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19 Moments That Stole The Spotlight At The MTV EMA 2014

First-time host of the MTV European Music Awards, Glasgow partied it up on 10 November with some of the biggest stars in music alongside dinosaurs, butt pillows... and Justin Bieber in a grocery store?

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1. When the ever-lovable Ed Sheeran danced and made funny faces on the red carpet

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2. When Redfoo - formerly of LMFAO - pulled up his kilt on the red carpet and exposed his... unmentionables, to the horror of red carpet host Laura Whitmore

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3. When host of the night, Nicki Minaj made her descent from the heavens with a showstopping dress trailing all the way onto the stage floor

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4. When a dinosaur (or some guy in a dinosaur suit) evaded the EMA stage...

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5. ... And made another surprise appearance among the audience to photobomb Nicki's group selfie

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6. When Nicki decided to play mini golf on stage, easily sinking in a hole-in-one... into an image of her butt

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7. When Nick Jonas not only braved through the rain in the Miami stage for the kick-off event, he even did a full-on knee-slide across the stage after taking off his jacket

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8. When Ariana Grande, who won 'Best Female' and 'Best Song' at the ceremony, made a dramatic entrance in a shiny plastic bubble that flew over the audience before landing on the stage

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9. When a pair of ballroom dancers recreated the romantic routine from Ed Sheeran's "Thinking Out Loud" video during his performances

10. When One Direction's pre-recorded acceptance video was played and Zayn was nowhere to be seen. Where's Zayn?!

The British boyband won awards for 'Best Pop' and 'Best Live Act'.

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11. When Justin Bieber's acceptance video looked like it was recorded on a grocery store's security camera

12. Shannon and Tomo's adorable reactions when Jared Leto surprised his 30 Seconds To Mars bandmates with the news that they had won 'Best Alternative'

13. When everyone realised that Beyonce a.k.a. Queen B, who won "Best Song With A Social Message" didn't even record a video message to accept her award


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14. When Enrique Iglesias showed everyone why he's still one of the sexiest performers in the planet with a sizzling medley of "Bailando" and "I'm A Freak"

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15. When David Hasselhoff took a leaf out of Mel Gibson's book in a bizarre Braveheart-inspired segment, with a long wig, face paint, bagpipes and all

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16. When Nicki Minaj debuted a new track, "Bed of Lies" with Skylar Grey in the middle of her medley set

The 'Best Hip Hop' winner also performed her latest hit single, 'Anaconda' and 'Super Bass'.

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17. When Katy Perry snuggled up to a pillow of Nicki's butt

18. When legendary guitarist Slash took to the stage alongside rockers Myles Kennedy & The Conspirators to cover rock legend Ozzy Osbourne's "Crazy Train", complete with impressive guitar solos and fiery explosions!

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19. When you realised Nicki Minaj made a total of NINE costume changes throughout the awards ceremony

One Direction and 5 Seconds of Summer were big winners at the MTV EMA 2014, clinching three awards each, followed by Ariana Grande and Katy Perry with two awards apiece. Other winners include:

Best Song: Ariana Grande, “Problem” ft. Iggy Azalea
Best Pop: One Direction
Best Female: Ariana Grande
Best Male: Justin Bieber
Artist On The Rise: 5 Seconds Of Summer
Best Live: One Direction
Best New: 5 Seconds Of Summer
Best Video: Katy Perry, “Dark Horse” ft. Juicy J
Best Rock: Linkin Park
Best Alternative: Thirty Seconds To Mars
Best Hip Hop: Nicki Minaj
Best Electronic: Calvin Harris
Best Song With A Message: Beyoncé, “Pretty Hurts”
Biggest Fans: One Direction
Best Look: Katy Perry
Best PUSH: 5 Seconds Of Summer
Best World Stage: Enrique Iglesias
Worldwide Act: Bibi Zhou (China)
Global Icon: Ozzy Osbourne

Ed Sheeran may not have won any awards in the 2014 MTV EMA, but we still have something to cheer about because he will be playing his debut concert in Malaysia next year! Get all the details HERE:

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