2015 MTV Europe Music Awards
The 2015 MTV EMAs (also known as the MTV Europe Music Awards) were held at the Mediolanum Forum in Assago, near Milan in Italy, on 25 October 2015. This was the third time the awards have taken place in Italy, second time Milan has been the host city, and the first (and so far, the only) time that the awards have been held in October. The awards was held in the same venue as the 1998 MTV EMAs. On 30 September 2015, it was announced that singer Ed Sheeran would host the awards, along with actress Ruby Rose.
|2015 MTV Europe Music Awards|
|Date||25 October 2015|
|Location||Mediolanum Forum, Assago, (Metropolitan City of Milan), Italy|
|Hosted by||Ed Sheeran|
|Most awards||Justin Bieber (6)|
Throughout mid-2015, Milan also hosted Expo 2015, a partner of this year's awards.
In association with the EMAs, MTV Italia organised an event called MTV Music Week, which ran from 19 October to 25 October. In addition, on the nights of 24 and 25 October, two concerts were held in Piazza del Duomo, Milan, one of which was related to MTV World Stage. International and Italian acts performed on both nights, including Ellie Goulding, Marco Mengoni, Duran Duran, Martin Garrix and Afrojack.
Winners are in bold text.
|Best Adria Act||Best Belgian Act|
|Best Danish Act||Best Dutch Act|
|Best Finnish Act||Best French Act|
|Best German Act||Best Greek Act|
|Best Israeli Act||Best Italian Act|
|Best Norwegian Act||Best Polish Act|
|Best Portuguese Act||Best Romanian Act|
|Best Russian Act||Best Spanish Act|
|Best Swedish Act||Best Swiss Act|
|Best UK & Ireland Act|
|Best African Act|
|Best Chinese and Hong Kong Act||Best Indian Act|
|Best Japanese Act||Best Korean Act|
|Best Southeast Asian Act||Best Taiwanese Act|
Australia and New Zealand
|Best Australian Act||Best New Zealand Act|
|Best Brazilian Act||Best Latin America North Act|
|Best Latin America Central Act||Best Latin America South Act|
|Best Canadian Act||Best US Act|
Winners are in bold text.
Best European Act
- Astrid S
- Black M
- Daniel Kajmakoski
- Dimitri Vegas & Like Mike
- Giorgios Mazonakis
- Lena Meyer-Landrut
- Little Mix
- Lukas Graham
- Marco Mengoni
- Stefanie Heinzmann
- Sweet California
- The Fooo Conspiracy
Best African and Indian Act
Best Asian Act
Best Australian and New Zealand Act
Best Latin America Act
Best North America Act
- Shay Mitchell and Ashley Benson — presented Best Male
- Novak Djokovic — presented Best Hip-Hop
- Hailey Baldwin, Bianca Balti and Tinie Tempah — presented Best Video
- Mark Ronson - presented Best Live
- Ruby Rose — presented Best North America Act
- Ruby Rose — presented Video Visionary Award
- Martin Garrix and Charli XCX — presented Best Collaboration
- Fifth Harmony — presented Best Look
- Laura Whitmore - presented Biggest Fans
|Category||Voting Method||Start Date||End Date|
|Biggest Fans||Twitter, Instagram and Vine Hashtag||15 September||25 October|
|Worldwide Act||Website/App||8 September||24 October|
|Best Video||MTV Music Editorial Team - not eligible for audience voting||N/A||N/A|
|Video Visionary Award||MTV Music Editorial Team - not eligible for audience voting||N/A||N/A|
|All others||Website/App||15 September||24 October|
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