Not only did the star win three awards but she also wowed the audience with her energetic circus-inspired performance, dressed as a ringmaster.
Swift was only matched in her success by teen pop sensation Justin Bieber who won Best Male Act, Best Pop Act and Best World Stage.
Brit band One Direction won awards for Best New Act and Biggest Fans.
South Korean pop sensation PSY won the award for Best Video, while Nicki Minaj won Best Hip Hop act.
Swift closed the show in true style with a show-stopping performance of her hit ‘We Are Never Getting Back Together.’
Dressed as a circus ringmaster, the star danced under a shower of streamers and fireworks.
Taking to her Twitter account after the ceremony, she wrote: “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!!”
MTV EMAs Full List of WinnersBest Song - Carly Rae Jepsen - Call Me MaybeBest New Act - One DirectionBest Female Act - Taylor SwiftBest Male Act - Justin BieberBest Pop Act - Justin BieberBest Live Act - Taylor SwiftBest Hip Hop - Nicki MinajBest Rock Act - Linkin ParkBest Electronic Act - David GuettaBest Alternative Act - Lana Del ReyBest Video - Gangnam Style (Psy)Best Look - Taylor SwiftBiggest Fans - One DirectionBest Worldwide Act - Han GengBest World Stage - Justin BieberBest Push - Carly Rae JepsenGlobal Icon - Whitney Houston