmaking generally is a pure extension of my storytelling,” Swift stated as she accepted the long-form video award.
In “All Too Effectively,” Swift attracts inspiration from Nineteen Seventies Hollywood and recounts a frayed romance that disintegrates, forsaking solely a shawl and reminiscences.
“It was uncommon, I used to be there, I bear in mind it too properly,” Swift sings.
Minaj’s successful music “Tremendous Freaky Lady” incorporates the 1981 hit “Tremendous Freak” with the lyrics “I can lick it, I can trip it whilst you slide and slide”.
British pop star Harry Types received within the ‘greatest reside’ class and Thai-born Lalisa ‘Lisa’ Manoban took dwelling the award for greatest Okay-pop. South Korea’s BTS, the worldwide Okay-pop sensation, received the most important fan class.
The present’s hosts had been British pop star Rita Ora and director Taika Waititi, who bought married this yr. Ora herself received the “Greatest Look” award.
Duesseldorf has a musical heritage as the house of pioneering German digital band Kraftwerk, which influenced generations of pop and dance musicians with compelling tracks reminiscent of “Autobahn”.
Town additionally hosted the Eurovision Tune Contest in 2011.
Screaming youngsters watched the celebs parade down a pink carpet earlier than the occasion was broadcast from the PSD Financial institution Dome.
Julian Lennon, the son of John Lennon of the Beatles, stated as he walked in that he hadn’t seen a live performance in years and was wanting ahead to it.
Rock band Muse, which received the award for greatest rock, stated they dedicate their victory to the folks of Ukraine and Iran.
Kalush Orchestra chief Oleh Psiuk, carrying a pink hat, stated earlier than the live performance that he hoped extra Ukrainian bands would carry out subsequent yr.
Reporting by Matthias Inverardi in Düsseldorf and Tom Sims in Frankfurt. Modifying by Jane Merriman
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