Portuguese singer Bárbara Bandeira wins MTV award at the EMAs

Written By Lara Silva

Portuguese singer Bárbara Bandeira won the MTV award for the Best Portuguese Act at the Europe Music Awards 2022 on Sunday. She had been previously nominated for this award in 2018 and 2020, but this is her first win at the EMAs.

The following artists were nominated for Best Portuguese Act this year: Ivandro, Julinho KSD, Syro, and T-Rex.

A Portuguese pop singer, Bárbara Bandeira participated in The Voice Kids Portugal in 2014 and has, since then, become a popular artist in Portugal. 

On MTV Portugal’s Instagram, Bárbara Bandeira responded to the award by saying, “As the saying goes, the third time’s a charm. Thank you for voting for me, thank you for all the love. I am very very happy, and I hope to continue to fill a special place in your hearts.”

The EMAs took place in Germany. The top winner of the night was considered Taylor Swift, taking home four awards – best artist, best video, best pop, and best long-form video.

Take a look at some other EMAs winners from last night:

  • Best Latin – Anitta
  • Best Song – Nicki Minaj “Super Freaky Girl”
  • Best Collaboration – David Guetta and Bebe Rexha “Im Good (Blue)”
  • Best Live – Harry Styles
  • Best K-pop – Lisa
  • Best Hip Hop – Nicki Minaj
  • Best Rock – Muse
  • Best Alternative – Gorillaz
  • Best R&B – Chlöe
  • Video for Good – Sam Smith “Unholy”
  • Biggest Fans – BTS
  • Best Push – Seventeen
  • Best New – Seventeen
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