Tiwa Savage has beaten fellow Nigerian, Davido to The Best African Act at the #MTVEMA 2018 holding at the Bizkaia Arena, Bilbao in Spain.
Other stars nominated are Distruction Boyz (South Africa), Fally Ipupa (DRC), Nyashinnski(Kenya) and Shekinah (South Africa).
She becomes the first female to win the award.
Tiwa Savage received the award on stage and dedicated it to her son, Jamil and her fans.
And the award for Best African Act at the 2018 @mtvema goes to … @TiwaSavage . Congrats ?? Africa is proud of you ? #MTVEMA pic.twitter.com/qabypiMYUG
— MTV Base West (@MTVBaseWest) November 4, 2018