MTV EMAs 2011: Lady GaGa and Justin Bieber Win Big

GaGa gets four gongs at the 18th annual Europe Music Awards, while Bieber along with Bruno Mars and 30 Seconds to Mars receives two kudos.

AceShowbiz - %cLady GaGa% and %cJustin Bieber% scooped multiple coveted prizes during the star-studded ceremony of 2011 MTV Europe Music Awards on Sunday night, November 6. The Mother Monster dominated the winner list by grabbing four kudos, while the Canadian popstar trailed behind her by taking home two gongs.

GaGa accepted Best Female from %cHayden Panettiere% that night, beating %cAdele%, %cBeyonce Knowles%, %cJennifer Lopez% and %cKaty Perry%. Wearing a bizarre silver dress and concealing her face under an oversized tilted hat, the outlandish singer said, "Thank you so much, I love you so much. I'm so grateful. I'm really smiling right now, but I know you can't tell."

The New Yorker was also honored with Best Song, thanks to her single "Born This Way". She pushed aside %cBruno Mars% and %cJennifer Lopez%, and once again beat Adele and Katy. Upon accepting the award, she gushed, "I knew that this song was very special when I wrote it." She added, "I just didn't know how special it would be. I love you Little Monsters, until the end!"

GaGa brought a total of four kudos by collecting Best Video for "Born This Way", and winning Biggest Fans. The Grammy-winning singer got the former prize after battling Adele, Beyonce, %cBeastie Boys% as well as %cJustice%. She, meanwhile, received the latter honor after going head to head against Bieber, %c30 Seconds to Mars%, %cParamore% and %cSelena Gomez%.

Although losing Biggest Fans to GaGa, Bieber got a sweet revenge by taking down the Monster ringleader in Best Pop. The "Mistletoe" singer additionally beat such seniors as Katy, %cBritney Spears% and %cRihanna%. He accepted his second gong by winning Best Male over Mars, %cDavid Guetta%, %cEminem% and %cKanye West%. Brushing off love-child rumor, Bieber said, "There's been a lot of crap on the internet lately."

2011 EMAs was held in Belfast, Northern Ireland with Bieber's girlfriend Selena serving as a host. The other winners included %cEminem% (Best Hip Hop), %cLinkin Park% (Best Rock), Katy (Best Live), and Britney (Best North American Act). Mars and 30 Seconds also didn't walk home empty-handed for they managed to score not just one but two awards. The former got Best New Act and Best Push Act, while the latter received Best Alternative and Best World Stage.

The show was made merry by live performances from the winners like GaGa, Bieber and Mars. Special honoree %cQueen%, who were given Global Icon, entertained star-studded audience as well by closing the event with %cAdam Lambert%. The other performers were %cColdplay%, %cJessie J%, %cLMFAO%, %cRed Hot Chili Peppers% and %cSnow Patrol%.

  • Best Female: %cLady GaGa%
  • Best Male: %cJustin Bieber%
  • Best Pop: %cJustin Bieber%
  • Best Song: %cLady GaGa% - "Born This Way"
  • Best Rock: %cLinkin Park%
  • Best Video: %cLady GaGa% - "Born This Way"
  • Biggest Fans: %cLady GaGa%
  • Best Alternative: %c30 Seconds to Mars%
  • Best Hip Hop %cEminem%
  • Best World Stage: %c30 Seconds to Mars%
  • Best Push: %cBruno Mars%
  • Best New: %cBruno Mars%
  • Global Icon: %cQueen%
  • Best North American Act: %cBritney Spears%
  • Best Worldwide: %cBig Bang%

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