Taylor Swift Is Top Winner at 2022 MTV EMAs: Full Winners List

Taylor Swift Is Top Winner at 2022 MTV EMAs: Full Winners List

Find all the night’s biggest winners from the Nov. 13 event, hosted by Rita Ora and Taika Waititi.

Taylor Swift MTV EMAs

Taylor Swift accepts an award onstage during the MTV Europe Music Awards 2022 held at PSD Bank Dome in Duesseldorf, Germany, on Nov. 13, 2022.

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Taylor Swift was the top winner at the 2022 MTV EMAs, which were held at PSD Bank Dome in Dusseldorf, Germany, on Sunday (Nov. 13). Swift took four awards — best artist, best video, best pop and best longform video for “All Too Well (10 Minute Version) (Taylor’s Version).”

Swift is now the second winner of best video. Swift won the award three years ago for her collaboration with Brendon Urrie, “ME!”

Nicki Minaj, David Guetta and SEVENTEEN each won two awards. Minaj won best song for “Super Freaky Girl” as well as best hip-hop. Guetta won best collaboration for “I’m Good (Blue),” a collab with Bebe Rexha, and best electronic. SEVENTEEN was awarded best new and most creative push.

Harry Styles, who was this year’s top nominee with seven nods, won just one award — best live. After a two-year absence due to the pandemic, the category was reintroduced.

Rita Ora and Taika Waititi co-hosted the show, which featured performances by several of the night’s winners — Guetta and Rexha, Muse (best rock) and Gorillaz (best alternative).

OneRepublic performed “I Ain’t Worried,” from the blockbuster Top Gun: Maverick, following a video introduction from the film’s star, Tom Cruise. Ava Max, Stormzy with Debbie; GAYLE, Lewis Capaldi, Tate McRae, Ayanna, Nasty C, and Thundercat (who performed alongside Gorillaz) also performed.

Armani White, a rising West Philadelphia rapper performed “Billie Eilish” during the EMA red-carpet show.

This year, there were two new categories: best longform video (which went this year to Swift) and best Metaverse performance (which went this year to BLACKPINK).

Ora, co-host, received a special award for best look ‘personal styling

Three Ukrainian women were awarded the MTV EMA generational change award for their efforts to advocate for the rights and care of those affected by the humanitarian crisis in Ukraine. MTV Entertainment Group selected the honorees with the help of Choose Love, a humanitarian non-profit that advocates for refugees around the globe. This award was launched in 2018. The MTV EMA red-carpet show honored the recipients.

Lauren Spencer Smith, Julian Lennon, Julian Hasselhoff, Sam Ryder, and Julian Lennon were all featured on the show.

The MTV EMAs were broadcast on Nov. 13 across MTV’s global network in more than 170 countries and on Pluto TV in select territories across the U.S., Latin America and Europe, and on Comedy Central in Germany. It will be available worldwide on Paramount TV and Pluto TV, starting Nov. 14.

This was the sixth year of the show’s existence in Germany. Bruce Gillmer, Richard Godfrey and Chloe Mason were the executive producers. Producers were Debbie Phillips, and Chloe Mason.

Here’s a complete list with the winners:

Best song

Bad Bunny, Chencho Corleone – “Me Porto Bonito”
Harry Styles – “As It Was”
Jack Harlow – “First Class”
Lizzo – “About Damn Time”
WINNER: Nicki Minaj – “Super Freaky Girl”
Rosalia – “Despecha”

Best video

BLACKPINK – “Pink Venom”
Doja Cat – “Woman”
Harry Styles – “As It Was”
Kendrick Lamar – “The Heart Part 5”
Nicki Minaj – “Super Freaky Girl”
WINNER: Taylor Swift – “All Too Well (10 Minute Version) (Taylor’s Version)”

Best artist

Harry Styles
Nicki Minaj
WINNER: Taylor Swift

Best new

Baby Keem
Dove Cameron
WINNER: Seventeen
Stephen Sanchez

Best collaboration

Bad Bunny, Chencho Corleone – “Me Porto Bonito”
WINNER: David Guetta & Bebe Rexha – “I’m Good (Blue)”
DJ Khaled ft. Drake & Lil Baby – “Staying Alive”
Megan Thee Stallion & Dua Lipa – “Sweetest Pie”
Post Malone with Doja Cat – “I Like You (A Happier Song)”
Shakira, Rauw Alejandro – “Te Felicito”
Tiesto & Ava Max – “The Motto”

Best live

Ed Sheeran
WINNER: Harry Styles
Kendrick Lamar
Lady Gaga
The Weeknd

Best pop

Billie Eilish
Doja Cat
Ed Sheeran
Harry Styles
WINNER: Taylor Swift

Best K-pop


Best Latin

WINNER: Anitta
Bad Bunny
Becky G
J Balvin

Best electronic

Calvin Harris
WINNER: David Guetta
DJ Snake
Swedish House Mafia

Best hip hop

Jack Harlow
Kendrick Lamar
Lil Baby
Megan Thee Stallion
WINNER: Nicki Minaj

Best rock

Foo Fighters
Liam Gallagher
Red Hot Chili Peppers
The Killers

Best alternative

WINNER: Gorillaz
Imagine Dragons
Panic! At The Disco
Tame Impala
Twenty One Pilots

Best R&B

Summer Walker

Best longform video

Foo Fighters – “Studio 666”
Rosalia – “Motomami” (Rosalia TikTok live performance)
Stormzy – “Mel Made Me Do It”
Taylor Hawkins tribute concert, Wembley Stadium, London
WINNER: Taylor Swift – “All Too Well (10 Minute Version) (Taylor’s Version)”

Video for good

Ed Sheeran – 2step (feat. Lil Baby)
Kendrick Lamar – “The Heart Part 5”
Latto – “P*ssy”
Lizzo – “About Damn Time”
WINNER: Sam Smith – “Unholy” (feat. Kim Petras)
Stromae – “Fils de joie”

Biggest fans

Harry Styles
Lady Gaga
Nicki Minaj
Taylor Swift

Best push

Nessa Barrett
WINNER: Seventeen
Mae Muller
Omar Apollo
Wet Leg
Muni Long
Saucy Santana
Stephen Sanchez

Best Metaverse performance

BTS | Minecraft
Charli XCX | Roblox
Justin Bieber – An Interactive Virtual Experience | Wave
Twenty One Pilots Concert Experience | Roblox

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