Davido wins big at the 2017 MTV EMA

Davido beat ‘Starboy’ Wizkid, and his South African counterpart, Nasty C to emerge winner of the “Best African Act” at the 2017 MTV EMA.

Davido who just released a hot banging track, ‘FIA’ took to his Instagram to celebrate his awards, dedicating one to his mom.

The IF crooner carted away the prestigious awards including Best Act Worldwide which places him on a new pedestal internationally.

While Wizkid beat Davido to win Best West African  act in Afrima awards, Davido was consoled with Best African Act in MTV alongside Best Act Worldwide!

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
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
Winner: Davido

Nominees: Davido, Wizkid, Nasty C, Babes Wodumo, C4 Pedro, Nyashinki

BEST U.S. ACT
Winner: Fifth Harmony

Nominees: Fifth Harmony, Bruno Mars, DJ Khaled, Kendrick Lamar, Taylor Swift

BEST CANADIAN ACT
Winner: Shawn Mendes

Nominees: Shawn Mendes, Alessia Cara, Drake, Justin Bieber, The Weekend

BEST UK & IRELAND ACT
Winner: Louis Tomlinson

Nominees: Louis Tomlinson, Dua Lipa, Ed Sheeran, Little Mix, Stormzy

BEST LOOK
Winner: Zayn Malik

Nominees: Zayn Malik, Dua Lipa, Harry Styles, Rita Ora, Taylor Swift

BEST NEW
Winner: Dua Lipa

Nominees: Dua Lipa, Julia Michaels, Khalid, KYLE, Rag’n’Bone Man

BEST POP
Winner: Camila Cabello

Nominees: Camila Cabello, Demi Lovato, Miley Cyrus, Shawn Mendes, Taylor Swift

BEST VIDEO
Winner: Kendrick Lamar – “HUMBLE”

Nominees: Kendric Lamar – Humble, Foo Fighters – “Run”       Katy Perry – “Bon Appétit” ft. Migos      KYLE – “iSpy” ft. Lil Yachty      Taylor Swift – “Look What You Made Me Do”

BEST LIVE
Winner: Ed Sheeran

Nominees: Ed Sheeran , Bruno Mars, Coldplay       Eminem      U2

BEST ELECTRONIC
Winner: David Guetta

Nominees: David Guetta, Major Lazer, Martin Garrix, Calvin Harris, The Chainsmokers

BEST ROCK
Winner: Coldplay

 

Nominees: Coldplay, Foo Fighters, Royal Blood, The Killers, U2

BEST HIP HOP
Winner: Eminem

Nominees: Eminem, Drake, Future, Kendrick, Lamar, Post Malone

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

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

BEST WORLD STAGE

Winner: The Chainsmokers – Live from Isle of MTV Malta 2017 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 Foo Fighters – Live from Barcelona, Spain 2017

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