Davido emerged winner of the “Best African Act” at the 2017 MTV EMA. See details…

Davido beat ‘Starboy’ Wizkid, and his South African counterpart, Nasty C, to take home the highly desired award.

Other African artists in the same category were Babes Wodumo , C4 Pedro and Nyashinki from Kenya.

The award ceremony was hosted on Sunday by Rita Ora-hosted at the SSE Arena in Wembley, London

Shawn Mendes took home four awards, winning best song, artist, biggest fans and Canadian Act, while Kendrick Lamar won best video for song ‘Humble’

See full list of winners

BEST ARTIST
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Winner: Shawn Mendes
Ariana Grande
Ed Sheeran
Kendrick Lamar
Miley Cyrus
Taylor Swift

BEST SONG
Winner: Shawn Mendes – “There’s Nothing Holdin’ Me Back”
Clean Bandit – “Rockabye” ft. Sean Paul & Anne-Marie
DJ Khaled – “Wild Thoughts” ft. Rihanna, Bryson Tiller
Ed Sheeran – “Shape of You”
Luis Fonsi & Daddy Yankee – “Despacito (Remix)” ft. Justin Bieber

BEST AFRICAN ACT
Davido – Winner
Wizkid
Nasty C
Babes Wodumo
C4 Pedro
Nyashinki

BEST U.S. ACT
Winner: Fifth Harmony
Bruno Mars
DJ Khaled
Kendrick Lamar
Taylor Swift

BEST CANADIAN ACT
Shawn Mendes- Winner
Alessia Cara
Drake
Justin Bieber
The Weeknd

BEST UK & IRELAND ACT
Louis Tomlinson-Winner
Dua Lipa
Ed Sheeran
Little Mix
Stormzy

BEST LOOK
Dua Lipa
Harry Styles
Rita Ora
Taylor Swift
Zayn Malik- Winner

BEST NEW
Dua Lipa- Winner
Julia Michaels
Khalid
KYLE
Rag’n’Bone Man

BEST POP
Camila Cabello- Winner
Demi Lovato
Miley Cyrus
Shawn Mendes
Taylor Swift

BEST VIDEO
Kendrick Lamar – “HUMBLE.-Winner
Foo Fighters – “Run”
Katy Perry – “Bon Appétit” ft. Migos
KYLE – “iSpy” ft. Lil Yachty
Taylor Swift – “Look What You Made Me Do”

BEST LIVE
Ed Sheeran-Winner
Bruno Mars
Coldplay
Eminem
U2

BEST ELECTRONIC
Winner: David Guetta
Major Lazer
Martin Garrix
Calvin Harris
The Chainsmokers

BEST ROCK
Winner: Coldplay
Foo Fighters
Royal Blood
The Killers
U2

BEST HIP HOP
Drake
Winner: Eminem
Future
Kendrick Lamar
Post Malone

BEST ALTERNATIVE
Imagine Dragons
Lana Del Rey
Lorde
The xx
Winner: Thirty Seconds To Mars

BIGGEST FANS
Winner: Shawn Mendes
Ariana Grande
Justin Bieber
Katy Perry
Taylor Swift

BEST WORLD STAGE
Steve Aoki – Live from Isle of MTV Malta 2016
Kings of Leon – Live from Oude Luxor Theatre, Rotterdam, The Netherlands 2016
Tomorrowland 2017
DNCE – Live from Isle of MTV Malta 2017
Winner: The Chainsmokers – Live from Isle of MTV Malta 2017
Foo Fighters – Live from Barcelona, Spain 2017

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