Saint Lu (Austria), Stromae (Belgium), Aura Dione (Denmark, ZAZ (France), The Baseballs (Germany), Caro Emerald (Netherlands), Donkeyboy (Norway), Inna (Romania), Miike Snow (Sweden), Mumford & Sons (UK).
The ceremony was be hosted by British musician and broadcaster Jools Holland. Katie Melua, award winner in 2005, five of the current winners and Jools Holland all performed at the show.
The ceremony was recorded and broadcast by the Dutch National Television (NOS/NTR) and also receives European coverage through TV channels and radio stations associated with the European Broadcasting Union (EBU) and others. The winners were announced by Androulla Vassiliou, European Commissioner for Education, Culture, Multilingualism and Youth in November 2010.
The awards recognize the success of emerging artists or groups who reached audiences outside their own countries with their first internationally released album.
Since 2010, an online vote takes place to choose which EBBA winner will receive the Public Choice Award, on top of the "regular" award.
The online voting takes place on the website of the prize: http://www.europeanborderbreakersawards.eu/
The winners of the 2011 Public Choice Award are The Baseballs from Germany.
Website EBBA: www.europeanborderbreakersawards.eu