2017 MTV Europe Music Awards

The 2017 MTV EMAs (also known as the MTV Europe Music Awards) were held at The SSE Arena in Wembley, London, United Kingdom, on 12 November 2017. The host of the ceremony was Rita Ora, with voiceovers provided by Capital FM DJ Roman Kemp.[1] This was the sixth time that the UK has hosted the awards show, and the second time London has been the host city.[2][3][4] London first hosted the awards ceremony in 1996 at Alexandra Palace. The ceremony was directed for television by British award-winning multi camera director Hamish Hamilton.

Taylor Swift was nominated for six awards followed by Shawn Mendes who was nominated for five. Mendes won four awards becoming the most awarded artist of the night.[5]

2017 MTV Europe Music Awards
Date 12 November 2017
Location Wembley Arena, London, United Kingdom
Hosted by Rita Ora
Most awards Shawn Mendes (4)
Most nominations Taylor Swift (6)
Website mtvema.com
Television/radio coverage
Network MTV
Channel 5
Directed by Hamish Hamilton


Pre show

Artist(s) Song(s)
Stefflon Don "Hurtin' Me"

Main Show

Artist Featuring Song
Eminem Skylar Grey "Walk on Water"
Liam Payne "Strip That Down"
Camila Cabello "Havana"
Demi Lovato "Sorry Not Sorry"
"Tell Me You Love Me"
Stormzy "Big for Your Boots"
Rita Ora "Your Song"
Shawn Mendes "There's Nothing Holdin' Me Back"
Clean Bandit Zara Larsson
Julia Michaels
"I Miss You"
U2 "Get Out of Your Own Way"
French Montana Swae Lee "Unforgettable"
Travis Scott "Butterfly Effect"
The Killers "The Man"
Kesha "Learn to Let Go"
David Guetta Charli XCX
French Montana
"Dirty Sexy Money"


Winners and nominations

Best Song

Best Video

Best New

Best Pop

Best Electronic

Best Rock

Best Alternative

Best Hip Hop

Best Live

Best World Stage

Best Push

Biggest Fans

Best Look

Power of Music Award

Global Icon

Regional nominations


Best UK Act
Best Danish Act
Best Finnish Act
Best Norwegian Act
Best Swedish Act
Best German Act
Best Dutch Act
Best Belgian Act
Best Swiss Act
Best French Act
Best Italian Act
Best Spanish Act
Best Portuguese Act
Best Polish Act
Best Russian Act
Best Adria Act
Best Hungarian Act
Best Israeli Act
  • Ania Bukstein
  • Nechi Nech
  • Noa Kirel
  • Static & Ben El
  • Stephane Le Gar


Best African Act


Best Indian Act
Best Japanese Act
Best South Korean Act
Best Southeast Asian Act
Best Greater China Act


Best Australian Act
Best New Zealand Act


Best Brazilian Act
Best Latin America Northern Act
Best Latin America Central Act
Best Latin America Southern Act
Best Canadian Act
Best US Act

See also


  1. ^ "Rita Ora to host of MTV Europe Music Awards 2017 in London: 'I'll bring the English humour!'". Metro. 28 September 2017. Retrieved 28 September 2017.
  2. ^ "MTV's European Music Awards to return to London". BBC News. February 14, 2017. Retrieved February 14, 2017.
  3. ^ "MTV EMA 2017 in London". Archived from the original on 2017-07-28. Retrieved 2017-07-01.
  4. ^ "When are the MTV Europe Music Awards 2017, who's on the EMA nominations list, who's hosting and how can I get tickets?".
  5. ^ "MTV EMAs: no awards for Taylor Swift as Shawn Mendes tops night with four". Guardian. 13 November 2017. Retrieved 15 November 2017.
  6. ^ "MTV EMAs: no awards for Taylor Swift as Shawn Mendes tops night with four". Guardian. 13 November 2017. Retrieved 3 December 2017.
  7. ^ "U2 Are This Year's Global Icon Winners!". mtvema. 6 November 2017. Retrieved 6 November 2017.

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