Shiri Maimon won third place at the 2008 MTV Europe Music Awards in the Europe's Favourite Act category. The other Eurostar nominated, 2008 Eurovision Song Contest winner Dima Bilan, placed 4th or 5th with Leona Lewis.
The 2008 MTV Europe Music Awards took place on 6th November at the Liverpool Echo Arena in the UK and was hosted by Katy Perry in the Arena andPerez Hilton in the official online coverage. Two Eurostars were nominated for Europe's Favourite Act this year, Russian Eurovision Song Contest winner Dima Bilan and Shiri Maimon who competed for Israel in 2005.
The winner of the category was Turkish star Emre Aydın, who also beat next year's Turkish representative in the Eurovision Song Contest, Hadise, in the local competition for Best Turkish Act. Shiri placed third among the five nominees, followed by Dima Bilan and Leona Lewis (the exact order of the last two places has not yet been announced).