The American Taylor Swift has become the great winner of the last edition of the MTV Europe Music Award (EMA) by achieving four awards, among which the Best Artist stands out, at a gala that was held this Sunday from the PSD Bank Dome in Düsseldorf, in Germany.
Specifically, the singer has won the awards in the category of Best Artist, Best Pop Artist, Best Video and Best Long Video, for the song “All Too Well”.
Against all odds, Taylor has appeared by surprise at the ceremony to collect the awards and to thank her followers for the support that has led her to be crowned at the EMAs against other artists with whom she shared categories, such as Adele, Beyoncé, Harry Styles or rosaliawho has left empty despite having five nominations.
It has drawn attention that none of the main nominees have confirmed their attendance. Apart from Swift, among them were the phenomenon harry styles (applicant in seven categories, of which finally only the Best Direct and Best British Artist materialized) or the American nicki minaj (who has taken two out of five, Best Song for “Super Freaky Girl” and Best Hip Hop Artist).
The distinction of Best Latin Artist has fallen to annitawhile David Guetta won Best Electronic, who also won the Best Collaboration award for his duet with Bebe Rexha on “I’m good (blue)”.
The Best K-Pop has been for Lisa; the best rock is from Muse; in Best Alternative the band has won Gorillaz; and in Best R&B, Chlöe. For its part, the South Korean group Seventeen has achieved Best New and Best Thrust, but BTS has shone in Biggest Fans.
Bad Gyal prevails over Rosalía
The Catalan artist Bad Gyal has won the MTV Europe Music Award (EMA) for Best Spanish Artist, a popular vote award in which Rosalía has won, among other important nominees.
Specifically, Bad Gyal has been the winner in a strong list of applicants completed by the aforementioned author of “Motomami”, by Fito & Fitipaldis, by Quevedo (co-interpreter of the hit “Quédate”, which recently reached world number 1 on Spotify) and by Dani Fernández, who has just received the Ondas award for musical phenomenon of the year and the Los40 award for Best Artist.
real name Alba Farelo (Vilassar del Mar, Barcelona, 1997), this performer and composer abandoned her job as a baker and her Fashion Design studies to start a musical career as Bad Gyal (which means “bad girl” in Caribbean slang).
turned into one of the ambassadors of the “dancehall” style in Spainwhich mixes trap and reggaeton, thus went from being “the rare one” who listened to music without much prestige in Spain to put herself at the center of the hurricane from 2016 with songs like “Pai”, a Catalan version of “Work” of Rihanna and Drake.
His popularity began to grow thanks to albums like “Slow wine” (2016) and, above all, “Worldwide Angel” (2018). With hits like “Flow 2000”, “Alocao”, “Zorra” and “Blin Blin”, Bad Gyal has made a personal trademark of using provocative lyrics to turn the machismo and misogyny present in urban music around and turn sex in a form of female empowerment.
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Taylor Swift triumphs at the MTV EMAs with four awards