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Camila Cabello comes out on top at MTV Europe Music Awards

5 November 2018

Cuban-American singer Camila Cabello was the top winner at the MTV Europe Music awards on Sunday night, with "Best Song," "Best Artist," "Best Video" and "Best U.S. Act".

Other winners included Dua Lipa, who took the "Best Pop," Shawn Mendes who won "Best Live" and 5 Seconds of Summer who received "Best Rock." Cabello urged her fans in the United States to vote in the 2018 midterm elections as she walked the red carpet in the northern Spanish city of Bilbao.

Janet Jackson, who received a "Global Icon" award, sang hits of her 40-year career over four stages and surrounded by African drummers, flame torches, firebreathers and more than 20 dancers. Other notable performances included Bebe Rexha and Halsey.

The show took place at Bilbao's exhibition centre and was hosted by Hailee Steinfeld. The show was opened by Nicki Minaj with her new hit "Good Form," followed by her collaboration with Little Mix "Woman Like Me." Minaj also received the awards for "Best Look" and "Best Hip-Hop."