Taylor Swift, Justin Bieber win at European MTV
Rihanna and Swift topped the nominations with six and five nods respectively. The 22-year-old American singer-songwriter Swift walked away with Best Female, Best Live and Best Look.
Barbados-born R&B singer Rihanna went empty handed. Canadian pop star Justin Bieber matched Swift for the boys and earned Best World Stage, along with repeat wins for Best Pop and Best Male.
South Korean pop sensation Psy's "Gangnam Style" won the award for Best Video. The late Whitney Houston was named Global Icon for her impact on pop music.
The 19th-annual MTV EMA was broadcast live from Frankfurt's historic Festhalle Sunday.
Critical thinking challenge: Performers from countries other than the U.S. are mentioned in this story. How do other countries affect music in America?
Define these words: empty handed, icon, impact
- Posted on November 11, 2012