Eminem wins Global Icon Award at MTV EMA

IANS| Updated: Nov 11, 2013, 13:43 PM IST

Amsterdam: Rapper Eminem took home the global icon award at the 2013 MTV Europe Music Awards. He also won the best hip hop artist title.

The 20th MTV Europe Music Awards ceremony was held Sunday.

Eminem thanked his fans, label bosses and colleagues for their support, reports hollywoodlife.com.

English-Irish pop boy band One Direction picked up two awards, the best UK and Ireland act and also best pop award. Singer Harry Styles was honoured with the best look award.

The best video award was taken by pop star Miley Cyrus for her song “Wrecking ball” while singer Bruno Mars received the trophy for best song for his track “Locked out of heaven”.

Katy Perry picked up her first best female performer award. Upon receiving the award, she said: "I love what I do. I hope you can tell."

Justin Bieber won the best male performer award for the fourth consecutive time.