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In Pictures: Taylor Swift, Justin Bieber, One Direction on top at MTV EMAs in Frankfurt

Published 12/11/2012 | 09:20

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FRANKFURT AM MAIN, GERMANY - NOVEMBER 11: Singer Rita Ora poses backstage in the photo room the MTV EMA's 2012 at Festhalle Frankfurt on November 11, 2012 in Frankfurt am Main, Germany. (Photo by Tim Whitby/Getty Images for MTV)
Heidi Klum arriving for the 2012 MTV Europe Music Awards at the Festhalle Frankfurt, Germany
Rita Ora in the press room at the 2012 MTV Europe Music Awards at the Festhalle Frankfurt, Germany
Sophie Kasaei arriving for the 2012 MTV Europe Music Awards at the Festhalle Frankfurt, Germany
Holly Hagan arriving for the 2012 MTV Europe Music Awards at the Festhalle Frankfurt, Germany
John and Edward Grimes of Jedward arriving for the 2012 MTV Europe Music Awards at the Festhalle Frankfurt, Germany
Heidi Klum arriving for the 2012 MTV Europe Music Awards at the Festhalle Frankfurt, Germany
British singer Rita Ora performs during the 2012 MTV European Music Awards show at the Festhalle in Frankfurt, central Germany, Sunday, Nov. 11, 2012. (AP Photo/Michael Probst)
FRANKFURT AM MAIN, GERMANY - NOVEMBER 11: Holly Hagan, Vicky Pattison, Ricci Guarnaccio, Charlotte-Letitia Crosby, Gaz Beadle, James Tindale, Scott Timlin and Sophie Kasaei of Geordie Shore attend the MTV EMA's 2012 at Festhalle Frankfurt on November 11, 2012 in Frankfurt am Main, Germany. (Photo by Tim Whitby/Getty Images for MTV)
FRANKFURT AM MAIN, GERMANY - NOVEMBER 11: Model Anne Vyalitsyna aka Anne V, actor Brett Davern and model Isabeli Fontana present the award for Best Live at the MTV EMA's 2012 at Festhalle Frankfurt on November 11, 2012 in Frankfurt am Main, Germany. (Photo by Ian Gavan/Getty Images for MTV)
FRANKFURT AM MAIN, GERMANY - NOVEMBER 11: Presenter Heidi Klum onstage at the MTV EMA's 2012 at Festhalle Frankfurt on November 11, 2012 in Frankfurt am Main, Germany. (Photo by Andreas Rentz/Getty Images for MTV)
FRANKFURT AM MAIN, GERMANY - NOVEMBER 11: (L to R) Model Anne Vyalitsyna aka Anne V, actor Brett Davern and model Isabeli Fontana present the award for Best Live at the MTV EMA's 2012 at Festhalle Frankfurt on November 11, 2012 in Frankfurt am Main, Germany. (Photo by Andreas Rentz/Getty Images for MTV)
FRANKFURT AM MAIN, GERMANY - NOVEMBER 11: A general view the MTV EMA's 2012 at Festhalle Frankfurt on November 11, 2012 in Frankfurt am Main, Germany. (Photo by Ian Gavan/Getty Images for MTV)
FRANKFURT AM MAIN, GERMANY - NOVEMBER 11: A performer performs onstage at the MTV EMA's 2012 at Festhalle Frankfurt on November 11, 2012 in Frankfurt am Main, Germany. (Photo by Ian Gavan/Getty Images for MTV)
FRANKFURT AM MAIN, GERMANY - NOVEMBER 11: Carly Rae Jepsen onstage at the MTV EMA's 2012 at Festhalle Frankfurt on November 11, 2012 in Frankfurt am Main, Germany. (Photo by Ian Gavan/Getty Images for MTV)
FRANKFURT AM MAIN, GERMANY - NOVEMBER 11: Gwen Stefani of No Doubt performs live onstage at the MTV EMA's 2012 at Festhalle Frankfurt on November 11, 2012 in Frankfurt am Main, Germany. (Photo by Ian Gavan/Getty Images for MTV)
FRANKFURT AM MAIN, GERMANY - NOVEMBER 11: Taylor Swift onstage at the MTV EMA's 2012 at Festhalle Frankfurt on November 11, 2012 in Frankfurt am Main, Germany. (Photo by Ian Gavan/Getty Images for MTV)
