David Guetta Wins ‘Best Electronic Act’ at MTV EMA 2023
In a year filled with music awards and accolades, the 2023 MTV Europe Music Awards took an unexpected turn. Due to the ongoing Israel-Hamas war, the event had to be canceled for the safety and well-being of everyone involved. However, the show went on in a different way, with organizers announcing the winners in various categories. Among the remarkable talents recognized was the legendary DJ and producer David Guetta, who took home the award for ‘Best Electronic Act.’ This article focuses on his incredible achievement, along with some of his latest releases and contributions to the music industry. This comes right after David became the #1 most-streamed French artist in history on Spotify.
David Guetta’s ‘Best Electronic Act’ Win
Despite the cancellation of the live event, the excitement of the MTV EMA 2023 awards still resonated through the music industry. Among the winners was David Guetta, who secured the ‘Best Electronic Act’ award, adding another feather to his already illustrious cap. David Guetta, a pioneer in electronic dance music, has been a driving force in the industry for years, and his win is a testament to his continuous innovation and ability to connect with audiences worldwide.
David Guetta’s latest releases in 2023 have demonstrated his continued ability to produce chart-topping hits and stay at the forefront of the music industry. These releases include ‘Big FU‘ with Lil Durk and Ayra Starr, ‘One In A Million’ featuring Bebe Rexha, ‘On My Love‘ with Zara Larsson, and his remake of ‘Baby Don’t Hurt Me‘ alongside Anne-Marie and Coi Leray, which garnered over 300 million streams on Spotify, showcasing his enduring appeal to a diverse range of music enthusiasts.
MTV EMA Cancellation
The 2023 MTV Europe Music Awards, originally scheduled to take place in Paris, France on November 5, had to be canceled due to the Israel-Hamas conflict. Organizers made the difficult decision to call off the event, prioritizing the safety of everyone involved. Given the volatile global events at the time, this choice was made out of caution for the thousands of employees, crew members, artists, fans, and partners who contribute to the event’s success.
Despite the cancellation, the winners were still recognized, and it was a moment to celebrate the outstanding talents in the music industry.
Full List of 2023 MTV EMA Winners
Here’s the full list of winners for the 2023 MTV Europe Music Awards:
BEST SONG: Jung Kook feat. Latto – “Seven”
BEST VIDEO: Taylor Swift – “Anti-Hero”
BEST ARTIST: Taylor Swift
BEST COLLABORATION: KAROL G, Shakira – “TQG”
BEST NEW: Peso Pluma
BEST POP: Billie Eilish
BEST AFROBEATS: Rema
BEST ROCK: Måneskin
BEST LATIN: Jung Kook
BEST ALTERNATIVE: Lana Del Rey
BEST ELECTRONIC: David Guetta
BEST HIP HOP: Nicki Minaj
BEST R&B: Chris Brown
BEST LIVE: Taylor Swift
BEST PUSH: April 2023: TOMORROW X TOGETHER
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