The best video, claimed by USA rapper Kendrick Lamar, was one of the few awards to be chosen by the MTV team.
The Canadian star won awards for best artist and biggest fans and he also performed There's Nothing Holdin' Me Back, which was named best song.
Grime star Stormzy brought the hometown vibes, arriving in a police auto and performing "Big for Your Boots".
No NFL players protest before games on Veterans Day weekend
The conservative watchdog group 2ndVote also asked fans to "stiff-arm the National Football League ". Instead of showing players protesting, the station took their cameras off the field to a battleship.
Kendrick Lamar won best video for "Humble", a lavish clip laced with religious and art-history imagery. "Congratulations to all the winners and thank you to the unbelievable crowd!"
During the show, Dua Lipa was honoured with the Best New Artist award and although she couldn't be at the event, she took to Twitter to share her excitement. There was no equivalent of Kanye West crashing the stage after losing in 2006 or Miley Cyrus smoking a joint in Amsterdam in 2013.
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The District Collector said a case of culpable homicide not amounting to murder was booked against the company operating the boat. The Andhra Pradesh Tourism Department has given permission for private agencies to operate boats to Bhavani Island regularly.
U2 performed in London's Trafalgar Square the night before the MTV awards, along with DJ Guetta, to a crowd of 7,000 who won free tickets in a ballot.
"Their songs are prayers, their concerts a church", he said.
The Irish band dedicated the award to label boss Chris Blackwell of Island records, who signed them nearly 40 years ago. Mendes had been expected to fare well, going into the EMAs with five nominations, and was a triple victor, taking the "biggest fans" accolade in addition to best song and artist.
Venus and Jupiter will converge on the morning of 13 November
Jupiter and Venus will be in the constellation Virgo, roughly southeast, and west of the moon, which will be a small crescent. Venus is known as the brightest planet and it always follows up as the second one and will be "snuggling "with Jupiter".
It marks the third time the awards will be held in Spain, but the first time it will take place in Bilbao.