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Monday
Nov122012

Taylor Swift, Justin Bieber Each Win Three Awards at MTV EMAs

Frazer Harrison/Getty Images via ABC(FRANKFURT, Germany) -- The spotlight was on Taylor Swift Sunday night at the MTV European Music Awards in Frankfurt, Germany.  She collected three trophies and performed her hit single, "We Are Never Ever Getting Back Together."

Swift won the awards for best female, best live act and best look.  She entered the ceremony with five nominations.

Justin Bieber also received three trophies: best male, best pop and best worldwide stage act.  He didn't attend the event due to his ongoing U.S. tour, but Bieber -- whose breakup with Selena Gomez was reported over the weekend -- tweeted to his fans, "#grateful #smiling. thank you. alot of thoughts. but it is always us. thank you thank you thank you. love u."

Rihanna, who had six nominations, was shut out.

The EMAs, hosted by Heidi Klum, also featured performances by No Doubt and The Killers.

Here’s a complete list of winners:

Best Song
Carly Rae Jepsen, "Call Me Maybe"

Best New
One Direction

Best Female
Taylor Swift

Best Male
Justin Bieber

Best Pop
Justin Bieber

Best Live
Taylor Swift

Best Hip Hop
Nicki Minaj

Best Rock

Linkin Park

Best Electronic
David Guetta

Best Alternative
Lana Del Rey

Best Video
PSY, "Gangnam Style"

Best Look
Taylor Swift

Biggest Fans
One Direction

Best World Stage
Justin Bieber

Best PUSH
Carly Rae Jepsen

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