2019 MTV Europe Music Awards

The 2019 MTV EMAs (also known as the MTV Europe Music Awards) was held at the FIBES Conference and Exhibition Centre in Seville, Spain, on 3 November 2019.[1] The host of the ceremony was Becky G.[2] This was the fourth time, as well as the second consecutive year, that Spain hosted the awards show. It was the first time that a country hosted back-to-back editions of the award show.

2019 MTV Europe Music Awards
Date3 November 2019
LocationFIBES Conference and Exhibition Centre, Seville, Andalusia, Spain
Hosted byBecky G
Most awardsBTS (3)
Most nominationsAriana Grande (7)
Television/radio coverage
Channel 5

Ariana Grande was nominated for seven awards, followed by Billie Eilish, Lil Nas X and Shawn Mendes, who were each nominated for six.[3] BTS won three awards, becoming the most awarded act of the night, followed by Taylor Swift, Halsey and Eilish, who were each won for two. [4]

In association with the EMAs, an event called MTV Music Week was organised, which run from 31 October to 2 November at different locations throughout the city. Its main concert was held at the Plaza de España on 2 November, headlined by Green Day.[5]


List of musical performances
Artist(s) Song(s)
Pre show[6]
Pabllo Vittar"Flash Pose"
Sofía Reyes
Jhay Cortez
"A Tu Manera (Corbata)"
Main show[6][7][8][9]
Dua Lipa"Don't Start Now"
Mabel"Don't Call Me Up"
Niall Horan"Nice to Meet Ya"
Becky G
"Cómo No"
Green Day"Father of All..."
"Basket Case"
(Filmed at Plaza de España)
Ava Max"Torn"
"Sweet but Psycho"
Rosalía"Pienso en tu mirá"
"Di mi nombre"
NCT 127"Highway to Heaven"
Becky G"24/7"
"Sin Pijama"
Liam Gallagher"Once"

Presenters and Appearances

Winners and nominees

Nominees were released on 1 October 2019.[3] Winners are highlighted in Bold and announced in November.

Best Video

Best Song

Best Artist

Best New

Best Collaboration

Best Group

Best Pop

Best Hip-Hop

Best Rock

Best Alternative

Best Electronic

Best Live

Best Push

Best World Stage

Best Look

Biggest Fans

Rock Icon

Liam Gallagher

Generation Change[10]

  • Alfredo "Danger" Martinez
  • Shiden Tekle
  • Lisa Ranran Hu
  • Kelvin Doe
  • Jamie Margolin

Regional nominees

Winners are highlighted in Bold


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 Polish Act

Best Russian Act

Best Hungarian Act


Best African Act

Asia, Australia & New Zealand

Best Indian Act

Best Japanese Act

Best Korean Act

Best Southeast Asian Act

Best Greater China Act

Best Australian Act

Best New Zealand Act


Best Brazilian Act

Best Latin America North Act

Best Latin America Central Act

Best Latin America South Act

Best Caribbean Act

Best Canadian Act

Best US Act

Most wins and nominations

Most wins

Artist(s) Wins
Taylor Swift 2
Billie Eilish

Most nominations

Artist(s) Nominations
Ariana Grande 7
Billie Eilish 6
Lil Nas X
Shawn Mendes


  1. "MTV's European Music Awards Head To Seville In Spain For 2019 Event". Deadline. March 25, 2019. Retrieved March 25, 2019.
  2. "Becky G to Host 2019 MTV Europe Music Awards". Billboard. 9 October 2019. Retrieved 9 October 2019.
  3. "Ariana Grande Leads 2019 MTV EMA Nominations". Variety. 1 October 2019. Retrieved 1 October 2019.
  4. "MTV EMAs 2019: BTS the big winners in Seville". BBC News. 4 November 2019. Retrieved 4 November 2019.
  5. Jesús Morillo (17 September 2019). "La Plaza de España acogerá el gran concierto internacional de los premios MTV en Sevilla". ABC (in Spanish). Retrieved 17 September 2019.
  6. "Dua Lipa, NCT 127, Sofia Reyes, Pablo Vittar and Jhay Cortez will perform at the MTV EMA". MTV EMA. October 28, 2019. Retrieved October 28, 2019.
  7. "Halsey, Rosalía, Becky G, Akon, Ava Max And Mabel Will Perform at the 2019 EMAs". MTV EMA. October 15, 2019. Retrieved October 15, 2019.
  8. "Green Day will Headline the MTV World Stage in Seville". MTV EMA. October 14, 2019. Retrieved October 14, 2019.
  9. "Global Superstar Niall Horan to Perform New Single at the 2019 MTV EMA". MTV EMA. October 22, 2019. Retrieved October 22, 2019.
  10. "Meet the innovative activists who are being honored with the 2019 mtv ema generation change award". MTV EMA. 29 October 2019. Retrieved 29 October 2019.
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