MTV Europe Music Awards 2012 (2012)
The 2012 MTV EMAs (also known as the MTV Europe Music Awards) was held in Frankfurt, Germany, hosted by Heidi Klum on 11 November 2012. This was the fifth time that Germany and the second time that Frankfurt was the host city of the EMAs. On 17 September the nominees were announced. Rihanna received eight nominations while Katy Perry and Taylor Swift received five, leading the categories. This year added new regional categories to compete in the Best Worldwide Act, as well as the Best Look category, due to the presence of the same award at the Italian TRL Awards. Taylor Swift, Justin Bieber and One Direction were the biggest winners taking home three awards each.