All the winners from the 2017 MTV Europe Music Awards

THE MTV Europe Music Awards (EMA), held in London on Sunday evening, honoured the 19-year-old Canadian singer Shawn Mendes with both the Best Artist and Best Song prizes.

In a first for the EMAs – created in 1994 – categories were stripped of gender in a bid to "break barriers".

Here is the list of the winners of the 24th edition of MTV EMA:

Best artist: Shawn Mendes

Best song: There's Nothing Holdin' Me Back by Shawn Mendes

Best video: Humble by Kendrick Lamar

Best pop artist: Camila Cabello

Best electronic artist: David Guetta

Best rock artist: Coldplay

Best hip hop artist: Eminem

Best alternative artist: 30 Seconds To Mars

Best live artist: Ed Sheeran

Best new artist: Dua Lipa

Best look: Zayn Malik

Biggest fans: Shawn Mendes

Best push artist: Hailee Steinfeld

Best world stage: The Chainsmokers

Global Icon: U2

— AFP