Torrential rain didn't put the stars off the MTV Europe Music Awards in Rotterdam. system.scripts.Sarah Mills reports.
Torrential rain didn't put the stars off the MTV Europe Music Awards in Rotterdam. The red carpet was packed with famous faces including Shawn Mendes, the disco group dance, Green Day and One Republic Bruno mars kicked off the night - performing his new single 24k magic. He couldn't be there - but the big winner of the night was Justin Bieber - who bagged three prizes. One Canadian who did make it was Shawn Mendes He impressed the crowd with his performance of "Mercy" And gave a cute shoutout as he collected his award for best male SOUNDBITE: Shawn Mendes, singer, saying (English): "My mom's birthday is today so happy birthday mom I love you to her" Another Canadian - The Weekend also nabed a gong - for best video, for "Starboy" .. a collaboration with Daft Punk Meanwhile veteran rock band Green Day took the stage to remind the auidience the perils of the American election. SOUNDBITE: Billie Joe Armstrong, singer Green Day, saying (English): "Most of all it's nice to be out of America just for a second because of this horrendous election that's going on right now that has.." MTV also took the opportunity to remember late singer Prince. All the evenings trophies were purple in honour of the Purple Rain star.