MTV EMAs 2022: Taylor Swift joins glamorous host Rita Ora in leading the star-studded ceremony

Taylor Swift captured the red carpet as she lead the arrivals alongside the ceremonies glamorous host Rita Ora and Maya Jama at the MTV Europe Music Awards at the PSD Bank Dome in Duesseldorf, Germany on Sunday.

The pop star, 32, opted for a sexy look as she appeared at the event, where she has been nominated for six gongs including Best Longform Video, a brand new MTV EMA 2022 category.

Taylor showcased her killer figure in a black bodysuit which was layered with a statement bejewelled skirt, which was covered in dazzling emerald stones and flashed her toned pins.

The Midnights singer was sporting her statement fringe but otherwise wore her blonde locks tucked back into a chic up do, while also opting for a glamorous coat of make-up. 

Rita, 31, certainly caused a stir as she arrived wearing a perilously plunging black and red lace dress which flashed her cleavage as she posed behind her director beau at the PSD Bank Dome.

Rita makes her return as MTV EMAs host this year alongside Taika, five years after she made her hosting debut in 2017 and will also perform her hit track R.I.P at the start of the show.

Pose: Taylor showcased her killer figure in a black bodysuit which was layered with a statement bejewelled skirt, which was covered in dazzling emerald stones and flashed her toned pins

Pose: Taylor showcased her killer figure in a black bodysuit which was layered with a statement bejewelled skirt, which was covered in dazzling emerald stones and flashed her toned pins

Pose: Taylor showcased her killer figure in a black bodysuit which was layered with a statement bejewelled skirt, which was covered in dazzling emerald stones and flashed her toned pins

Look at me now! Taylor was every inch the A-lister as she posed for waiting cameras

Look at me now! Taylor was every inch the A-lister as she posed for waiting cameras

Let me take a selfie! Taylor sent her loyal fans wild as she posed for pictures on the red carpet

Let me take a selfie! Taylor sent her loyal fans wild as she posed for pictures on the red carpet

Let me take a selfie! Taylor sent her loyal fans wild as she posed for pictures on the red carpet

Wowza! The singer, 31, certainly caused a stir as she arrived wearing a perilously plunging black and red lace dress which flashed her cleavage as she posed behind her director beau at the PSD Bank Dome

Wowza! The singer, 31, certainly caused a stir as she arrived wearing a perilously plunging black and red lace dress which flashed her cleavage as she posed behind her director beau at the PSD Bank Dome

She back: Rita makes her return as MTV EMAs host this year alongside Taika, five years after she made her hosting debut in 2017 and will also perform her hit track R.I.P at the start of the show

Winner: Rita has been nominated on several occasions and won the Power of Music Award

She back: Rita makes her return as MTV EMAs host this year alongside Taika, five years after she made her hosting debut in 2017 and will also perform her hit track R.I.P at the start of the show

Details: The blonde beauty wore her locks in a loose blown out style and opted for a fun make-up look including white eyeshadow and a slick of nude gloss

Details: The blonde beauty wore her locks in a loose blown out style and opted for a fun make-up look including white eyeshadow and a slick of nude gloss

Couple: Meanwhile, Thor director Taika looked dashing in a classic black suit as he posed beside his ladylove

Couple: Meanwhile, Thor director Taika looked dashing in a classic black suit as he posed beside his ladylove

Rita has been nominated on several occasions and won the Power of Music Award.

The Girls hitmaker showcased her gym-honed physique in the jaw-dropping look, which was teamed with a pair of towering black platform heels.

The blonde beauty wore her locks in a loose blown out style and opted for a fun make-up look including white eyeshadow and a slick of nude gloss.

Meanwhile, Thor director Taika looked dashing in a classic black suit as he posed beside his ladylove.

Showstopper: The revealing number featured panels of sheer fabric and showcased Maya's toned legs underneath as she worked her magic for the cameras

Showstopper: The revealing number featured panels of sheer fabric and showcased Maya's toned legs underneath as she worked her magic for the cameras

Showstopper: The revealing number featured panels of sheer fabric and showcased Maya’s toned legs underneath as she worked her magic for the cameras

Also looking incredible was Maya, 28, who showcased her incredible hourglass figure in a striped black sheer dress which perfectly hugged her frame.

The revealing number featured panels of sheer fabric and showcased Maya’s toned legs underneath as she worked her magic for the cameras. 

Meanwhile, Behe Rexha, 33 rocked up wearing a wacky head-to-toe electric blue outfit with an abstract leaf-shaped panel surrounding her.

The blonde beauty exhibited her quirkiness with the unique number, which matched her head-to-toe velvet jumpsuit with a corset panel in to showcase her svelte waist.

American singer Bebe, whose real name is Bleta, exuded confidence in the paneled outfit, which towered above her frame and finished by her knees.

