Sunday 23 July 2017

#TBT: 15 pictures that prove the 1999 EMAs in Dublin were its finest ever

(L to R) Britney Spears, Geri Halliwell and Pierce Brosnan and Denise Richards at the 1999 MTV EMAs in Dublin
(L to R) Britney Spears, Geri Halliwell and Pierce Brosnan and Denise Richards at the 1999 MTV EMAs in Dublin
Christina Aguilera poses for photographers at The Point in Dublin during the 1999 MTV Europe Awards
Britney Spears poses for photographers, 11 November 1999, at The Point in Dublin during the 1999 MTV Europe Awards.
Whitney Houston poses for photographers at The Point in Dublin during the 1999 MTV Europe Awards
Geri Halliwell poses for photographers at The Point in Dublin during the 1999 MTV Europe Awards
Heidi Klum poses for photographers at The Point in Dublin during the 1999 MTV Europe Awards
Eminem holds his award for Best Hip Hop performer at the 1999 MTV Europe Awards held at The Point in Dublin
Jamiroquai poses for photographers at The Point in Dublin during the 1999 MTV Europe Awards
US singer Britney Spears holds her awards for Best Female, Best Pop, Best Song and Best Breakthrough performer for the 1999 MTV Europe Awards at The Point
Westlife poses for photographers at The Point in Dublin during the 1999 MTV Europe Awards
The Corrs poses for photographers at The Point in Dublin during the 1999 MTV Europe Awards
Pierce Brosnan and his Denise Richards poses for photographers at The Point in Dublin during the 1999 MTV Europe Awards
US singer Mariah Carey poses for photographers at The Point in Dublin during the 1999 MTV Europe Awards
Britney Spears poses for photographers at The Point in Dublin during the 1999 MTV Europe Awards
Carmen Electra poses for photographers at The Point in Dublin during the 1999 MTV Europe Awards
Carmen Electra poses for photographers at The Point in Dublin during the 1999 MTV Europe Awards
Caitlin McBride

Caitlin McBride

The EMAs should just call it a day because it's never getting any better than this.

1999 was simpler time. One where Britney Spears was a teenage singer making a name for herself alongside rival Christina Aguilera, Ronan Keating and ex-wife Yvonne Connolly wore matching cow print outfits and well, the fashion was unforgettable.

Ahead of the EMAs this Sunday, we trawled through the archives back to 1999 when the MTV Europe awards show came to The Point in Dublin.

Let's take a stroll down memory lane...

Britney Spears wore a black bandeau dress and purple pashmina.

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Britney Spears poses for photographers, 11 November 1999, at The Point in Dublin during the 1999 MTV Europe Awards.

If you look closely, the pashima appears to have metal holes in it.

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Britney Spears at the 1999 MTV Europe Music Awards in Dublin, November 12, 1999. (Photo by Brenda Chase/Online USA/Newsmakers)

Then, she looked slightly perplexed at winning all the awards.

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US singer Britney Spears holds her awards for Best Female, Best Pop, Best Song and Best Breakthrough performer for the 1999 MTV Europe Awards at The Point

Mariah Carey was riding high on Butterfly fame and wearing jeans and a diamond necklace on the red carpet.

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US singer Mariah Carey poses for photographers at The Point in Dublin during the 1999 MTV Europe Awards

Pierce Brosnan arrived with Denise Richards to promote The World Is Not Enough.

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Pierce Brosnan and his Denise Richards poses for photographers at The Point in Dublin during the 1999 MTV Europe Awards

Eminem was there too.

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Eminem holds his award for Best Hip Hop performer at the 1999 MTV Europe Awards held at The Point in Dublin

The late, great Whitney Houston made her presence known.

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Whitney Houston poses for photographers at The Point in Dublin during the 1999 MTV Europe Awards

Soon after leaving the Spice Girls, Geri Halliwell liked to dress like this at every opportunity.

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Geri Halliwell poses for photographers at The Point in Dublin during the 1999 MTV Europe Awards

Beher her myriad transformations, Christina Aguilera wore her signature bleach blonde look.

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Christina Aguilera poses for photographers at The Point in Dublin during the 1999 MTV Europe Awards

Jamiroquai took the opportunity to have a cigarette.

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Jamiroquai poses for photographers at The Point in Dublin during the 1999 MTV Europe Awards

Heidi Klum looked very excited to be there.

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Heidi Klum poses for photographers at The Point in Dublin during the 1999 MTV Europe Awards

Westlife were still in their very, very early days and exclusively wore black sequins.

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Westlife poses for photographers at The Point in Dublin during the 1999 MTV Europe Awards

There's a strong possibility The Corrs haven't aged a day since this picture was taken.

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The Corrs poses for photographers at The Point in Dublin during the 1999 MTV Europe Awards

Carmen Electra wore a black leather maxi skirt for reasons unknown.

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Carmen Electra poses for photographers at The Point in Dublin during the 1999 MTV Europe Awards

And finally, Ronan Keating and ex-wife Yvonne Connolly wore this iconnic matching cow print outfit.

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Ronan Keating and Yvonne Connolly during 1999 MTV EMA Arrivals at The Point Depot in Dublin, Ireland. (Photo by Jeff Kravitz/FilmMagic, Inc)

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