Taylor Swift And K-Pop Stars Take Over The MTV EMA 2022

The stars aligned for music’s biggest stars

Swifties, K-pop stans, and various fandoms around the globe celebrated as the MTV European Music Awards (EMA) 2022 shone the spotlight on the talented and deserving artists in the music industry.

MTV EMA 2022 Best Artist Winner Taylor Swift

Taylor, the queen of the night, profusely thanks her fans for giving her song 'All Too Well' a brand-new life. (Photo from: @taylorswift).

The 2022 MTV EMA happened on 13 November in Dusseldorf, Germany and was hosted by Rita Ora and Taika Waititi. The award ceremony introduced two new categories this year — “Best Long-form Video” (won by Taylor Swift) and “Best Metaverse Performance” (won by BLACKPINK).

MTV EMA 2022: nominations and winners

It was a night to remember as Taylor Swift won four out of her six nominations, namely, “Best Artist,” “Best Pop,” “Best Video” and “Best Longform Video.” The latter two were the fruit of the artist’s well-received “All Too Well” (10 Minute Version) (Taylor’s Version). During her speech, she mentioned that her fans “willed” the video to happen and saw that it had a life beyond the first time the song came out 10 years ago.

Harry Styles also garnered multiple nominations for different categories such as “Best Artist,” “Best Song” and “Best Video”. He won awards for “Best Live” and “Best U.K. and Ireland Act.”

David Guetta and Bebe Rexha won “Best Collaboration” with their song, “I’m Good (Blue)”.

Over on the K-pop side, BLACKPINK’s Lisa won “Best K-Pop” and the girl group also won “Best Metaverse Performance” for “BLACKPINK The Virtual | PUBG”. BTS and ARMY, of course, won “Biggest Fans.” SEVENTEEN won two awards — “Best New Artist” and “Best Push”.

MTV EMA 2022 Red Carpet looks

Aside from the powerful performances at the ceremony, music artists such as Ava Max, Bebe Rexha, and Taylor Swift also stole the show with their stunning red carpet looks.

(Cover photos from: @taylorswift@BLACKPINK)

Speaking of award shows, let’s take a trip down memory lane when Taylor Swift rocked the red carpet at the VMAs.

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