Best artist, best song, best video: The American singer triumphed with her hit Havana during the ceremony held Sunday in Bilbao. The duo of brothers rappers Toulouse has received the title of best French artist, in front of Orelsan, Vianney, Louane and Dadju.
            "This year was the best of my life," said Camila Cabello, a native of Cuba, who opened the MTV Europe Awards ceremony Sunday in Bilbao with American actress Hailee Steinfeld. And indeed, even before these awards attributed by the European declination of the American music channel, 2018 has been a year of prosperity for the young woman of just 21 years. The song Havana, duet with rapper Young Thug, reached the top of the 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. READ ALSO – MTV Movie Awards: Hunger Games, Paul Walker and the Rihanna-Eminem duo At the end of August, Camila Cabello had already won two of the most prestigious awards at the MTV Video Music Awards, the trophies for the most popular music videos in the US , 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. With six nominations, Cabello was a big favorite at the MTV Europe Awards. READ ALSO – MTV scandals Aside from Camila Cabello, American singer Ariana Grande, Texan rapper Post Malone, Canadian rapper and singer Drake and British artist Dua Lipa were nominated for Best Artist. For the title of Best Song, Cabello competed 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 were the most nominated behind Cabello with five nominations each, ahead of Drake and Dua Lipa in four categories. READ ALSO – Miley Cyrus: the media trial With two awards, best hip-hop artist and best look, the American rapper Nicki Minaj was one of the protagonists of the evening when she appeared twice on the bandwagon. stage including DJ David Guetta and American singer Jason Derulo. In the other categories, Dua Lipa was crowned "best pop artist", the American group Panic! at the Disco best alternative artist and DJ Marshmello best electro artist. READ ALSO – Lady Gaga returns to the stage in August for the MTV Awards
        "I am one of those women who have been gagged, both literally and emotionally, by these abused, intimidated women, those women who have lived in fear."
                    Janet Jackson
Winner of the MTV Video Music Awards in 2017 with three awards including Best Artist, Canadian singer Shawn Mendes won the title of Best Live Artist. American singer Janet Jackson, who has been on stage for more than three decades, has been awarded the title of "Global Icon", a prize already awarded in previous editions of U2, Queen, Whitney Houston or Eminem. In her thank-you speech, Michael Jackson's sister spoke on behalf of "those women whose voices have been silenced." "I am one of those women who have been gagged, literally but also emotionally, by these abused, intimidated women, those women who have lived in fear. I am with you, you are my sisters, "she said. READ ALSO – Orelsan in love with Golshifteh Farahani in his Paradise clip The duo of brother rappers Bigflo and Oli was awarded the title of best French artist. Toulouse musicians far outpaced their competitors Orelsan, Vianney, Louane and Dadju. Florian Ordonez, aka Bigflo, and Olivio, Oli, have already recorded several records. Their album La Cour des grands, released in 2015, was gold in four months and then platinum. Born in 1993 and 1996, they are the youngest rappers to hold these awards. Their second album, La Vraie Vie, has sold more than 300,000 copies since its release in June 2017. A third album, La Vie de rêve, will be available on November 23rd. READ ALSO – It's not classic in Nice: Ibrahim Maalouf and Angélique Kidjo, stars of the 2018 edition Created in 1994, the MTV EMA is one of the two major events organized by MTV, with the Video Music Awards (VMA ), which are held each year in the United States since 1984. »Follow all the information of Le Figaro culture on Facebook and Twitter. .


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