Popular star Davido beat fellow Nigerian singer Wizkid; South Africa’s Babes Wodumo and Nasty C; Angola’s C4 Pedro and Kenya’s Nyashinksi to win the Best African Act at the MTV European Music Awards.
Other African acts who were in the same category include Babes Wodumo from South Africa, C4 Pedro from Angola and Nyashinki from Kenya.
Davido was quick to hit his twitter page to make the grand announcement.
“I’m on Fiaaaaaaa!!🔥 Thank you everybody. This is for you mom! ❤️ ❤️❤️ #30BG”, he said.
Davido recently released a new hit single accompanied by a befitting video titled “FIA” which quickly went viral and is slowly becoming a fan favourite.
The single was produced by FRESH.
The venue for this year’s award is the SSE Arena in Wembley, London with Rita Ora as the host of the ceremony.
Winners at the MTV EMAs?
BIGGEST FANS – Shawn Mendes
BEST HIP-HOP – Eminem
BEST VIDEO – Kendrick Lamar, ‘Humble’
BEST ALTERNATIVE – 30 Seconds To Mars
BEST POP – Camila Cabello
BEST SONG – Shawn Mendes, ‘There’s Nothing Holding Me Back’
BEST NEW – Duo Lipa
BEST LIVE – Ed Sheeran
BEST ELECTRONIC – David Guetta
BEST ARTIST – Shawn Mendes
BEST ROCK – Coldplay
BEST LOOK – Zayn
BEST PUSH – Hailee Steinfeld
BEST WORLD STAGE – The Chainsmokers – Live From Isle Of MTV Malta 2017
World wide winners:
THE NETHERLANDS – Lil’ Kleine
SPAIN – Tangana
JAPAN – BabyMetal
FINLAND – Alma
NIGERIA – DaVido
UK & IRELAND – Stormzy
ARGENTINA – Lali