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2017 EMAThe 24th annual MTV EMAs will take over London’s epic SSE Arena, Wembley on November 12, 2017 for an evening of awards and world-class performances from some of the biggest music acts on the planet. We’re excited to announce that Pop Superstar Rita Ora will be our host and will also be performing during the show. After collecting eight nominations over the years, Rita will return to the EMAs stage in full force! The EMAs are about the fans just as much as they are about their favorite artists. Fans determine the night’s winners by voting for their favorite artists in the weeks leading up to the show. From Brazil to Seoul, fans worldwide can follow along and even take part in the EMAs festivities via social media, livestreams, on the EMAs website, the EMAs app and by tuning in to MTV.
EMA 2016Justin Bieber "Sorry" won Best Song. Performances by Bruno Mars, DNCE, Martin Garrix, Bebe Rexha, Shawn Mendes, Zara Larsson, Green Day, The Weeknd, Kings of Leon, Lukas Graham, Afrojack, OneRepublic, and Green Day.hosted by Bebe Rexha
EMA 2015Taylor Swift ft. Kendrick Lamar "Bad Blood" won Best Song. Performances by Macklemore & Ryan Lewis, Jason Derulo, Ellie Goulding, Twenty One Pilots, Rudimental and Ed Sheeran, Justin Bieber, Jess Glynne, James Bay, Tori Kelly and Andrea Bocelli, and Pharrell Williams.hosted by Ed Sheeran & Ruby Rose
EMA 2014Ariana Grande ft. Iggy Azalea “Problem" won Best Song. Performances by Ariana Grande, Kiesza, Royal Blood, Charli XCX, U2, Nicki Minaj, Ed Sheeran, Enrique Iglesias ft. Gente de Zona, Alicia Keys, and Slash, Myles Kennedy, The Conspirators and Simon Neil.hosted by Nicki Minaj
EMA 2013Bruno Mars "Locked Out of Heaven" won Best Song. Performances by Miley Cyrus, Robin Thicke and Iggy Azalea, Katy Perry, Miley Cyrus, Kings of Leon, Bruno Mars, Eminem, Snoop Dogg ft. Afrojack, The Killers, Imagine Dragons, and Icona Pop.hosted by Redfoo
EMA 2012Carly Rae Jepsen "Call Me Maybe" won Best Song. Performances by Rita Ora, .fun, Carly Rae Jepsen, Alicia Keys, No Doubt, The Killers, Psy, Muse, Pitbull, and Taylor Swift.hosted by Heidi Klum
EMA 2011Lady Gaga "Born This Way" won Best Song. Performances by Coldplay, LMFAO ft. Lauren Bennett and GoonRock, Bruno Mars, Jessie J ft. Paul Clark, Red Hot Chili Peppers, Lady Gaga, Selena Gomez & the Scene, Snow Patrol, Justin Bieber, David Guetta ft. Taio Cruz, Ludacris and Jessie J, and Queen and Adam Lambert.hosted by Selena Gomez
EMA 2010Lady Gaga "Bad Romance" won Best Song. Performances by Shakira ft. Dizzee Rascal, Kings of Leon, Katy Perry, Rihanna, Kid Rock, Linkin Park, B.o.B ft. Hayley Williams, Miley Cyrus, Plan B, Kesha, and Bon Jovi.hosted by Eva Longoria
EMA 2009Beyoncé "Halo" won Best Song. Performances by Green Day, Katy Perry, Alan Green and Mike Ingham, Beyoncé, Jay-Z and Bridget Kelly, Foo Fighters, Mike Ingham, U2, Shakira, Tokio Hotel, and Leona Lewis.hosted by Katy Perry
EMA 2008Pink "So What" won Best Song. Performances by Katy Perry, Beyoncé, Take That, The Killers, Kanye West, Estelle, The Ting Tings, Kid Rock, Duffy, and Pink.hosted by Katy Perry
EMA 2007Avril Lavigne "Girlfriend" won Best Song. Performances by Foo Fighters, Mika, Avril Lavigne, My Chemical Romance, Amy Winehouse, will.i.am, Nicole Scherzinger, Babyshambles, Bedwetters, Rihanna, and Tokio Hotel.hosted by Snoop Dogg
EMA 2006Gnarls Barkley "Crazy" won Best Song. Performances by Justin Timberlake, Nelly Furtado, Muse, The Killers, Keane, P. Diddy and Cassie, Rihanna, Snoop Dogg ft. Pharrell Williams, Outlandish, Jet, and Lordi.hosted by Justin Timberlake
EMA 2005Coldplay "Speed of Sound" won Best Song. Performances by Madonna, Coldplay, The Pussycat Dolls, Gorillaz, Akon, Green Day, Alan Partridge and Nicole Scherzinger, Robbie Williams, The Black Eyed Peas, Foo Fighters, Shakira, and System of a Down.hosted by Sacha Baron Cohen (as Borat Sagdiyev)
EMA 2004Outkast "Hey Ya!" won Best Song. Performances by Eminem, Franz Ferdinand, Maroon 5, Usher and Alicia Keys, Beastie Boys, Gwen Stefani, Anastacia, Nelly ft. Pharrell, The Hives, and Tiziano Ferro.hosted by Xzibit