2016 MTV Europe Music Awards

2016 MTV Europe Music Awards
2016 MTV Europe Music Award logo.png
Date 6 November 2016
Location Rotterdam Ahoy, Rotterdam, Netherlands
Hosted by Bebe Rexha
Most awards Justin Bieber, Lady Gaga, Martin Garrix, Shawn Mendes, Twenty One Pilots and Zara Larsson (each 2)
Most nominations Beyoncé (5)
Website mtvema.com
Television/radio coverage
Network MTV
Channel 5

The 2016 MTV EMAs (also known as the MTV Europe Music Awards) were held at the Rotterdam Ahoy in Rotterdam, Netherlands, on 6 November 2016. It was hosted by Bebe Rexha. This was the third time the awards have taken place in the Netherlands, and the second time Rotterdam has been the host city. The awards were held in the same venue as the 1997 MTV EMAs.


The nominations were announced on September 27, 2016.[1][2] Winners are in bold text.

Regional nominations

Winners are in bold text.




Australia and New Zealand

Latin America

North America


Pre show

Artist(s) Song(s)
Anne-Marie "Alarm"

Main show


Pre show

Main show

Voting process

Category Voting Method Start Date End Date
Biggest Fans Twitter, Instagram and Vine Hashtag 27 Sept @12pm CET N/A
Worldwide Act Website/App 2 Sept @12pm CET 5 Nov @11:59pm CET*
Best Video MTV Music Editorial Team - not eligible for audience voting N/A N/A
All others Website/App 12 Sept @12pm CET 5 Nov @11:59pm CET

(*)without Best Acts from Netherlands, Belgium, Switzerland, Israel and Poland. In those countries voting was ended earlier.

See also


  1. ^ "justin bieber & beyoncé lead the 2016 mtv ema nominations – see the full list!". MTV UK. Retrieved 27 September 2016.
  2. ^ "Beyoncé, Justin Bieber and Adele lead 2016 MTV European Music Award nominations". NME. 27 September 2016. Retrieved 25 October 2016.
  3. ^ MTV Sweden [@MTV_Sweden] (6 November 2016). "🎉 @thefooomusic har vunnit @mtvema's Best Swedish Act för tredje året i rad! CONGRATS GUYS 🎉" (Tweet) – via Twitter.
  4. ^ MTV Asia [@mtvasia] (6 November 2016). "Meet your 2016 @mtvema Best Korea Act: B.A.P 🎉🎉🎉 #MTVEMA" (Tweet) – via Twitter.

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