Tiwa Savage has edged Davido to win the best African act category of the 2018 MTV Europe Music Awards (MTV EMAs).

The Nigerian singers were nominated alongside Nyashinski (Kenya) and Shekinah (South Africa), Distruction Boyz (South Africa), and Fally Ipupa (DRC).

Reacting to her win at the 2018 MTV EMAs, Savage dedicated the feat to African women, adding that “this is just the beginning”.

The ‘Lova Lova’ singer said she is happy to be a source of motivation to “some little girl” who is aspiring to be like her.

“Almighty God, you ARE so faithful. My savage soldiers you did this for us. You’ve stuck with me through the roller coasters, thank you,” she wrote on Instagram.

“To my amazing team, this is just the beginning. African Woman, this is for US

“I’ve been through a lot but I’ve kept my head up and weathered the storm because I know some little girl somewhere is dreaming like I did.”

American artiste, Camila Cabello, was the most nominated artist with nods in six categories took home four awards.

The 2018 MTV EMA was aired live from Bilbao Exhibition Centre, Spain.



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