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Tiwa Savage Beats Davido

Famous singer, Tiwa Savage has won the 2018 MTV Europe Music Awards (MTV EMAs) in the Best African Act category, making history as the first Nigerian female artist to win the award.

The sizzling musician beats her Nigerian counterpart, Davido and other African top musicians; Distruction Boyz (South Africa), Fally Ipupa (DRC), Nyashinski (Kenya), and Shekinah (South Africa) to win the highly contested award that was held on the night of Sunday, November 4th, 2018 at the Bizkaia Arena, Bilbao, Spain.

Elated Tiwa who could only but express her excitement, said; “I’m just a girl from Nigeria living my dreams. I’m so thankful to everyone that’s supported my journey so far, especially my fans. Thank you MTV!”

But the highlight of the night was that of American artiste, Camila Cabello who stole the spotlight with four awards as the biggest winner at the event.

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See also full list of winners below;

BEST AFRICAN ACT
Davido (Nigeria)
Tiwa Savage (Nigeria) Winner
Distruction Boyz (South Africa)
Fally Ipupa (DRC)
Nyashinski (Kenya)
Shekinah (South Africa)

BEST ARTIST
Ariana Grande
Camila Cabello (Winner)
Drake
Dua Lipa
Post Malone

BEST VIDEO
Ariana Grande (No Tears left to cry)
Camila Cabello (Havana ft. Young Thug) (Winner)
Childish Gambino (This Is America)
Lil Dicky (Freaky Friday ft. Chris Brown)
The Carters (APES**T)

BEST SONG
Ariana Grande (No tears left to cry)
Bebe Rexha (Meant To Be ft. Florida Georgia Line)
Camila Cabello (Havana ft. Young Thug) – Winner
Drake (God’s Plan)
Post Malone (Rockstar ft. 21 Savage)

BEST POP
Ariana Grande
Camila Cabello
Dua Lipa (Winner)
Hailee Steinfeld
Shawn Mendes

BEST NEW ARTIST
Anne-Marie
Bazzi
Cardi B (Winner)
Hayley Kiyoko
Jessie Reyez

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BEST LOOK
Cardi B (Winner)
Dua Lipa
Migos
Nicki Minaj
Post Malone

BEST HIP HOP
Drake
Eminem
Migos
Nicki Minaj (Winner)
Travis Scott

BEST LIVE
Ed Sheeran
Muse
P!nk
Shawn Mendes (Winner)
The Carters

BEST ROCK
5 Seconds Of Summer (Winner)
Foo Fighters
Imagine Dragons
Muse
U2

BEST ALTERNATIVE
Fall Out Boy
Panic! At The Disco (Winner)
The 1975
Thirty Seconds To Mars
Twenty-one pilots

BEST ELECTRONIC
Calvin Harris
David Guetta
Marshmello (Winner)
Martin Garrix
The Chainsmokers

BIGGEST FANS
BTS (Winner)
Camila Cabello
Selena Gomez
Shawn Mendes
Taylor Swift

BEST WORLD STAGE
Clean Bandit (MTV Crashes Plymouth, UK 2017)
Charli XCX (MTV Crashes Plymouth, UK 2017)
David Guetta (Trafalgar Square, UK 2017)
Jason Derulo (Isle of MTV Malta 2018)
Post Malone (Wireless Festival, UK 2018)
Migos (Wireless Festival, UK 2018)
J Cole (Wireless Festival, UK 2018)
Nick Jonas (MTV Spotlight @ Hyperplay, Singapore 2018)
Alessia Cara (MTV Spotlight @ Hyperplay, Singapore 2018) (Winner)

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BEST PUSH
PRETTYMUCH (October 2017)
Why Don’t We (November 2017)
Grace VanderWaal (December 2017) – Winner
Bishop Briggs (January 2018)
Superorganism (February 2018)
Jessie Reyez (March 2018)
Hayley Kiyoko (April 2018)
Lil Xan (May 2018)
Sigrid (June 2018)
Chloe x Halle (July 2018)
Bazzi (August 2018)
Jorja Smith (September 2018)

BEST US ACT
Ariana Grande
Camila Cabello (Winner)
Cardi B
Imagine Dragons
Post Malone

BEST CANADIAN ACT: Shawn Mendes (Winner)