The 2020 MTV Europe Music Awards (EMAs) had a truly global feel, with the show having been filmed across multiple locations around world due to the coronavirus pandemic.
Much of the event took place here in the UK, with performances from Sam Smith, Zara Larsson, and Little Mix, who in addition to performing their their new single “Sweet Melody” (the group’s second ever EMA performance) also hosted the show. Unfortunately, the girl group had to take on their hosting duties as a trio instead of a quartet, with Jesy Nelson unable to attend due to illness.
Alicia Keys‘ and Doja Kat’s performances were filmed in Los Angeles, Maluma performed from Miami, whilst david guetta went all out with a set performed on a stage built in the pool of the Széchenyi Bath in Hungary.
As for the awards themselves, Lada Gaga, who lead the charge with seven nominations, walked away with Best Artist, H.E.R. won best Video For Good, and BTS won for Best Group. Keep reading to see all the photos of the winners – as well as the various hosts and performances from around the world – from the 2020 MTV EMAs ahead!