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BTS triumph at 2020 MTV Europe Music Awards

BTS were the big winners at the MTV Europe Music Awards (EMAs) on Sunday (November 8, 2020), taking home four prizes.

The K-pop superstars won Best Group, Biggest Fans, Best Song for Dynamite, and Best Virtual Live title for their Map of the Soul Concert Livestream – awarded in place of Best Live Act, since in-person concerts have largely been shut down due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

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Little Mix, who hosted the remotely-held ceremony, picked up two awards, for Best Pop and Best U.K. and Ireland act, as did Lady Gaga, who was named Best Artist and Best U.S. act after receiving seven nominations.

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DJ Khaled was handed Best Video for the promo for his collaboration with Drake and Justin Bieber, POPSTAR, while H.E.R.’s Black Lives Matter anthem I Can’t Breathe was honored with the Video for Good prize.

St. Vincent, Taylor Hawkins, and Tom Morello also paid tribute to the late guitar legend Eddie Van Halen following an in memoriam segment honoring the stars lost over the past year.

Little Mix, Doja Cat, Yungblud, Alicia KeysSam Smith, Maluma, DaBaby, Yungblud, Zara Larsson, Tate McRae, and Jack Harlow were among the performers during the event.

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The main list of winners is:

Best Video: DJ Khaled – POPSTAR ft Drake and Justin Bieber
Best Artist: Lady Gaga
Best Song: BTS – Dynamite
Best Collaboration: Karol G – Tusa ft Nicki Minaj
Best Pop: Little Mix
Best Group: BTS
Best New: Doja Cat
Biggest Fans: BTS
Best Latin: Karol G
Best Rock: Coldplay
Best Hip Hop: Cardi B
Best Electronic: David Guetta
Best Alternative: Hayley Williams
Video for Good: H.E.R. – I Can’t Breathe
Best Push: Yungblud
Best Virtual Live: BTS – Map Of The Soul Concert Live Stream
Best U.K. and Ireland: Little Mix
Best U.S.: Lady Gaga

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