1998 MTV Europe Music Awards

1998 MTV Europe Music Awards
Date November 12, 1998
Location Fila Forum, Assago, Province of Milan,[1] Italy
Hosted by Jenny McCarthy
Television/Radio coverage
Network MTV Networks International (Europe)

The 1998 MTV Europe Music Awards took place in Assago, near Milan, Italy. The ceremony was hosted by former Playboy model, actress and comedian, Jenny McCarthy.

On this year 6 new categories were introduced including the MTV Selects; UK and Ireland, Northern, Central and Southern. The big winner of the night were the Spice Girls and Madonna with two awards. Mel C, alias Sporty Spice, and Emma Bunton, known as Baby Spice, collected the trophy on behalf of the group. On receiving the award, Mel C shouted: "We've done it again". "And a big hello from the other two", she added, referring to Mel B and Victoria Adams, both of whom were pregnant and did not attend the ceremony.


Winners are in bold text.

Best Song

Best Video

Best Album

Best Female

Best Male

Best Group

Best New Act

Best Pop

Best Dance

Best Rock

Best Rap

Free Your Mind

The special award was symbolically given to B92 to promote the Otpor! movement in Serbia. B92 leader Veran Matić sported a shirt with the logo of the movement. The full overthrow of Yugoslavia was not successful until the 1999 NATO bombing of Serbia and the Bulldozer Revolution.

Regional nominations

Winners are in bold text.

MTV Select — UK and Ireland

MTV Select — Northern

MTV Select — Central

MTV Select — Southern




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