FRANKFURT AM MAIN, GERMANY - NOVEMBER 11: Taylor Swift performs onstage during the MTV EMA's 2012 at Festhalle Frankfurt on November 11, 2012 in Frankfurt am Main, Germany. (Photo by Ian Gavan/Getty Images for MTV)
FRANKFURT AM MAIN, GERMANY - NOVEMBER 11: Kim Kardashian presents the award for Best Song onstage at the MTV EMA's 2012 at Festhalle Frankfurt on November 11, 2012 in Frankfurt am Main, Germany. (Photo by Andreas Rentz/Getty Images for MTV)
FRANKFURT AM MAIN, GERMANY - NOVEMBER 11: Carly Rae Jepsen accepts the Best Song award for 'Call me, maybe' onstage during the MTV EMA's 2012 at Festhalle Frankfurt on November 11, 2012 in Frankfurt am Main, Germany. (Photo by Andreas Rentz/Getty Images for MTV)
FRANKFURT AM MAIN, GERMANY - NOVEMBER 11: Carly Rae Jepsen accepts the Best Song award for 'Call me, maybe' onstage during the MTV EMA's 2012 at Festhalle Frankfurt on November 11, 2012 in Frankfurt am Main, Germany. (Photo by Andreas Rentz/Getty Images for MTV)
FRANKFURT AM MAIN, GERMANY - NOVEMBER 11: Psy collects the award for Best Video onstage at the MTV EMA's 2012 at Festhalle Frankfurt on November 11, 2012 in Frankfurt am Main, Germany. (Photo by Ian Gavan/Getty Images for MTV)
FRANKFURT AM MAIN, GERMANY - NOVEMBER 11: Gwen Stefani of No Doubt performs live onstage at the MTV EMA's 2012 at Festhalle Frankfurt on November 11, 2012 in Frankfurt am Main, Germany. (Photo by Andreas Rentz/Getty Images for MTV)
FRANKFURT AM MAIN, GERMANY - NOVEMBER 11: Presenter Heidi Klum appears above the stage during the MTV EMA's 2012 at Festhalle Frankfurt on November 11, 2012 in Frankfurt am Main, Germany. (Photo by Ian Gavan/Getty Images for MTV)
FRANKFURT AM MAIN, GERMANY - NOVEMBER 11: Alicia Keys performs onstage at the MTV EMA's 2012 at Festhalle Frankfurt on November 11, 2012 in Frankfurt am Main, Germany. (Photo by Ian Gavan/Getty Images for MTV)
FRANKFURT AM MAIN, GERMANY - NOVEMBER 11: Kim Kardashian presents the award for Best Song onstage at the MTV EMA's 2012 at Festhalle Frankfurt on November 11, 2012 in Frankfurt am Main, Germany. (Photo by Andreas Rentz/Getty Images for MTV)
FRANKFURT AM MAIN, GERMANY - NOVEMBER 11: Psy performs 'Gangnam Style' onstage at the MTV EMA's 2012 at Festhalle Frankfurt on November 11, 2012 in Frankfurt am Main, Germany. (Photo by Andreas Rentz/Getty Images for MTV)
FRANKFURT AM MAIN, GERMANY - NOVEMBER 11: Carly Rae Jepsen poses with her awards for the Best Song, 'Call me, maybe' and Best Push backstage in the photo room the MTV EMA's 2012 at Festhalle Frankfurt on November 11, 2012 in Frankfurt am Main, Germany. (Photo by Tim Whitby/Getty Images for MTV)
FRANKFURT AM MAIN, GERMANY - NOVEMBER 11: German singer Tim Bendzko poses backstage in the photo room the MTV EMA's 2012 at Festhalle Frankfurt on November 11, 2012 in Frankfurt am Main, Germany. (Photo by Tim Whitby/Getty Images for MTV)
FRANKFURT AM MAIN, GERMANY - NOVEMBER 11: Psy poses backstage in the photo room with his award for Best Video at the MTV EMA's 2012 at Festhalle Frankfurt on November 11, 2012 in Frankfurt am Main, Germany. (Photo by Tim Whitby/Getty Images for MTV)
