Taylor Swift was named Best Female at Sunday's European Music Awards. Following her first European win she tweeted, "Such an insane night!!! You guys won me 3 EMAs! Best female, best live act, best look. Can't even begin to thank you enough. I love you!!"
FRANKFURT, Germany (AP) — Taylor Swift beat Rihanna in the battle of the women at the 2012 MTV EMA, taking three out of a possible five awards.
Rihanna and Swift topped the nominations with six and five nods respectively, but 22-year-old American singer-songwriter Swift walked away with Best Female, Best Live and Best Look.
Barbados-born R&B singer Rihanna went empty handed, while Canadian pop star Justin Bieber matched Swift for the boys and earned Best World Stage, along with repeat wins for Best Pop and Best Male.
The 19th-annual MTV EMA was broadcast live from Frankfurt’s historic Festhalle Sunday. Here's Taylor Swift's performance on the European Music Awards seen by millions all across Europe.