And many singers from around the world hit the right notes when it came to dressing to the nines for the occasion.
In addition, Cabello also received the award for Best song.
English singer Dua Lipa also turned heads with her deep V-neck Saint Laurent floral print mini dress.
Shawn Mendes picked up the Best Live Award and the Best Canadian Act gong whilst Dua Lipa won Best Pop and Cardi B took home the Best New award.
Since it was revealed that Janet Jackson's career was purposefully hindered by the influence of the now-disgraced CBS chairman Leslie Moonves, one of music's greatest living female icons has been getting the awards she so rightfully deserves.
The MTV EMAs is held in a different European city each year, with winners selected by fans across the continent. Frontman Brendon Urie was depicted in a video as climbing down the façade of the Bilbao Exhibition Centre before he was lowed from the hall's ceiling while singing the opening of "High Hopes".
Throughout the night, Steinfeld commanded the stage with her captivating hosting skills, and for her performance, she gave a nod to her upcoming film Bumblebee by performing soundtrack number "Back to Life" from inside a yellow human vehicle, artistically created with more than 20 bodies.
"Women who have been gagged, both literally and emotionally, women who have been abused, women who have been intimidated, women who have lived in fear".
"That's always been my message and I talk about it a lot but I feel like it's a good message".
To close out the show, Marshmello kept the energy booming alongside Anne-Marie for their platinum-certified track "FRIENDS", followed by Bastille for "Happier".
A full list of winners from the EMAs, including Worldwide Act winners, can be found here.
Camila Cabello has said that it has "always been hard" for the Latin population in the United States.
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With two awards - best hip-hop artist and best look -, the rapper american Nicki Minaj has been one of the protagonists of the evening during which she has performed twice on the stage, in particular with the French DJ David Guetta and american singer Jason Derulo.
Bears safety Eddie Jackson sprints 65 yards for TD
Chicago's Mitchell Trubisky finished 12 for 20 for 135 yards with a 2-yard touchdown to tight end Trey Burton and an interception. Could it get any worse in Buffalo? Inside linebackers, Roquan Smith and Danny Trevathan will be vital in employing this scheme.
Lion Air plane intact, engines running when it hit water
The spokesman said the instruments were examined by a maintenance crew between the penultimate and final flights. Problems with the plane's last flight before the crash, from Denpasar on Bali to Jakarta , were widely reported.
Priyanka celebrates bachelorette party with bride brigade
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