SHAWN BAGS THREE AWARDS AT EMAS
MTV European Music Awards honour the best in music; winners perform to enthrall
Shawn Mendes won big at the MTV European Music Awards (EMAs). The 19-year-old singer took home three gongs, including Best Artiste, at the annual awards ceremony held at Wembley London. He also bagged awards for Best Song for his composition There’s Nothing Holding Me Back, and Biggest Fans, reported Variety.
In his acceptance speech, Mendes said, “Thank you to my fans. I love you guys. Also, the artists in this category are some people I’ve looked up to my entire life and to be nominated alongside them, it’s crazy. Thank you to my label, to my manager Andrew and my nan.”
Rapper Eminem, who performed his new single, Walk on Water, picked up the gong for Best Hip Hop track.
Music group U2 received the Global Icon Award and performed Get Out of Your Own Way from Trafalgar Square.
Camila Cabello got the Best Pop award, while Dua Lipa took home the award for Best New Artiste.
The mention of Best Video went to Kendrick Lamar for Humble, while Ed Sheeran and Coldplay bagged Best Live Play and Best Rock, respectively.
The night was hosted by singer-actor Rita Ora, who opened the EMAs alongside the stars of a BBC sitcom People Just Do Nothing.
Singer Camila Cabello arrives at the 2017 MTV Europe Music Awards
Actor Natalie Dormer, footballer Paul Pogba Singer Shawn Mendes poses with his awards
Irish rockband U2 collects the Icon award