Lady Gaga and Justin Bieber were the undisputed stars of the show at the 2011 MTV Europe Music Awards, held Sunday night (Nov. 6) at Belfast Odyssey Arena, Northern Ireland.
Lady Gaga won four awards, including best female and biggest fans, a newly created category that celebrates artists with the most committed fan base. Her hit single "Born This Way" won best video and best song.
"I knew that this song was very special when I first wrote it," she told the audience upon receiving the best song prize. "This is the single most important song that I've ever written, the single most important album, and until now the single most important moment."
2011 MTV Europe Music Awards Winners:
Best Female: Lady Gaga
Best Male: Justin Bieber
Best Song: Lady Gaga, "Born This Way"
Best Video: Lady Gaga, "Born This Way"
Best Pop: Justin Bieber
Best New: Bruno Mars
Global Icon: Queen
Best Hip-Hop: Eminem
Best Live: Katy Perry
Best Rock: Linkin Park
Best Worldwide: BIGBANG
Best Alternative: 30 Seconds To Mars
Best World stage: 30 Seconds To Mars
Biggest Fans: Lady Gaga
Best Push: Bruno Mars