2010 MTV Europe Music Awards

2010 MTV Europe Music Awards
Date November 7, 2010
Location Caja Mágica, Madrid, Spain
Hosted by Eva Longoria
Most awards Lady Gaga (3)
Most nominations Lady Gaga and Katy Perry (5)
Television/Radio coverage
Network MTV Networks International (Europe)

The 2010 MTV Europe Music Awards took place on November 7, 2010 at Caja Mágica in Madrid, Spain. The awards ceremony was presented by Eva Longoria[1] and Justin Bieber was the official MTV EMA 2010 digital host.[2] Nominations were announced on September 20.[3] Lady Gaga topped the list of nominations with ten, followed by Katy Perry with five, Eminem with four and Thirty Seconds to Mars & Muse with three apiece.[4][5]

Thirty Seconds to Mars took the stage at the pre-show featuring surprise guest Kanye West at the Puerta de Alcalá.[6] Shakira opened the show with "Loca" and the official song of the 2010 FIFA World Cup "Waka Waka" featuring Dizzee Rascal. Performances by Katy Perry and Linkin Park were featured live from outdoor stage at Madrid's Puerta de Alcalá.


Winners are in bold text.

Best Song

Best Video

Best Female

Best Male

Best New Act

Best Pop

Best Rock

Best Alternative

Best Hip-Hop

Best Live Act

Best World Stage Performance

Best Push Act

Best European Act

Global Icon

Free Your Mind

Regional nominations

Winners are in bold text.

Best UK and Ireland Act

Best Danish Act

Best Finnish Act

Best Norwegian Act

Best Swedish Act

Best German Act

Best Italian Act

Best Dutch and Belgian Act

Best French Act

Best Polish Act

Best Spanish Act

Best Russian Act

Best Romanian Act

Best Portuguese Act

Best Adria Act

Best Arabian Act

Best Hungarian Act

Best Ukrainian Act

Best Greek Act

Best Israeli Act

Best Swiss Act

Best Czech and Slovak Act


Digital show

Pre show

Main show


Notable incidents


  1. "Hollywood Actress and Global Style Icon Eva Longoria Is Our EMA host!". MTV Networks Europe. 2010-10-07. Archived from the original on 11 October 2010. Retrieved 2010-10-07.
  2. "Justin Bieber to Host MTV EMA 2010 on November 7". Artistdirect. 2010-10-15. Archived from the original on 18 October 2010. Retrieved 2010-10-16.
  3. "It's Ladies Night as Katy Perry and Lady Gaga Lead the Race With Five Nominations Each at the 2010 MTV EMAs". HPC in the Cloud. 2010-09-20. Retrieved 2010-09-20.
  4. "We Announce Our First Two Performers: Katy Perry & Linkin Park!". MTV Networks Europe. 2010-09-20. Archived from the original on 11 October 2010. Retrieved 2010-09-21.
  5. http://www.sowetanlive.co.za/entertainment/2010/11/04/world-goes-gaga?filter=all_comments
  6. Ziegbe, Mawuse (2010-11-07). "Kanye West Storms 30 Seconds To Mars' EMA Performance". MTV News. MTV Networks. Archived from the original on 10 November 2010. Retrieved 2010-11-07.
  7. "MTV retire Sexion d'Assaut de ses Europe Music Awards" (in French). Jeanmarcmorandini.com. Archived from the original on 11 October 2010. Retrieved 8 October 2010.
  8. http://ema.mtvgreece.gr/artists/stavento

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