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MTV Europe Music Awards 2011

Lady Gaga stole the show at the MTV Europe Music Awards 2011 in Belfast last night (6 November), picking up four gongs including the coveted best female trophy. A host of other stars attended the music awards in the city's Odyssey Arena, where kooky fashion and on-stage antics vied for a front-page rating. Catch up on all the latest pink carpet photos and headlines from the show in our gallery, below.

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Picture credit: Rex Features

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    Lady Gaga struggles to keep a grasp on her impressive cache of awards - four in total, including best female, best song and best video for Born This Way, and biggest fans (in a nod to her devoted "little monsters" following).

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    Collecting the gong for best song, Gaga told the audience, "I knew that this was very special when I wrote it, and I didn't know when I first started out as a songwriter how special it would be. It's the most important single to me."

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    Katy Perry opts for a bubblegum look. She later picked up an award for best live act.

    "It's easy to buy a song, download a song, steal a song. But to buy a ticket and see an act live is real commitment," she told the crowd.

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    Jessie J was nominated for two awards at the ceremony - best new act and best push.

    "It feels very humbling to be here after 12 months of craziness," she said.

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    Although she missed out on both gongs, Jessie J still ruled the pink carpet in a range of outfits, including this leopard print gown by Dolce & Gabbana.

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    Jessie also introduced a video tribute to Amy Winehouse at the awards.

    "I don’t think I’d be here tonight if it wasn’t for her," she said of the late singer. "I hope I put the world’s thoughts into my speech because I really wish she was still here."

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    Heroes actress Hayden Panettiere was upstaged by a male streaker as she was about to present the award for best song to Lady Gaga.

    The incident led to a storm of comments on Twitter. "Naked Guy was obviously staged. How would someone not catch him before he got on stage?" one user wrote.

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    Disney actress Selena Gomez hosted the evening's festivities.

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    Selena's boyfriend Justin Bieber picked up two awards at the bash, including best male and best pop act.

    "There’s been a lot of crap on the internet lately," he told reporters, in reference to stories that he has fathered a secret love child.

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    On A Mission singer Katy B keeps things simple in head-to-toe black.

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    Model Bar Rafaeli chooses a show-stopping chiffon design to present at the EMAs.

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    Bar Rafaeli was joined on-stage by fellow model Irina Shayk, who also looked sensational.

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    David Hasselhoff seems in high spirits as he prepares to present at the awards.

    The Baywatch star later flirted with Gaga on-stage, saying, "All the nominees are very beautiful women. In fact there are a lot of beautiful women backstage in the dressing room next to me.

    "In fact, I drilled a hole in the wall – in case they want to watch me changing."

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    Model and presenter Louise Roe steps out in a printed jumpsuit.

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    It Girl star Jason Derulo paid tribute to Gaga's string of wins at the awards, saying, "It's been a heck of a ride so big congratulations to her."

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    Evanescence frontwoman Amy Lee strikes a pose.

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    30 Seconds to Mars picked up two gongs at the EMAs, including best alternative act and best world stage act.

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    Hollyoaks star Jennifer Metcalfe storms the pink carpet in a Grease-inspired outfit.

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    Coldplay face the cameras.

    The band's new release, Mylo Xyloto, recently broke the record for digital sales in the first week of release with 80,000 copies snapped up on the net.

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    The Red Hot Chili Peppers' Anthony Kiedis performs on-stage at the EMAs.