"This year was the best of my life," said the barely 21-year-old Cuban native who opened the show, presented by American actress Hailee Steinfeld, singing her flamenco hits She has been voted best artist, best song, best video and best American artist.
                  Camila Cabello – Havana ft. Young Thug
And indeed, even before these awards attributed by the European declination of the American music channel, 2018 has been a year of prosperity for Camila Cabello. His hit "Havana", with rapper Young Thug, reached the top of sales in late January in the United States while the audio version of the title, without video, was viewed more than 1.3 billion times on YouTube. By August, she had already won two of the most prestigious awards at the MTV Video Music Awards (VMA), the trophies of the most popular music videos in the United States, being crowned Artist of the Year and Video of the Year. In 2017, the former Fifth Harmony band member had already received the award for best pop artist at MTV EMA.
All except Cabello, American singer Ariana Grande, Texas rapper Post Malone, Canadian rapper and singer Drake and British artist Dua Lipa were nominated for the title of Best Artist. For the title of best song, Cabello was competing with Ariana Grande ("No tears left to cry"), Post Malone ("Rockstar"), Drake ("God's Plan") and Bebe Rexha ("Meant to be"). Ariana Grande and Post Malone had been the most nominated behind Camila Cabello with five nominations each, ahead of Drake and Dua Lipa, selected in four categories. With two awards – best hip-hop artist and best look – American rapper Nicki Minaj was one of the protagonists of the evening during which she has performed twice on the scene including the French DJ David Guetta and the American singer Jason Derulo.
Nicki Minaj receives MTV Europe Award for best hip-hop artist (4/10/2018)
In the other categories, Dua Lipa was crowned best pop artist, the American group Panic! at the Disco best alternative artist and Marshmello best electro artist. Big winner of MTV EMA in 2017 with three awards including best artist, Canadian singer Shawn Mendes won the title of best live artist.
Shawn Mendes: "In my Blood" (Live)
The American singer Janet Jackson, for over three decades on stage, has been crowned with the title of "Global Icon", an award already awarded in previous editions at U2, Queen, Whitney Houston or Eminem. , Michael Jackson's sister said to speak on behalf of "those women whose voices have been silenced". "I am one of those women who have been gagged, literally but also emotionally, of these abused, intimidated women, of those women who have lived in fear, I am with you, you are my sisters," she said. -she throws.
Janet Jackson receives the title of "Global Icon" at the MTV Europe Awards 2018
Created in 1994, the MTV EMA is one of two major events organized by MTV, with the Video Music Awards (VMA), held annually in the United States since 1984.


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