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Tiwa Savage Wins Best African Act, Janet Jackson Honoured with Global Icon Award & Full List of 2018 MTV EMA Awards

Nigerian act, Tiwa Savage on Sunday went home with the MTV European Music Award for the Best African Act making her the first female to win the award.

Savage defeated fellow Nigerian, Davido, and other African acts to win the award. Tiwa was nominated alongside Davido; South Africa’s Distruction Boyz and Shekinah; Kenya’s Nyashinski and Fally Ipupa from the DRC.

Other Nigerians who has won the award includes 2Face in 2005, D’banj in 2007 and Davido in 2017.

Musical icon, Janet Jackson was honoured with a Global Icon award while Cuban-American singer, Camila Cabello was the biggest winner of the night with four awards.

Below is the full list of the 2018 MTV EMA Winners

BEST ARTIST

Camila Cabello

BEST VIDEO

Camila Cabello – “Havana” ft. Young Thug

BEST SONG

Camila Cabello – “Havana” ft. Young Thug

BEST POP

Dua Lipa

BEST NEW

Cardi B

BEST LOOK

Nicki Minaj

BEST HIP-HOP

Nicki Minaj

BEST LIVE

Shawn Mendes

BEST ROCK

5 Seconds of Summer

BEST ALTERNATIVE

Panic! At The Disco

BEST ELECTRONIC

Marshmello

BIGGEST FANS

BTS

BEST WORLD STAGE

Alessia Cara, MTV Spotlight at Hyperplay, Singapore 2018

BEST PUSH

Grace VanderWaal (December 2017)

BEST US ACT (WORLDWIDE ACT*)

Camila Cabello

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