FRANKFURT AM MAIN, GERMANY - NOVEMBER 11: Singer Alicia Keys accepts the Global Icon award on behalf of the late Whitney Houston onstage during the MTV EMA's 2012 at Festhalle Frankfurt on November 11, 2012 in Frankfurt am Main, Germany. (Photo by Andreas Rentz/Getty Images for MTV)
FRANKFURT AM MAIN, GERMANY - NOVEMBER 11: Psy performs 'Gangnam Style' onstage at the MTV EMA's 2012 at Festhalle Frankfurt on November 11, 2012 in Frankfurt am Main, Germany. (Photo by Andreas Rentz/Getty Images for MTV)
FRANKFURT AM MAIN, GERMANY - NOVEMBER 11: Taylor Swift performs onstage during the MTV EMA's 2012 at Festhalle Frankfurt on November 11, 2012 in Frankfurt am Main, Germany. (Photo by Andreas Rentz/Getty Images for MTV)
FRANKFURT AM MAIN, GERMANY - NOVEMBER 11: Gwen Stefani of No Doubt performs live onstage at the MTV EMA's 2012 at Festhalle Frankfurt on November 11, 2012 in Frankfurt am Main, Germany. (Photo by Ian Gavan/Getty Images for MTV)
FRANKFURT AM MAIN, GERMANY - NOVEMBER 11: Ludacris at the MTV EMA's 2012 at Festhalle Frankfurt on November 11, 2012 in Frankfurt am Main, Germany. (Photo by Ian Gavan/Getty Images for MTV)
FRANKFURT AM MAIN, GERMANY - NOVEMBER 11: Anne V (Anne Vyalitsyna) attends the MTV EMA's 2012 at Festhalle Frankfurt on November 11, 2012 in Frankfurt am Main, Germany. (Photo by Ian Gavan/Getty Images for MTV)
FRANKFURT AM MAIN, GERMANY - NOVEMBER 11: Rita Ora performs onstage at the MTV EMA's 2012 at Festhalle Frankfurt on November 11, 2012 in Frankfurt am Main, Germany. (Photo by Ian Gavan/Getty Images for MTV)
FRANKFURT AM MAIN, GERMANY - NOVEMBER 11: Rita Ora performs onstage at the MTV EMA's 2012 at Festhalle Frankfurt on November 11, 2012 in Frankfurt am Main, Germany. (Photo by Ian Gavan/Getty Images for MTV)
FRANKFURT AM MAIN, GERMANY - NOVEMBER 11: Singer Alicia Keys performs onstage at the MTV EMA's 2012 at Festhalle Frankfurt on November 11, 2012 in Frankfurt am Main, Germany. (Photo by Ian Gavan/Getty Images for MTV)
FRANKFURT AM MAIN, GERMANY - NOVEMBER 11: Presenter Heidi Klum onstage during the MTV EMA's 2012 at Festhalle Frankfurt on November 11, 2012 in Frankfurt am Main, Germany. (Photo by Ian Gavan/Getty Images for MTV)
FRANKFURT AM MAIN, GERMANY - NOVEMBER 11: Singer Alicia Keys performs onstage at the MTV EMA's 2012 at Festhalle Frankfurt on November 11, 2012 in Frankfurt am Main, Germany. (Photo by Andreas Rentz/Getty Images for MTV)
FRANKFURT AM MAIN, GERMANY - NOVEMBER 11: Rita Ora performs onstage at the MTV EMA's 2012 at Festhalle Frankfurt on November 11, 2012 in Frankfurt am Main, Germany. (Photo by Andreas Rentz/Getty Images for MTV)
FRANKFURT AM MAIN, GERMANY - NOVEMBER 11: Presenter Heidi Klum onstage during the MTV EMA's 2012 at Festhalle Frankfurt on November 11, 2012 in Frankfurt am Main, Germany. (Photo by Andreas Rentz/Getty Images for MTV)
FRANKFURT AM MAIN, GERMANY - NOVEMBER 11: (EXCLUSIVE COVERAGE) Ludacris attends the MTV EMA's 2012 at Festhalle Frankfurt on November 11, 2012 in Frankfurt am Main, Germany. (Photo by Ian Gavan/Getty Images for MTV)
FRANKFURT AM MAIN, GERMANY - NOVEMBER 11: Kim Kardashianattends the MTV EMA's 2012 at Festhalle Frankfurt on November 11, 2012 in Frankfurt am Main, Germany. (Photo by Ian Gavan/Getty Images for MTV)
FRANKFURT AM MAIN, GERMANY - NOVEMBER 11: Isabeli Fontana attends the MTV EMA's 2012 at Festhalle Frankfurt on November 11, 2012 in Frankfurt am Main, Germany. (Photo by Ian Gavan/Getty Images for MTV)
