MTV EMAs: Shawn Mendes Tops With 3 Wins

3:31 PM 11/12/2017

by THR Staff

The Europe Music Awards were handed out Sunday in London, where U2 was honored with the Global Icon Award.

Shawn Mendes
Shawn Mendes
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The 2017 MTV European Music Awards were handed out Sunday in London.

Shawn Mendes was the night's big winner, taking home three trophies, for best artist, best song ("There's Nothing Holdin' Me Back") and biggest fans. He also performed his winning song during the ceremony.

During the show, U2 was also honored with the Global Icon Award. The group also gave a live performance in Trafalgar Square that aired during the broadcast.

Other performers included Rita Ora, Demi Lovato, Kesha, The Killers, Clean Bandit, Stormzy, Camila Cabello, Eminem, French Montana, Travis Scott, David Guetta and Liam Payne.

A complete list of winners follows.

  • Best Song

    Shawn Mendes
    Shawn Mendes
    Courtesy of Danny Clinch

    Shawn Mendes –"There’s Nothing Holdin’ Me Back" (WINNER)
    Clean Bandit – "Rockabye" ft. Sean Paul & Anne-Marie
    DJ Khaled – "Wild Thoughts" ft. Rihanna, Bryson Tiller
    Ed Sheeran – "Shape of You"
    Luis Fonsi & Daddy Yankee –"Despacito (Remix)" ft. Justin Bieber

  • Best Artist

    Shawn Mendes
    Shawn Mendes
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    Shawn Mendes (WINNER)
    Ariana Grande
    Ed Sheeran
    Kendrick Lamar
    Miley Cyrus
    Taylor Swift

  • Best Look

    Zayn
    Zayn
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    Zayn (WINNER)
    Dua
    Lipa
    Harry Styles
    Rita Ora
    Taylor Swift

  • Best New

    Dua Lipa
    Dua Lipa
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    Dua Lipa (WINNER)
    Julia Michaels
    Khalid
    Kyle
    Rag‘n’Bone Man

  • Best Pop

    Camila Cabello
    Camila Cabello
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    Camila Cabello (WINNER)
    Demi Lovato
    Miley Cyrus
    Shawn Mendes
    Taylor Swift

  • Best Video

    Kendrick Lamar
    Kendrick Lamar
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    Kendrick Lamar - "Humble" (WINNER)
    Foo Fighters - "Run"
    Katy Perry - "Bon Appetit" ft. Migos
    Kyle – "iSpy" ft. Lil Yachty
    Taylor Swift - "Look What You Made Me Do"

  • Best Live

    Ed Sheeran
    Ed Sheeran
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    Ed Sheeran (WINNER)
    Bruno Mars
    Coldplay
    Eminem
    U2

  • Best Electronic

    David Guetta
    David Guetta
    Rick Guest

    David Guetta (WINNER)
    Calvin Harris
    Major Lazer
    Martin Garrix
    The Chainsmokers

  • Best Rock

    Coldplay
    Coldplay
    Kevin Winter/Getty Images

    Coldplay (WINNER)
    Foo Fighters
    Royal Blood
    The Killers
    U2

  • Best Hip-Hop

    Eminem
    Eminem
    Scott Legato/Getty

    Eminem (WINNER)
    Drake
    Future
    Kendrick Lamar
    Post Malone

  • Best Alternative

    Thirty Seconds to Mars
    Thirty Seconds to Mars
    Rich Fury/Getty Images

    Thirty Seconds to Mars (WINNER)
    Imagine Dragons
    Lana Del Rey
    Lorde
    The xx

  • Biggest Fans

    Shawn Mendes
    Shawn Mendes
    Courtesy of Blossom Berkofsky

    Shawn Mendes (WINNER)
    Ariana
    Grande
    Justin Bieber
    Katy Perry
    Taylor Swift

  • Best Push

    Hailee Steinfeld
    Hailee Steinfeld
    Matt Winkelmeyer/Getty Images

    Hailee Steinfeld (WINNER)
    Jon Bellion
    Julia Michaels
    Kacy Hill
    Khalid
    Kyle
    Noah Cyrus
    Petite Meller Rag'n'Bone Man
    SZA
    The Head And The Heart

  • Best World Stage

    The Chainsmokers
    The Chainsmokers
    Mauricio Santana/Getty

    The Chainsmokers – Live from Isle of MTV Malta 2017 (WINNER)
    Steve Aoki – Live from Isle of MTV Malta 2016
    Kings of Leon – Live from Oude Luxor Theatre, Rotterdam, The Netherlands 2016, Tomorrowland 2017
    DNCE – Live from Isle of MTV Malta 2017
    Foo Fighters – Live from Barcelona, Spain 2017

  • Best Local Act

    Fifth Harmony
    Fifth Harmony
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    Bruno Mars (U.S.), Little Mix (U.K. & Ireland), Drake (Canada), Justin Bieber (Canada) and Kygo (Norway) are among those nominated for their respective home regions. In the Best U.S. Act voting category, wildcard nominee Fifth Harmony has been chosen by fans via social vote. Similarly, Louis Tomlinson has been chosen by fans via social vote for Best U.K. & Ireland Act.

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