2018 mtv ema winners: see the full list

Camila Cabello headed into the 2018 MTV EMA as the most nominated artist, with six noms, and she proved to be nearly unstoppable, walking away with four statettes. But the EMA are nothing if not unpredictable — host Hailee Steinfeld summed it up best when she said “anything can happen” — so those shiny trophies could have found a home with any of your fave artists: Ariana Grande and Post Malone had trailed close behind Camila in nominations with five apiece.

The star-studded awards show featured explosive live performances from Nicki MinajHalseyLittle MixPanic! at the DiscoAlessia Cara, and more. Not to mention, Global Icon Award recipient Janet Jackson who hit the stage in Bilbao, Spain for a memorable performance.

We’ve tracked all of the winners, including key categories like Best Song, Best Video, and the especially stacked Best Artist. Keep it locked here as the winners are announced Sunday night (November 4) — and catch the celebration at 7e/4p on MTV Canada.

 

BEST CANADIAN ACT

Alessia Cara
Arcade Fire
Drake
WINNER: Shawn Mendes
The Weeknd

 

BEST ARTIST

Ariana Grande
WINNER: Camila Cabello
Drake
Dua Lipa
Post Malone

 

BEST VIDEO

Ariana Grande — “no tears left to cry”
WINNER: Camila Cabello — “Havana” ft. Young Thug
Childish Gambino – “This Is America”
Lil Dicky — “Freaky Friday” ft. Chris Brown
The Carters — “APES**T”

 

BEST SONG

Ariana Grande — “no tears left to cry”
Bebe Rexha — “Meant To Be” ft. Florida Georgia Line
WINNER: Camila Cabello — “Havana” ft. Young Thug
Drake — “God’s Plan”
Post Malone — “rockstar” ft. 21 Savage

 

BEST POP

Ariana Grande
Camila Cabello
WINNER: Dua Lipa
Hailee Steinfeld
Shawn Mendes

 

BEST NEW

Anne-Marie
Bazzi
WINNER: Cardi B
Hayley Kiyoko
Jessie Reyez

 

BEST LOOK

WINNER: Nicki Minaj
Cardi B
Dua Lipa
Migos
Post Malone

 

BEST HIP HOP

Drake
Eminem
Migos
WINNER: Nicki Minaj
Travis Scott

 

BEST LIVE

Ed Sheeran
Muse
P!nk
WINNER: Shawn Mendes
The Carters

 

BEST ROCK

WINNER: 5 Seconds Of Summer
Foo Fighters
Imagine Dragons
Muse
U2

 

BEST ALTERNATIVE

Fall Out Boy
WINNER: Panic! At The Disco
The 1975
Thirty Seconds To Mars
twenty one pilots

 

BEST ELECTRONIC

Calvin Harris
David Guetta
WINNER: Marshmello
Martin Garrix
The Chainsmokers

 

BIGGEST FANS

WINNER: BTS
Camila Cabello
Selena Gomez
Shawn Mendes
Taylor Swift

 

BEST WORLD STAGE

Clean Bandit — MTV Crashes Plymouth, UK 2017
Charli XCX — MTV Crashes Plymouth, UK 2017
David Guetta — Trafalgar Square, UK 2017
Jason Derulo — Isle of MTV Malta 2018
Post Malone — Wireless Festival, UK 2018
Migos — Wireless Festival, UK 2018
J Cole — Wireless Festival, UK 2018
Nick Jonas — MTV Spotlight @ Hyperplay, Singapore 2018
WINNER: Alessia Cara — MTV Spotlight @ Hyperplay, Singapore 2018

 

BEST PUSH

PRETTYMUCH (October 2017)
Why Don’t We (November 2017 )
WINNER: Grace VanderWaal (December 2017)
Bishop Briggs (January 2018)
Superorganism (February 2018)
Jessie Reyez (March 2018)
Hayley Kiyoko (April 2018)
Lil Xan (May 2018)
Sigrid (June 2018)
Chloe x Halle (July 2018)
Bazzi (August 2018)Jorja Smith (September 2018)

 

BEST U.S. ACT (BEST LOCAL ACT)

Ariana Grande
WINNER: Camila Cabello
Cardi B
Imagine Dragons
Post Malone