It was an eventful night at the venue of this year edition of the highly prestigious award gala, MTV Europe Music Awards 2018.
Held last Sunday, 4th November, at Bilbao Exhibition Center, Bizkaia Arena in Barakaldo, Spain with actress Hailee Steinfeld as the host, the award as presented by Viacom International Media Networks, recognized many active musicians across the globe for the year under review.
Among the notable winners is our star girl, Mavin Records first lady, Tiwa Savage who took the award for “Best African Act”. She did this after beating off stiff competition from other super talent from Africa, including Davido (Nigeria), Shekinah and Distruction Boyz of South Africa, Nyashinski of Kenya and Fally Ipupa of DR Congo.
This win makes Tiwa the first female artiste in Africa to win the award with the likes of Davido, Wizkid, Diamond Platnumz, Sauti Sol winning it in the respective previous years – 2017, 2016, 2015 and 2014.