How to watch the MTV EMAs (Europe Music Awards) from anywhere in the world

How to watch the MTV EMAs, see who walks home a winner, catch the performances and check out the epic fashion

 In this screengrab released on November 08, Rita Ora presenting the Best Electronic award at the MTV EMA's 2020 on November 01, 2020 in London, England. The MTV EMA's aired on November 08, 2020
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Let the countdown begin! If you're wondering how to watch the MTV EMAs (Europe Music Awards), we'll make sure you're ready to catch up with the best musicians in the world. 

On Sunday, November 14, 2021, Saweetie will take on hosting duties from Budapest, Hungary, to celebrate the tracks that got us through 2021 (i.e. lots of Olivia Rodrigo and Doja Cat). All genres are being honored, and plenty of your go-to artists are performing.

"The EMAs celebrate the universal language of music for the whole world to see and I can't wait to get out there and perform because I've got some surprises of my own," Saweetie said in an MTV press release.

It's going to be a big night, and you won't want to miss it!



How to watch the MTV EMAs in 2021 from anywhere in the world

The adventure kicks off on Sunday, November 14, 2021, from 9pn to 11 pm CET (that's 3–5pm ET, noon–2pm PT and 8–10pm GMT). The show will be broadcast globally across MTV networks.

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Who's performing at the MTV EMAs?

The roster is lengthy, and fans will be treated to a wide array of performers in various genres. Here's who's taking the stage in 2021: 

  • Ed Sheeran 
  • Imagine Dragons
  • YUNGBLUD
  • Griff
  • girl in red
  • Maluma
  • Kim Petras
  • Måneskin
  • World Stage's OneRepublic

MTV EMA nominees: Who's up for an award?

Who will walk home victorious this year? Have a look at the nominees below and start making your predictions. At the time of publication, voting for the EMAs has closed.

Best Artist
Doja Cat
Ed Sheeran
Justin Bieber
Lady Gaga
Lil Nas X
The Weeknd

Best Pop
BTS
Doja Cat
Dua Lipa
Ed Sheeran
Justin Bieber
Olivia Rodrigo

Best Song
Doja Cat ft. SZA "Kiss Me More"
Ed Sheeran "Bad Habits"
Justin Bieber "Peaches" ft. Daniel Caesar, Giveon
Lil Nas X "MONTERO (Call Me By Your Name)"
Olivia Rodrigo "Drivers License"
The Kid LAROI, Justin Bieber "STAY"

Best Video
Doja Cat ft. SZA "Kiss Me More"
Ed Sheeran "Bad Habits"
Justin Bieber "Peaches" ft. Daniel Caesar, Giveon
Lil Nas X "MONTERO (Call Me By Your Name)"
Normani ft. Cardi "Wild Side"
Taylor Swift "willow"

Best Collaboration
Black Eyed Peas, Shakira "GIRL LIKE ME"
Bruno Mars, Anderson .Paak, Silk Sonic "Leave the Door Open"
Doja Cat ft. SZA "Kiss Me More"
Lil Nas X, Jack Harlow "INDUSTRY BABY"
The Kid LAROI, Justin Bieber "STAY"
The Weeknd & Ariana Grande "Save Your Tears (Remix)"

Best New
Giveon
Griff
Olivia Rodrigo
Rauw Alejandro
Saweetie
The Kid LAROI

Best Electronic
Calvin Harris
David Guetta
Joel Corry
Marshmello
Skrillex
Swedish House Mafia

Best Rock
Coldplay
Foo Fighters
Imagine Dragons
Kings Of Leon
Måneskin
The Killers
 
Best Alternative
Halsey
Lorde
Machine Gun Kelly
Twenty One Pilots
WILLOW
YUNGBLUD

Best Latin
Bad Bunny
J. Balvin
Maluma
Rauw Alejandro
Rosalía
Shakira

Best Hip Hop
Cardi B
DJ Khaled
Drake
Kanye West
Megan Thee Stallion
Nicki Minaj

Best K-Pop
BTS
LISA
Monsta X
NCT 127
ROSÉ
TWICE

Best Group
BTS
Imagine Dragons
Jonas Brothers
Little Mix
Måneskin
Silk Sonic

Best Push
24KGoldn
Fousheé
girl in red
Griff
JC Stewart
JXDN
Latto
Madison Beer
Olivia Rodrigo
Remi Wolf
SAINt JHN
The Kid LAROI

Biggest Fans
Ariana Grande
BLACKPINK
BTS
Justin Bieber
Lady Gaga
Taylor Swift

Video for Good
Billie Eilish "Your Power"
Demi Lovato "Dancing With The Devil"
girl in red "Serotonin"
H.E.R. "Fight For You"
Harry Styles "Treat People With Kindness"

Danielle Valente
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