In addition to winning the prestigious award for his contribution to music, the Detroit rapper manages to beat Drake, Jay-Z, Kanye West and Macklemore and Ryan Lewis in Best Hip Hop category.
The full winner list of 2013 MTV Europe Music Awards has been revealed. Detroit rapper Eminem was a big winner at the annual awards show, which was held in Amsterdam's Ziggo Dome on Sunday evening, November 10.
Before the event started, the rapper had already been announced as the winner of this year's Global Icon award for being today's "one of the most creative and unique artists." Receiving the trophy from Will Ferrell's Ron Burgundy, the 41-year-old rapper said, "Wow this is crazy! This is nuts. I just wanna say thanks to everybody. Thank you MTV Europe."
In addition to winning the prestigious award, Eminem bested Drake, Jay-Z, Kanye West and Macklemore & Ryan Lewis in Best Hip Hop category.
Katy Perry took home the Best Female award, while Justin Bieber collected his fourth Best Male award. Miley Cyrus won her first EMA with the clip of her "Wrecking Ball" being named Best Video. One Direction snatched the awards for Best Pop and Best U.K./Ireland Act as group member Harry Styles won the battle against Justin Timberlake, Lady GaGa, Rita Ora and Rihanna in Best Look category.
Other winners included Bruno Mars' "Locked Out of Heaven" which earned Best Song award, Green Day who won Best Rock, Avicii who's named Best Electronic, and Macklemore & Ryan Lewis who received Best New award.
- Best Song: Bruno Mars - "Locked Out of Heaven"
- Best Video: Miley Cyrus - "Wrecking Ball"
- Best New: Macklemore & Ryan Lewis
- Best Female: Katy Perry
- Best Male: Justin Bieber
- Best Pop: One Direction
- Best Live: Beyonce Knowles
- Best Hip-Hop: Eminem
- Best Rock: Green Day
- Best Electronic: Avicii
- Best Alternative: 30 Seconds To Mars
- Best Look: Harry Styles
- Biggest Fans: Tokio Hotel
- Best World Stage: Linkin Park - Mexico 2012
- Best Push: Austin Mahone - April 2013
- Best Worldwide Act: Chris Lee (Mainland China/Hong Kong/Southeast Asia/Taiwan)
- Global Icon: Eminem