FRANKFURT AM MAIN, GERMANY - NOVEMBER 11: Anne V (Anne Vyalitsyna) attends the MTV EMA's 2012 at Festhalle Frankfurt on November 11, 2012 in Frankfurt am Main, Germany. (Photo by Tim Whitby/Getty Images for MTV)
FRANKFURT AM MAIN, GERMANY - NOVEMBER 11: Taylor Swift performs onstage during the MTV EMA's 2012 at Festhalle Frankfurt on November 11, 2012 in Frankfurt am Main, Germany. (Photo by Andreas Rentz/Getty Images for MTV)
FRANKFURT AM MAIN, GERMANY - NOVEMBER 11: Taylor Swift performs onstage during the MTV EMA's 2012 at Festhalle Frankfurt on November 11, 2012 in Frankfurt am Main, Germany. (Photo by Andreas Rentz/Getty Images for MTV)
FRANKFURT AM MAIN, GERMANY - NOVEMBER 11: Swedish singer Loreen poses backstage in the photo room the MTV EMA's 2012 at Festhalle Frankfurt on November 11, 2012 in Frankfurt am Main, Germany. (Photo by Tim Whitby/Getty Images for MTV)
FRANKFURT AM MAIN, GERMANY - NOVEMBER 11: Gwen Stefani of No Doubt performs live onstage at the MTV EMA's 2012 at Festhalle Frankfurt on November 11, 2012 in Frankfurt am Main, Germany. (Photo by Andreas Rentz/Getty Images for MTV)
FRANKFURT AM MAIN, GERMANY - NOVEMBER 11: Presenter Heidi Klum and David Hasselhoff onstage at the MTV EMA's 2012 at Festhalle Frankfurt on November 11, 2012 in Frankfurt am Main, Germany. (Photo by Andreas Rentz/Getty Images for MTV)
FRANKFURT AM MAIN, GERMANY - NOVEMBER 11: Andrew Dost, Jack Antonoff and Nate Ruess of Fun performs onstage during the MTV EMA's 2012 at Festhalle Frankfurt on November 11, 2012 in Frankfurt am Main, Germany. (Photo by Andreas Rentz/Getty Images for MTV)
FRANKFURT AM MAIN, GERMANY - NOVEMBER 11: Psy performs 'Gangnam Style' onstage at the MTV EMA's 2012 at Festhalle Frankfurt on November 11, 2012 in Frankfurt am Main, Germany. (Photo by Ian Gavan/Getty Images for MTV)
FRANKFURT AM MAIN, GERMANY - NOVEMBER 11: Presenter Heidi Klum onstage during the MTV EMA's 2012 at Festhalle Frankfurt on November 11, 2012 in Frankfurt am Main, Germany. (Photo by Andreas Rentz/Getty Images for MTV)

Taylor Swift and Justin Bieber led the pack at the MTV European Music Awards on Sunday.

The pair scored three awards each at the ceremony in Frankfurt, Germany.

Country music darling Taylor won Best Female Act, Best Live Act and new category Best Look.

Justin took home Best Male Act, Best Pop Act and Best World Stage performer.

One Direction won for Best New Act and Biggest Fan Following.

Carly Rae Jepsen was also a big winner, taking home the Best Push award and Best Song for her hit single Call Me Maybe.

Other awards went to Nicki Minaj (Best Hip-Hop Act); Linkin Park (Best Rock Act); David Guetta (Best Electronic Act); Lana Del Rey (Best Alternative Act); Psy (Best Video, Gangnam Style); and Han Geng (Best Worldwide Act).

Whitney Houston was honoured with the Global Icon award posthumously.

Performers of the night included Rita Ora, who took the stage with R.I.O.; fun. with We Are Young; Alicia Keys with Girl on Fire; Pitbull with Don't Stop the Party; The Killers with Runaways; Muse with Madness; and No Doubt with Looking Hot.

Taylor closed the show with a rendition of her hit single We Are Never Ever Getting Back Together.

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