Davido emerged Best Africa Act at the MTV Europe Music Awards (EMA) held in London.
He edged out competition from Nyashinki, Wizkid, South Africa’s Nasty C and Babes Wodumo who were also up for the award.
Davido, who was performing in Angola’ dedicated the award to his late mum. He also thanked his fans and supporters.
I’M ON FiAAAAAAA!! ???? Thank you everybody. THIS IS FOR YOU MOM! ?? ???? #30BG pic.twitter.com/84ZUl7CZhG
— Davido (@iam_Davido) November 12, 2017
Nyashinki not only congratulated Davido on his win, he also tanked all the people who voted for him, one of whom was President Uhuru Kenyatta.
VERY BIG Thank you ???????? to EVERYONE who voted for me ????, We keep working! Congrats to @iam_Davido on the win???????? #MTVEMA2017
— Shinski (@RealShinski) November 12, 2017
The biggest winner of the night was Canadian musician Shawn Mendes, who won the Best Artist, Best Song, Biggest Fans and Best Canadian Act.
The MTV EMA celebrates internationally loved music.
Here is the winners list.
BEST UK & IRELAND ACT
Shawn Mendes – There’s Nothing Holdin’ Me Back