The trouser section merged into pointed heels which added some height to her frame.

In style: Model Leomie Anderson , 29, showed off her edgy sense of style as she walked the red carpet and gave a glimpse at her midriff in a black PVC mini dress with cut detail and glistening jewel-encrusted chains

In style: Her outfit left her long legs on show and she wore a pair of matching black gloves as she posed-up at the event

In style: Model Leomie Anderson , 29, showed off her edgy sense of style as she walked the red carpet and gave a glimpse at her midriff in a black PVC mini dress with cut detail and glistening jewel-encrusted chains

Glitterati: Leomie wore lashings of make-up to highlight her pretty features and accessorised with a pair of diamond earrings

Glitterati: Leomie wore lashings of make-up to highlight her pretty features and accessorised with a pair of diamond earrings

Model Leomie Anderson, 29, showed off her edgy sense of style as she walked the red carpet and gave a glimpse at her midriff in a black PVC mini dress with cut detail and glistening jewel-encrusted chains.

Her outfit left her long legs on show and she wore a pair of matching black gloves as she posed-up at the event.

Elsewhere, MTV stars Chloe Ferry and Marnie Simpson, famed for their stint in the Geordie Shore House, put on a very glamorous display as they walked the red carpet.

Glamour puss: Television personality Chloe showed off her peachy behind as she wore a glitzy backless black dress adorned with glistening rhinestones

Seductive: Former Celebrity Big Brother housemate was seen glancing back over her shoulder, with her body art on display on her back

Glamour puss: Television personality Chloe showed off her peachy behind as she wore a glitzy backless black dress adorned with glistening rhinestones

They were seen playfully puckering their lips as they posed next to one another in figure-hugging ensembles.

Television personality Chloe, 27, showed off her peachy behind as she wore a glitzy backless black dress adorned with glistening rhinestones.

The former Celebrity Big Brother housemate was seen glancing back over her shoulder, with her body art on display on her back.

Strike a pose: Marnie opted for a semi-sheer blue mini dress with a lace design which she teamed with a pair of open-toed heels to add a few inches to her stature

Strike a pose: Marnie opted for a semi-sheer blue mini dress with a lace design which she teamed with a pair of open-toed heels to add a few inches to her stature

All stars: Chloe and Marnie were seen posing with their Geordie Shore co-stars James Tindale, 32 (left), and Nathan Henry, 31 (right)

All stars: Chloe and Marnie were seen posing with their Geordie Shore co-stars James Tindale, 32 (left), and Nathan Henry, 31 (right)

Out for the night: James looked dapper in a grey jacket with a matching waistcoat while Nathan showed off his edgy sense of style in a cream satin suit

Out for the night: James looked dapper in a grey jacket with a matching waistcoat while Nathan showed off his edgy sense of style in a cream satin suit

Marnie, 30, opted for a semi-sheer blue mini dress with a lace design which she teamed with a pair of open-toed heels to add a few inches to her stature.

She added a touch of glamour to her outfit with the footwear which featured silver bows on the straps.

Tonight will mark the third time Rita has taken to the stage to perform at the coveted event, as she joins the likes of Bebe Rexha, Gorillaz and David Guetta and in singing at this year’s ceremony.

DJ dude! David Guetta attended the event alongside Ava Max who he previously collaborated with on Let It Be Me

DJ dude! David Guetta attended the event alongside Ava Max who he previously collaborated with on Let It Be Me

Also acts joining a night of incredible performances include Ava Max and Muse, as well as Scottish sensation Lewis Capaldi, who will make his EMAs debut.

The performances don’t end there, as Stormzy, GAYLE, OneRepublic, Kalush Orchestra, SPINALL, Äyanna and Nasty C will also appear.

The entertainment will come at intervals as the stars of the music world receive awards throughout the glitzy event.

Fans have been voting for their favourite artists across 19 gender-neutral categories. 

Harry Styles leads the nominees with seven nods, which include Best Artist, Best Song and Best Video from his smash hit album, Harry’s House.

Following him is fellow pop icon Taylor Swift, who also stands out from the crowd with six nominations this year.

Taylor earned a nod for Best Longform Video, a brand new MTV EMA 2022 category.

Sensational: Aminata Bell wowed in a graphic print jumpsuit as she joined low-key Tate McRae

Sensational: Aminata Bell wowed in a graphic print jumpsuit as she joined low-key Tate McRae

Sensational: Aminata Bell wowed in a graphic print jumpsuit as she joined low-key Tate McRae

The two chart toppers also scored nominations for Best Local Act in their respective home regions: the UK and Ireland, and the US.

Next, Nicki Minaj and ROSALÍA have respectively earned five nominations, and both are competing for Best Song and Best Artist.

