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2011 MTV Europe Music Awards
Date6 November 2011 (9:00 PM CET)
Location Odyssey Arena, Belfast, Northern Ireland
Hosted by Selena Gomez
Most awards Lady Gaga (4)
Most nominations Lady Gaga (7)
Television/radio coverage
Network MTV Networks International (Europe)
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The 2011 MTV EMAs (also known as the MTV Europe Music Awards) were held in Northern Ireland's capital Belfast, on Sunday, 6 November 2011, at the Odyssey Arena in the Titanic Quarter area of the city and was hosted by Selena Gomez. Additional live venues for the awards show include Ulster Hall and Belfast City Hall.

On 19 September 2011, MTV Networks International announced the 2011 nominees. The main categories were dominated by Lady Gaga with seven nominations, Katy Perry and Bruno Mars with five and Britney Spears, Thirty Seconds to Mars and Adele with three apiece. Lady Gaga was the biggest winner of the night, taking home 4 awards. [1] [2] [3] Other winners include Thirty Seconds to Mars, Bruno Mars and Justin Bieber with two apiece.

During the show Selena Gomez said that MTV received 154 million votes from people around the globe. [4] Queen received the Global Icon Award from Katy Perry, and the band closed the awards ceremony, with Adam Lambert on vocals, performing " The Show Must Go On", " We Will Rock You" and " We Are the Champions". [5]


Winners are in bold text.

Best Song Best Video

Lady Gaga — " Born This Way"

Lady Gaga — " Born This Way"

Best Female Best Male

Lady Gaga

Justin Bieber

Best New Act Best Pop

Bruno Mars

Justin Bieber

Best Rock Best Alternative

Linkin Park

Thirty Seconds to Mars

Best Hip-Hop Best Live Act


Katy Perry

Best World Stage Performance Best Push Act

Thirty Seconds to Mars

Bruno Mars

Biggest Fans Best Worldwide Act

Lady Gaga

Big Bang

Voices Award
Justin Bieber
Global Icon

Regional nominations

Winners are in bold text.

Best Adria Act Best Belgian Act

Dubioza Kolektiv

Best Czech & Slovak Act Best Danish Act

Charlie Straight


Best Dutch Act Best Finnish Act

Ben Saunders

Lauri Ylönen

Best French Act Best German Act

La Fouine


Best Greek Act Best Hungarian Act

Mark F. Angelo featuring Shaya

Compact Disco

Best Israeli Act Best Italian Act

The Young Professionals


Best Norwegian Act Best Polish Act

Eva & The Heartmaker

Ewa Farna

Best Portuguese Act Best Romanian Act


Alexandra Stan

Best Russian Act Best Spanish Act


Russian Red

Best Swedish Act Best Swiss Act

Swedish House Mafia


  • Adrian Stern
  • Baschi
  • Myron
  • TinkaBelle
Best Turkish Act Best Ukrainian Act

Atiye Deniz


Best UK & Ireland Act


Worldwide Act nominations

Winners are in bold text.

Best Africa, Middle East and India Act Best Asia and Pacific Act

Abd El Fattah Grini

Big Bang

Best European Act Best Latin American Act



Best North American Act

Britney Spears


Pre show

Main show

Digital show


See also


  1. ^ "Lady Gaga wins four prizes at MTV Europe awards". Guardian. 7 November 2011. Archived from the original on 13 November 2013. Retrieved 7 November 2011.
  2. ^ "Lady Gaga dominates MTV Europe Music Awards in Belfast". BBC News. 7 November 2011. Archived from the original on 6 November 2011. Retrieved 7 November 2011.
  3. ^ "MTV Europe Music Awards 2011: as it happened". Daily Telegraph. 7 November 2011. Archived from the original on 30 December 2013. Retrieved 7 November 2011.
  4. ^ "SELENA GOMEZ LINK 3 (SAY CHEESE + SNOW DROP)". MTV Europe Music Awards. 2011. Archived from the original on 10 November 2011. Retrieved 12 November 2011.
  5. ^ Katy and Adam Honour Queen Archived 12 September 2012 at the Wayback Machine MTV. Retrieved 19 April 2011

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