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Ariana Grande Stands Out, On and Off Stage at MTV EMAs (photos, video!)

Ariana Grande made a big splash at the MTV EMAs, both on stage and on the red carpet.  (Photo by Tristan Fewings/Getty Images for MTV)

Ariana Grande made a big splash at the MTV EMAs, both on stage and on the red carpet. (Photo by Tristan Fewings/Getty Images for MTV)

Ariana Grande, who is looking for a spot to stand on a stage crowded with pop stars, may have found her place with a standout performance and a stunning red carpet appearance at at the MTV European Music Awards, where she also won two categories.

Grande 21, won for Best Female Artist and Best Song, “Problem” featuring Iggy Azalea. She also won an MTV Video Music Award in America earlier this year for best pop video.

In all, she was nominated for six awards at the EMAs and also kicked off the show at the Hydro Arena in Glasgow. She wore a sexy, but not over the top silver leotard with a safety belt around her waist and thigh-high boots.

Grande popped on stage amid clouds of mist. The safety belt came in handy when she climbed in a chair for a soaring ride across the arena to a second stage where she segued into another of her hits “Break Free.”

Her four-octave soprano voice soared along with her.

On the red carpet, she wore an ultra-revealing cutout dress. To pull it off, she had to go without bra and panties and told reporters on the red carpet she felt naked.

But the look was stunning and Grande seemed natural and jovial despite all the pressure of opening the show. Overall, she was sexier that Taylor Swift but not in-your-face sexual like Rihanna and Miley Cyrus.

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Ariana Grande Sizzles, Soars at MTV EMAs (Click Photos to Enlarge!)
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MTV EMA 2014 Winners, Complete List
Best U.S. Act: Fifth Harmony
Best Song: “Problem,” Ariana Grande (feat. Iggy Azalea)
Best Pop: One Direction
Best Female: Ariana Grande
Best Male: Justin Bieber
Best Live: One Direction
Best New Band: 5 Seconds of Summer
Best Video: “Dark Horse” – Katy Perry (feat. Juicy J.)
Best Rock: Linkin Park
Best Alternative: Thirty Seconds to Mars
Best Hip-Hop: Nicki Minaj
Best Electronic: Afrojack
Biggest Fans: One Direction
Best Look: Katy Perry
Best Push: 5 Seconds of Summer
Best Video With A Message: “Pretty Hurts” – Beyoncé
Best World Stage: Enrique Iglesias
Best Worldwide: Bibi Zhou (Southeast Asia/China & Hong Kong /Taiwan)
Global Icon: Ozzy Osbourne
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