Rosalia Makes History at the MTV Europe Music Awards with First Win

It’s a big first for Rosalia

The 26-year-old Spanish singer picked up her first-ever MTV Europe Music Awards prize during Sunday night’s ceremony, which took place in Seville, Spain.


Rosalia, a four-time nominee this year, took home the Best Collaboration prize, for “Con Altura,” her chart-topping collaboration with J Balvin and El Guiche

It’s the first Spanish-language song to win a major prize at the MTV EMAs, beating out massive hits from BTS and Halsey, Lil Nas X and Billy Ray CyrusMark Ronson and Miley Cyrus, Shawn Mendes and Camila Cabello and The Chainsmokers and Bebe Rexha.

Meanwhile, FKA Twigspicked up her first MTV EMA.

The 31-year-old part-Spanish singer took home the prize for Best Alternative, beating out the likes of Lana del ReySolangeTwenty One Pilotsand Vampire Weekend.

Regional Latino winners included Mon LaferteSebastian YatraAnuel AA and Pabllo Vittar.

Here’s the full list of winners, including regional Latino winners:

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Best Artist: Shawn Mendes 
Best Song: Billie Eilish, “Bad Guy”
Best Collaboration
: ROSALÍA, J Balvin ft. El Guincho, “Con Altura” 
Best New: Billie Eilish 
Best Pop: Halsey
Best Live: BTS 
Best Rock: 
Green Day
Best Hip-Hop: Nicki Minaj 
Best Alternative: FKA Twigs 
Best Electronic: Martin Garrix 
Best Look: 
Biggest Fans: BTS 
Best Push: Ava Max
Best World Stage
: Muse Bilbao, Spain 2018 
Best U.K. & Ireland Act: Little Mix  
Best U.S. Act: Taylor Swift

Regional Latino Winners:

Best Spanish Act: Lola Indigo
Best Brazilian Act: Pabllo Vittar
Best Latin America North Act: Mon Laferte
Best Latin America Central Act: Sebastián Yatra
Best Latin America South Act: J Mena
Best Caribbean Act: Anuel AA

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