Taylor Swift and Justin Bieber Dominate 2012 MTV EMA Winners List

 Taylor Swift

Taylor Swift

Taylor Swift scored three awards at the “2012 MTV EMA” in her EMA debut, and Justin Bieber also won three, continuing his dominance at the world’s biggest music event.

Swift had a busy evening in Frankfurt, taking home three awards for Best Female, Best Live, and the brand new category Best Look, and performing “We Are Never Ever Getting Back Together” in the show’s phenomenal finale that saw the whole circus wonderland come to life. Bieber earned Best World
Stage, along with repeat wins for Best Pop and Best Male.

Carly Rae Jepsen also had a successful EMA debut, winning Best PUSH and Best Song for “Call Me Maybe,” and inspiring a fan invasion during the performance of her chart-topping hit. Tying Jepsen at two awards was British boy band One Direction, who earned Best New as well as Biggest Fans, thanks to its loyal following of Directioners.

The popularity of Korean pop sensation Psy’s “Gangnam Style” knows no limits, as he took home the award for “Best Video” – now officially the most popular video in history.

Fans around the world cast a staggering, record-breaking 184 million votes online and on their mobile devices to help decide the “2012 MTV EMA” winners. The “2012 MTV EMA” award winners are:

BEST FEMALE

  • Taylor Swift

BEST SONG

  • Carly Rae Jepsen – “Call Me Maybe”

BEST MALE

  • Justin Bieber

BEST LIVE

  • Taylor Swift

BEST LOOK

  • Taylor Swift

GLOBAL ICON

  • Whitney Houston

BEST VIDEO

  • PSY – “Gangnam Style”

BEST WORLDWIDE ACT

  • Han Geng (Asia Pacific)

BIGGEST FANS

  • One Direction

BEST WORLD STAGE

  • Justin Bieber

BEST PUSH

  • Carly Rae Jepsen

BEST ALTERNATIVE

  • Lana Del Rey

BEST ELECTRONIC

  • David Guetta

BEST HIP HOP

  • Nicki Minaj

BEST NEW

  • One Direction

BEST POP

  • Justin Bieber

BEST ROCK

  • Linkin Park