Over in Europe, they do a lot of things differently than we do here in the States. So which artists dominated the MTV Europe Music Awards?
Well, pretty much the same ones we’re crazy about over here.
Justin Bieber’s win for Best Male hopefully helped take the edge off his breakup with Selena Gomez, while Taylor Swift’s win for Best Female should help nurse her wounds over her breakup with… everybody. Other victors included Carly Rae Jepsen, Lana Del Rey, and the boys of One Direction.
See who else took home awards and watch our three favorite performances from the show below!
1. Taylor Swift - "We Are Never Ever Getting Back Together"
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Taylor proved she earned her many wins of the evening with a sassy circus-themed kiss off to one of her many exes, looking true to her Red color scheme.
2. Carly Rae Jepsen - "Call Me Maybe"
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We thought "Call Me Maybe" might be over, but nope! Carly's infectious hit proved just as irresistible as ever (particularly when she crowd-surfed). Even Taylor Swift was spied in the audience singing along!
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Of course Psy had to take home an award for his worldwide smash "Gangnam Style." And the performance was so much fun, we're ashamed to admit we're not sick of it yet.
2012 MTV EMA Winners
Best Female: Taylor Swift
Best Male: Justin Bieber
Best New Act: One Direction
Best Song: “Call Me Maybe,” Carly Rae Jepsen
Best World Stage: Justin Bieber
Best Video: “Gangnam Style,” PSY
Best Rock: Linkin Park
Best Pop: Justin Bieber
Best Look: Taylor Swift
Best Alternative: Lana Del Rey
Best Hip Hop: Nicki Minaj
Best Live: Taylor Swift
Biggest Fans: One Direction
Best PUSH: Carly Rae Jepsen
Global Icon: Whitney Houston
Obviously, it was a very good night for many of our faves.
Who do you think was the most deserving EMA winner? Let us know in the comments!