MTV smartly decided to air last night's European Music Awards in the U.S., even having a New York–based "kickoff party," with Stateside performances. The twentieth MTV EMAs took place at the Ziggo Dome in Amsterdam, where stars took advantage of the setting by making lots and lots of pot jokes. Let's hope they actually got to smoke pot as much as they talked about smoking pot! "Get Lucky" won Best Song; One Direction got Best Pop while Justin Bieber got Best Male; Best Video went to Miley's "Wrecking Ball"; and Katy beat out Gaga, Miley, Selena, and Taylor for Best Female. Also, a bunch of people performed — here's what you missed.
Katy Perry performed "Unconditionally" and was wrapped up like a festive Maypole. She then transformed into a disco ball, proving that slow songs need not be visually boring.
Speaking of slow songs not being boring, Bruno Mars brought along a stripper.
Miley was there! Did you know? How could you not? She did this:
And she even smoked pot onstage. It's Amsterdam, so it's all good! Ha-ha, weed!
Europe loved Anchorman, so Ron Burgundy (a.k.a. Will Ferrell) was there. He has a sequel to promote, and even took jokey tours of Amsterdam alongside Daft Punk ...
And presented Eminem with the award for Worldwide Icon, prompting Eminem to quote Anchorman. "I Love Award Shows," no one says:
Eminem continued his very own new album press tour, performing "Bezerk" and "Rap God":
But no one is truly more Amsterdam than Snoop Dogg himself, who, despite his new commitment to reggae, performed his classic "Gin & Juice":
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