It is always going to be something spectacular when all the glamour of the rock and pop worlds come together, but as usual Lady Gaga stole the show at this year’s European MTV awards.
The singing sensation carried off four awards including “ Best Female” and “Best Song”.
But Lady Gaga did not have it all her own way with, Katy Perry taking the award for “Best Live Act”.
More than 600 million people are thought to have watched the awards on the MTV global network which were held for the first time in Belfast.
And there was another treat, this time for hundreds of young fans when teen idol Justin Bieber took the “Best Male” award.
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