DUESSELDORF, Nov 13 (Reuters) – Taylor Swift walked away with 4 prizes at MTV’s Europe Music Awards on Sunday, together with finest video for her 10-minute “All Too Properly”.
Double-award winners included Nicki Minaj for finest music and finest hip-hop, and the French DJ and document producer David Guetta received the perfect digital award and finest collaboration.
The occasion, broadcast on MTV from Duesseldorf in western Germany, honoured musicians from Brazil to South Korea.
It featured an look by Ukraine’s Kalush Orchestra, the winner of this 12 months’s Eurovision Music Contest, which carried out “Stefania” in an enviornment glowing with Ukraine’s nationwide colors of blue and yellow.
The U.S. pop singer Swift, sporting a gown of bejewelled mesh, received finest artist, finest pop, finest video and finest lengthy kind video.
“I felt like I discovered a lot about how making movie could be a pure extension of my storytelling,” Swift mentioned as she accepted the lengthy kind video award.
In “All Too Properly”, Swift attracts inspiration from Nineteen Seventies Hollywood and recounts a fraying romantic relationship that disintegrates, abandoning solely a shawl and reminiscences.
“It was uncommon, I used to be there, I bear in mind all of it too nicely”, Swift sings.
Minaj’s profitable music “Tremendous Freaky Lady” incorporates the 1981 hit “Tremendous Freak” with lyrics “I can lick it, I can trip it whilst you slippin’ and slidin'”.
British pop star Harry Types received within the “finest stay” class and the Thai-born Lalisa ‘Lisa’ Manoban received finest Okay-pop. South Korea’s BTS, the worldwide Okay-pop sensation, received the most important followers class.
The hosts for the present have been British pop star Rita Ora and the movie director Taika Waititi, who married this 12 months. Ora herself received for “finest look”.
Duesseldorf has a musical heritage as house to the pioneering German digital band Kraftwerk, which influenced generations of pop and dance musicians with mesmerising tracks similar to “Autobahn”.
The town additionally hosted the Eurovision Music Contest in 2011.
Screaming teenagers watched the celebs stroll down a pink carpet earlier than the occasion was broadcast from the PSD Financial institution Dome.
Julian Lennon, the son of the Beatles’ John Lennon, mentioned as he entered that he had not seen a live performance in years and was wanting ahead to it.
The rock band Muse, which received the perfect rock award, mentioned it was dedicating its victory to the folks of Ukraine and Iran.
Kalush Orchestra’s frontman Oleh Psiuk, donning a pink hat, mentioned earlier than the efficiency that he hoped extra Ukrainian bands can be current subsequent 12 months.
Reporting by Matthias Inverardi in Duesseldorf and Tom Sims in Frankfurt. Modifying by Jane Merriman
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