BTS was, indeed, the enormous victor at the current year’s MTV European Music Awards (EMAs), returning home with prizes for best tune and best gathering.
The Korean band won four honors altogether, including best virtual live and greatest fans. The uber bunch was as of late included in a Variety main story, where Jin (Kim Seok-jin) said of the BTS ARMY — short for Adorable Representative MC for Youth — “it is because ARMY exists that we exist.”
BTS defeated 5 Seconds of Summer, Blackpink, Chloe x Halle, CNCO and Little Mix for best gathering praises. The band’s first English-language track, “Dynamite,” won the best tune prize over DaBaby’s “Rockstar (ft Roddy Ricch),” Dua Lipa’s “Don’t Start Now,” Lady Gaga and Ariana Grande’s “Rain on Me,” Roddy Ricch’s “The Box” and The Weeknd’s “Blinding Lights.”
Because of the continuous Covid emergency over the mainland, the current year’s EMAs highlighted recorded exhibitions from different areas around Europe, as opposed to a field in a host city. ViacomCBS supervisor Bob Bakish ordinarily goes to the EMAs and the organization holds a smaller than expected exhibit of forthcoming substance and gives significant corporate updates.
A year ago’s honors occurred in Sevilla, Spain, where BTS won the most honors among any craftsman, getting best gathering, best live and greatest fans classes.
This year, Lady Gaga was casted a ballot best craftsman, while DJ Khaled won best video for the tune “Popstar,” including Drake and Justin Bieber. Karol G won the new best Latin classification just as best cooperation for “Tusa,” including Nicki Minaj.
Somewhere else, first-time EMA victor Yungblud brought home the best push prize, while British gathering Little Mix won best pop.
Little Mix likewise facilitated the service, notwithstanding conveying an exhibition of “Sweet Melody” shot out of London that joined expanded reality and a flexible performer.
Cardi B acquired a best hip-bounce grant, while Coldplay won best stone and Hayley Williams caught the honor for best other option.
There was a political adapted to various exhibitions, given the honors occurred only a day after Joe Biden was announced president-elect of the U.S., overturning a four-year Donald Trump system.
Throughout the show, Alicia Keys played out her track “Love Looks Better” while Sam Smith sang a front of “Diamonds.” “Don’t f— with the queer kids,” Smith pronounced toward the end. Also, DaBaby opened his mixture with a message that shed light on police fierceness and racial equity.
Lewis Hamilton introduced the “Video for Good” award to H.E.R. for “I Can’t Breathe,” in the wake of conveying a significant discourse that shone a light on how music is as yet a binding together power that offers expectation, solidarity and solace during a very testing year.
Multiplatinum-selling rapper and vocalist Doja Cat, who brought home the current year’s best new honor, opened the show by slithering out of a TV onto a phase of daisies and grass to convey a shockingly hard-shaking execution of her hit “Say as much.”
Best push honoree Yungblud performed “Strawberry Lipstick” from London’s noteworthy Roundhouse. The British artist, lyricist and multi-instrumentalist flew around the setting prior to rejoining with his band in a monster red spikey inflatable.
David Guetta, who brought home the honor for best electronic, likewise played out “Let’s Love” live unexpectedly with Raye while inundated in a cascade of lights in the pool of Hungary’s Széchenyi Bath.
DJ Khaled, who returned home with best video for his “Popstar,” presented two exhibitions that were shot in Miami. In the interim, best Latin and best cooperation honoree Karol G gave fans a gander at the city’s mechanical side with a presentation of “Bichota,” complete with stunt motorcyclists and vintage 1960s-style exemplary vehicles.
Worldwide Latin craftsman Maluma gave his first EMA execution with a variety of hits that finished with a beautiful overhang scene sitting above the city.
The show likewise incorporated a recognition montage committed to shake legend Eddie Van Halen — who passed on a month ago after a long fight with malignant growth — including commitments from Tom Morello, St. Vincent and Taylor Hawkins.
The entertainment pageant additionally distributed the third version of its Generation Change Award, which this year respected five ladies battling for racial and social equity over the world. Champs incorporate Kiki Mordi, an analytical writer battling to end SARS in Nigeria; Temi Mwale, a racial equity campaigner in the U.K.; Catherhea Potjanaporn, a representation picture taker in Malaysia; Luiza Brasil, a style columnist in Brazil; and Raquel Willis, a Black transsexual lobbyist in the U.S.
Every honoree was granted a unique custom prize made by Azarra Amoy, a British female craftsman known for her work in the Black Lives Matter development in London.
The ViacomCBS-claimed network additionally commended all neighborhood EMEA champs from various nations around the globe unexpectedly with a MTV International Facebook function pre-show.
MTV has uncovered that following year’s honors are set to happen in Hungary.