|Host Eva Longoria, left, presents during the MTV European Music Awards 2010, in Madrid, Sunday, Nov. 7, 2010. (AP-Yonhap News)|
MADRID (AP) — Lady Gaga won three prizes at this year’s MTV Europe Music Awards on Sunday, claiming Best Female, Song, and Pop honors, just a year after taking the plaudits for best new act.
The ceremony converted two of the Spanish capital’s most iconic landmarks into glittering venues from which to present its 2010 honors.
Tens of thousands of music fans crowded downtown Puerta de Alcala and Caja Magica to hear 14 separate performers, including acts by Jared Leto and Shakira.
Lady Gaga beamed her acceptance speech from Budapest, Hungary, where she was on tour. She interrupted a live act in the Hungarian capital to convey by video link her delight at the crop of awards which just kept on coming and spotlighted her song “Bad Romance” as the year’s best.
Best New Act went to KE$HA, while the 16-year-old Justin Bieber won the Best Male Artist award, Paramore the Best Alternative act, and Eminem got the Best Hip Hop award.
|Host Eva Longoria Parker performs on stage during the 2010 MTV Europe Music Awards 2010, in Madrid, Sunday, Nov. 7, 2010. (AP-Yonhap News)