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TIWA SAVAGE Wins Best African Act At The 2018 MTV Europe Music Awards + See Full List Of Winners

TIWA SAVAGE Wins Best African Act At The 2018 MTV Europe Music Awards + See Full List Of Winners

The 2018 MTV Europe Music Awards took place on Sunday, 4th November at the Bizkaia Arena (Bilbao Exhibition Centre) in Barakaldo, near Bilbao, Basque Country, Spain. The event which was hosted by Hailee Steinfeld aims at awarding music artists around the globe in different categories.

At the end of the night, Camilla Cabello was the biggest winner with four Awards while Nicki Minaj followed closely with three. Camilla may have been the biggest winner, but Tiwa Savage beat Davido, Fally Ipupa and others to be named as the Best African Act.

2018 MTV Europe Music Awards

Tiwa took to her Instagram page to dedicate this win to the “African woman” and her Savage soldiers. The African Act category was infused into the MTV EMA to enhance musical alliances across borders and promote cultural integrations.

Here’s a list of the winners for the 2018 MTV EMA…

BEST AFRICAN ACT
Tiwa Savage

2018 MTV Europe Music Awards

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

GLOBAL ICON AWARD
Janet Jackson

GENERATION CHANGE AWARD

Sonita Alizadeh, 21 years old, Afghanistan
Sonita uses her rap lyrics and powerful voice to help end child marriage, support girls’ rights to choose their destiny and inspire people everywhere to dream bigger dreams.

Mohamad Aljounde, 17 years old, Lebanon
An advocate for child rights, Mohamad built a school in a refugee camp in Lebanon to give children access to education, all while using the power of storytelling to shine a light on their realities in the wake of an ongoing war.

Ellen Jones, 20 years old, U.K.
An activist and content creator who focuses on LGBTQ+ rights, mental health, disability rights and feminist issues, using digital media to effect change.

Xiuhtezcatl “X” Martinez, 18 years old, U.S.
A climate activist, hip-hop artist and powerful voice on the front lines of a global youth-led environmental movement.

Hauwa Ojeifo, 26 years old, Nigeria
A bold change maker who founded a movement of love, hope and support to give mental health a voice in Nigeria.

Photo credit: Getty images, IG | As captioned


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