2015 MTV Europe Music Awards

2015 MTV Europe Music Awards
Date 25 October 2015
Location Mediolanum Forum, Assago, Metropolitan City of Milan, Italy
Hosted by Ed Sheeran
Ruby Rose
Most awards Justin Bieber (6)
Official website mtvema.com
Television/Radio coverage
Network MTV
Channel 5

The 2015 MTV EMAs (also known as the MTV Europe Music Awards) were held at the Mediolanum Forum in Assago, near Milan, Italy, on 25 October 2015.[1][2] This was the third time the awards have taken place in Italy, second time Assago has been the host city, and the first time that the awards have been held in October. The awards was held in the same venue as the 1998 MTV EMAs. On 30 September 2015, it was announced that singer Ed Sheeran would host the awards, along with actress Ruby Rose.

Justin Bieber won six awards, including Best Male and Best Worldwide Act.[3][4][5]

Throughout mid-2015, Milan also hosted Expo 2015, a partner of this year's awards.[6]

In association with the EMAs, MTV Italia organised an event called MTV Music Week, which ran from October 19 to October 25. In addition, on the nights of the 24 and 25 October, two concerts were held in Piazza del Duomo, Milan, one of which was related to MTV World Stage. International and Italian acts performed on both nights, including Ellie Goulding, Marco Mengoni, Duran Duran, Martin Garrix and Afrojack.

Voting process

Category Voting Method Start DateEnd Date
Biggest Fans Twitter, Instagram and Vine Hashtag15 Sept @12pm CET 25 Oct @9:30pm CET
Worldwide Act Website/App 8 Sept @12pm CET 24 Oct @11:59pm CET
Best Video MTV Music Editorial Team - not eligible for audience votingN/A N/A
Video Visionary Award MTV Music Editorial Team - not eligible for audience votingN/A N/A
All others Website/App 15 Sept @12pm CET 24 October 11:59pm CET


Artist(s) Song(s)
Fifth Harmony "Worth It"
Main show
Macklemore & Ryan Lewis "Downtown"
Jason Derulo "Want to Want Me"
Ellie Goulding "Love Me like You Do"
Twenty One Pilots "Tear in My Heart"
Ed Sheeran
"Lay It All on Me"
Justin Bieber "What Do You Mean?"
Jess Glynne "My Love"
"Hold My Hand"
"Don't Be So Hard On Yourself"
James Bay "Hold Back the River"
Tori Kelly
Andrea Bocelli
"Should've Been Us"
"No Scrubs"
"Real Love"
"Ready or Not"
"Con te partirò"
"Just Give Me a Reason"
Pharrell Williams "Freedom"


The nominations were announced on 15 September 2015.[7] Winners in bold.

Best Song

Best Video

Best Female

Best Male

Best New Act

Best Pop

Best Electronic

Best Rock

Best Alternative

Best Hip-Hop

Best Live Act

Best World Stage Performance

Best Push Act

Biggest Fans

Artist On The Rise

Best Look

Best Collaboration

Video Visionary Award

Regional nominations


Best UK & Ireland Act
Best Danish Act
Best Finnish Act
Best Norwegian Act
Best Swedish Act
Best German Act
Best Dutch Act
Best Belgian Act
Best Swiss Act
Best French Act
Best Italian Act
Best Spanish Act
Best Portuguese Act
Best Greek Act
Best Polish Act
Best Russian Act
Best Romanian Act
Best Adria Act
Best Israeli Act

Africa & India

Best African Act
Best Indian Act


Best Japanese Act
Best Korean Act
Best Southeast Asian Act
Best Chinese & Hong Kong Act
Best Taiwanese Act

Australia & New Zealand

Best Australian Act
Best New Zealand Act

Latin America

Best Brazilian Act
Best Latin America Northern Act
Best Latin America Central Act
Best Latin America Southern Act

North America

Best US Act
Best Canadian Act

Worldwide nominations

Best European Act[9]

Best African & Indian Act

Best Asian Act

Best Australian & New Zealand Act

Best Latin America Act

Best North America Act


See also


External links

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