Eminem was among the big winners at the MTV Europe Music Awards last night, picking up the Best Hip Hop and Global Icon accolades, while Miley Cyrus caused controversy by appearing to spark up a joint on stage.
The 41-year-old rapper won the Best Hip Hop and Global Icon prizes at the ceremony at the Ziggo Dome in Amsterdam – making him the artist with the most EMAs ever – and he celebrated his victory with a surprise performance of ‘Bezerk’ before a scintillating rendition of ‘Rap God’.
Miley ensured she remained in the spotlight by sparking up what appeared to be a joint on-stage and then smoking it with Will Ferrell, who was at the awards as his ‘Anchorman’ alter-ego Ron Burgundy, before accepting her Best Video prize for ‘Wrecking Ball’.
The blonde star – whose ‘twerking’ performance at the MTV VMAs in August caused controversy – told the crowd: “I couldn’t fit this award in my bag but I did find this…”
One Direction also won two accolades, Best Pop and Best UK & Ireland Act, and the band’s 19-year-old hunk Harry Styles was named Best Look – beating the likes of Lady Gaga, Rihanna, Justin Timberlake and Rita Ora to the gong – however none of the boy band were at the ceremony to pick up their prizes.
Other winners on the night included Katy Perry, who took home the Best Female gong, and Justin Bieber won Best Male for the fourth consecutive year, while 30 Seconds to Mars took home the Best Alternative award and Green Day won the Best Rock accolade.
2013 MTV Europe Music Awards – Full List of Winners:
Best Look – Harry Styles
Best Video – Miley Cyrus – Wrecking Ball
Biggest Fans – Tokio Hotel
Best Song – Bruno Mars – Locked Out Of Heaven
Best New Act – Macklemore & Ryan Lewis
Best Hip Hop – Eminem
Best Electronic – Avicii
Best Rock – Green Day
Best Pop – One Direction
Best Alternative – 30 Seconds To Mars
Best Female – Katy Perry
Best Worldwide Act – Li Yuchun
Best Male – Justin Bieber
Best Push – Austin Mahone
Best UK & Ireland Act – One Direction
Global Icon – Eminem