They lowered the volume at the MTV European Music Awards. We are not talking about decibel sound. Those are safe thanks to the contribution of screaming tweens enthusiasm of the public, untamed and unstoppable even before the request for a minute of silence for the victims of the Philippines.
No, the volume to which we refer is made of imaginative provocative outfits, exaggerated performances, wacky humor (not to forget: Eva Longoria’s costumes made of ham) and streaker surprise. Do you want to call it kitsch? Go ahead.
Watching the show aired by Ziggo Stadium in Amsterdam, the feeling is that these new MTV EMA (version a bit ‘more limited considerating the global award) are shifting their center of gravity from “show” to “music”.
There were many successful and convincing performances : from the spectacular Unconditionally Katy Perry, the double performance of Eminem (Rap Berzerk and God), and Blurred Lines which saw the unusual duet between Robin Thicke and Iggy Azalea. And then there’s her:
. Two words about the ‘”enfant terrible” of the world of music is good. And dare you to say otherwise.
Net of his frantic search for a “character”, it must be admitted that Miley Cyrus has an undeniable vocal talent. Minimal The exhibition yesterday’s Wrecking Ball (wide screen and nothing more). It is therefore with some tenderness that we looked at the nth, free provocation of hand-rolled cigarette extracted and turned on while receiving the Best Video award.
Best Pop: One Direction
Global Icon Award: Eminem
Best Male: Justin Bieber
Best Female: Katy Perry
Best Video: Miley Cyrus “Wrecking Ball”
Best Song: Bruno Mars “Locked Out Of Heaven”
Best Look: Harry Styles
Biggest Fan: Tokio Hotel
Best Hip Hop: Eminem
Best Alternative: 30 Seconds To Mars
Best New: Macklemore
Best Rock: Green Day
Best Electronic: Avicii
Best Italian Act: Marco Mengoni
Best World Wide Act: Chris Lee
Best Live: Beyoncé
Best World Stage: Linkin Park
Best Push: Austin Mahone