Tiwa Savage
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Nigerian pop queen Tiwa Savage on Sunday won the 2018 MTV Europe Music Awards (MTV EMAs) in the Best African Act category.

The annual MTV EMA held at the expansive Bilbao Exhibition Center, Bilbao, Spain,

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It featured breathtaking performances from top artistes, and awards to music artistes around the globe.

The African act category was infused into the MTV EMA to enhance musical alliances across borders, and promote cultural integrations.

Tiwa was nominated alongside fellow Nigerian act Davido; South Africa’s Distruction Boyz and Shekinah; Kenya’s Nyashinski and Fally Ipupa from the DRC.

She lost to Davido in the Best International Act category of the Black Entertainment Television (BET) Awards in June of this year.