MTV EMAs: Complete Winners List

3:51 PM 11/4/2018

by Kimberly Nordyke

Camila Cabello, Nicki Minaj, Shawn Mendes and Cardi B were among the winners at the show, which was held Sunday in Spain.

Camila Cabello - MTV EMAs - H Getty 2018
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Camila Cabello

The 2018 MTV EMAs were handed out Sunday in Bilbao, Spain.

Hailee Steinfeld hosted and performing at the fan-voted awards show, while Janet Jackson performed a medley of her hits, along with her new single "Made for Now," and accepted the Global Icon Award.

Camila Cabello, Nicki Minaj, Shawn Mendes and Cardi B were among the night's winners.

The performers included Minaj, Halsey, Rosalía, Alessia Cara, Marshmello and Jack & Jack, while presenters included Lindsay Lohan, Anitta, Debby Ryan, Ashlee Simpson and Evan Ross, and Michael Peña and Diego Luna.

A full list of winners follows.

  • Best Artist

    Camila Cabello (WINNER)
    Ariana Grande
    Dua Lipa
    Post Malone

  • Best Video

    Camila Cabello ft. Young Thug - "Havana" (WINNER)
    Ariana Grande - "No Tears Left to Cry"
    Childish Gambino  -"This Is America"
    Lil Dicky ft. Chris Brown - "Freaky Friday"
    The Carters - "APES**T"

  • Best Song

    Camila Cabello ft. Young Thug - "Havana" (WINNER)
    Ariana Grande - "No Tears Left to Cry"
    Bebe Rexha ft. Florida Georgia Line - "Meant to Be"
    Drake - "God's Plan"
    Post Malone ft. 21 Savage - "rockstar"

  • Best Pop

    Dua Lipa (WINNER)
    Ariana Grande
    Camila Cabello
    Hailee Steinfeld
    Shawn Mendes

  • Best New

    Cardi B (WINNER)
    Hayley Kiyoko
    Jessie Reyez

  • Best Look

    Nicki Minaj (WINNER)
    Cardi B
    Dua Lipa
    Post Malone

  • Best Hip-Hop

    Nicki Minaj (WINNER)
    Travis Scott

  • Best Live

    Shawn Mendes (WINNER)
    Ed Sheeran
    The Carters

  • Best Rock

    5 Seconds of Summer (WINNER)
    Foo Fighters
    Imagine Dragons

  • Best Alternative

    Panic! at the Disco (WINNER)
    Fall Out Boy
    The 1975
    Thirty Seconds to Mars
    Twenty One Pilots

  • Best Electronic

    Marshmello (WINNER)
    Calvin Harris
    David Guetta
    Martin Garrix
    The Chainsmokers

  • Biggest Fans

    Camila Cabello
    Selena Gomez
    Shawn Mendes
    Taylor Swift

  • Best World Stage

    Alessia Cara - MTV Spotlight @ Hyperplay, Singapore 2018 (WINNER)
    Clean Bandit - MTV Crashes Plymouth, U.K. 2017
    Charli XCX - MTV Crashes Plymouth, U.K. 2017
    David Guetta - Trafalgar Square, U.K. 2017
    Jason Derulo - Isle of MTV, Malta 2018
    Post Malone - Wireless Festival, U.K. 2018
    Migos - Wireless Festival, U.K. 2018
    J. Cole - Wireless Festival, U.K. 2018
    Nick Jonas - MTV Spotlight @ Hyperplay, Singapore 2018

  • Best Push

    Grace VanderWaal (December 2017) (WINNER)
    PRETTYMUCH (October 2017)
    Why Don't We (November 2017)
    Bishop Briggs (January 2018)
    Superorganism (February 2018)
    Jessie Reyez (March 2018)
    Hayley Kiyoko (April 2018)
    Lil Xan (May 2018)
    Sigrid (June 2018)
    Chloe x Halle (July 2018)
    Bazzi (August 2018)
    Jorja Smith (September 2018) 

  • Best U.S. Act (Best Local Act)

    Camila Cabello (WINNER)
    Ariana Grande
    Cardi B
    Imagine Dragons
    Post Malone

  • Generation Change Award

    Sonita Alizadeh, 21 years old, Afghanistan
    Sonita uses her rap lyrics and powerful voice to help end child marriage, support girls’ rights to choose their destiny and inspire people everywhere to dream bigger dreams.

    Mohamad Aljounde, 17 years old, Lebanon
    An advocate for child rights, Mohamad built a school in a refugee camp in Lebanon to give children access to an education, all while using the power of storytelling to shine a light on their realities in the wake of an ongoing war.

    Ellen Jones, 20 years old, U.K.
    An activist and content creator who focuses on LGBTQ+ rights, mental health, disability rights and feminist issues, using digital media to effect change.

    Xiuhtezcatl “X” Martinez, 18 years old, U.S.
    A climate activist, hip-hop artist and powerful voice on the front lines of a global youth-led environmental movement.

    Hauwa Ojeifo, 26 years old, Nigeria
    A bold change maker who founded a movement of love, hope and support to give mental health a voice in Nigeria.