Shawn Mendes won the EMA Award for artist of the year, song of the year and "biggest fans", while Kendrick Lamar took home best video for "Humble".
Dua Lipa collected the best new artist prize in her home city, while Chris Martin-fronted Coldplay were named best rock act.
Image: Irish group U2 receive an award at the 2017 MTV Europe Music Awards at Wembley Arena in London, Britain, November 12, 2017.
ASEAN can't give 'instant reply' to Trump's 'generous' sea dispute offer: Cayetano
Five ASEAN countries are contesting China's sweeping claims to the busy waterway where about $3 trillion in goods pass each year. The Philippines had for many years stood alongside Vietnam as one of the region's strongest opponents to Chinese expansionism.
Ex-Liverpool striker Fernando Torres wants to be reunited with Benitez
However, Newcastle lead the race due to Rafa Benitez's relationship with Torres from their time at Liverpool together. Torres is now having a hard time at Atletico Madrid and has been limited to only two starts so far this season.
Mugabe in trouble as Zimbabwean army chief threatens to take over
But the 75-year-old former vice president has powerful military connections, having served as defence and state security minister. Mugabe, the world's oldest president, is showing increasing signs of old age, but has refused to name his successor.
Rita Ora took comfort to the next level on the MTV European Music Awards red carpet.
Performers on the night included Eminem, who showcased new single Walk on Water, and Stormzy, who delivered his song Big for Your Boots from a police auto. Fashion photos also include bold looks from Demi Lovato, former Fifth Harmony singer Camila Cabello, "Game of Thrones" actress Natalie Dormer, Jared Leto's band Thirty Seconds to Mars, model Hailey Baldwin, and Upstate New York native Lana Del Rey.
Notable performances included local London grime star Stormzy, who took to the stage poking out of the sunroof of a police auto, and Travis Scott, who entered standing atop what looked like a floating hawk.