First time nominees hoping to bag a win including Chencho Corleone, GAYLE, Stephen Sanchez, Dove Cameron, Doechii, Baby Keem, Kim Petras, Mae Muller, Saucy Santana, Shenseea, Summer Walker and Wet Leg.  

The ceremony will broadcast live on MTV in more than 170 countries on 13 November and will be available on Paramount+ and Pluto TV globally beginning 14 November. This year marks the sixth time Germany has hosted the event.

MTV EMAS NOMINATIONS 2022

 BEST SONG:

Bad Bunny, Chencho Corleone – ‘Me Porto Bonito’

Harry Styles – ‘As It Was’

Jack Harlow – ‘First Class’

Lizzo – ‘About Damn Time’

Nicki Minaj – ‘Super Freaky Girl’

ROSALÍA – ‘DESPECHÁ’

BEST VIDEO:

BLACKPINK – ‘Pink Venom’

Doja Cat – ‘Woman’

Harry Styles – ‘As It Was’

Kendrick Lamar – ‘The Heart Part 5’

Nicki Minaj – ‘Super Freaky Girl’

Taylor Swift – ‘All Too Well (10 Minute Version) (Taylor’s Version)’

BEST ARTIST:

Adele

Beyoncé

Harry Styles

Nicki Minaj

ROSALÍA

Taylor Swift

BEST COLLABORATION:

Bad Bunny, Chencho Corleone – ‘Me Porto Bonito’

David Guetta & Bebe Rexha – ‘I’m Good (Blue)’

DJ Khaled ft. Drake & Lil Baby – ‘STAYING ALIVE’

Megan Thee Stallion & Dua Lipa – ‘Sweetest Pie’

Post Malone ft. Doja Cat – ‘I Like You (A Happier Song)’

Shakira ft. Rauw Alejandro – ‘Te Felicito’

Tiësto & Ava Max – ‘The Motto’

BEST LIVE:

Coldplay

Ed Sheeran

Harry Styles

Kendrick Lamar

Lady Gaga

The Weeknd

BEST POP:

Billie Eilish

Doja Cat

Ed Sheeran

Harry Styles

Lizzo

Taylor Swift

BEST NEW:

Baby Keem

Dove Cameron

GAYLE

SEVENTEEN

Stephen Sanchez

Tems

BEST K-POP:

BLACKPINK

BTS

ITZY

LISA

SEVENTEEN

TWICE

BEST LATIN:

Anitta

Bad Bunny

Becky G

J Balvin

ROSALÍA

Shakira

BEST ELECTRONIC:

Calvin Harris

David Guetta

DJ Snake

Marshmello

Swedish House Mafia

Tiësto

 

 BEST R&B:

Chlöe

Giveon

H.E.R.

Khalid

Summer Walker

SZA

BEST LONGFORM VIDEO:

Foo Fighters – ‘Studio 666’

ROSALÍA – ‘MOTOMAMI (ROSALÍA TikTok LIVE Performance)’

Stormzy – ‘Mel Made Me Do It’

Taylor Hawkins Tribute concert, London’s Wembley Stadium

Taylor Swift – ‘All Too Well (10 Minute Version) (Taylor’s Version)’

VIDEO FOR GOOD:

Ed Sheeran – ‘2step (feat. Lil Baby)’

Kendrick Lamar – ‘The Heart Part 5’

Latto – ‘P***y’

Lizzo – ‘About Damn Time’

Sam Smith – ‘Unholy (feat. Kim Petras)’

Stromae – ‘Fils de joie’

BIGGEST FANS:

BLACKPINK

BTS

Harry Styles

Lady Gaga

Nicki Minaj

Taylor Swift

BEST PUSH:

Nessa Barrett

SEVENTEEN

Mae Muller

GAYLE

Shenseea

Omar Apollo

Wet Leg

Muni Long

Doechii

Saucy Santana

Stephen Sanchez

JVKE

BEST METAVERSE PERFORMANCE:

BLACKPINK – ‘The Virtual’ | PUBG

BTS | Minecraft

Charli XCX | Roblox

Justin Bieber – ‘An Interactive Virtual Experience’ | Wave

Twenty One Pilots Concert Experience | Roblox

BEST HIP HOP:

Drake

Future

Jack Harlow

Kendrick Lamar

Lil Baby

Megan Thee Stallion

Nicki Minaj

BEST ROCK:

Foo Fighters

Liam Gallagher

Måneskin

Muse

Red Hot Chili Peppers

The Killers

BEST ALTERNATIVE:

Gorillaz

Imagine Dragons

Panic! At The Disco

Tame Impala

Twenty One Pilots

YUNGBLUD

 BEST US ACT 

Billie Eilish

Doja Cat

Jack Harlow

Lil Nas X

Lizzo

Taylor Swift 

 

 

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