After intense campaign and support from fellow celebrities and fans rapper cum singer Nyashinski still couldn’t oust Nigeria’s Davido to bag the best African act at the 2017 MTV EMAs awards.
Davido also edged out his biggest competition in, Wizkid, South Africans counterpart, Nasty C and Babes Wodumo as well as C4 Pedro from Angola to take home the highly coveted award.
Shortly after the announcement the popular singer to twitter to pat himself on the back as well as dedicate the win to his mum. “I’m on Fiaaaaaaa!!🔥 Thank you everybody. This is for you mom! #30BG”, he said.
— Davido (@iam_Davido) November 12, 2017
Nyashisnki thanked the fans who voted for him as well as congratulating Davido.
— Shinski (@RealShinski) November 12, 2017
Shawn Mendes was the biggist winner of the night bagging four out of awards that he had been nominated. The awards include Biggest Fans, Best Song, Best Artist and Best Canadian Act. He also performed “There’s Nothing Holdin’ Me Back” and the fan love could truly be felt around the world.
Then, after opening the show with an amazing performance of his new song, “Walk on Water,” Eminem ended up winning his 10th Best Hip Hop award! Camila Cabello won her first Best Pop in the awards ceremony held at held at The SSE arena in Wembley, London, UnitedKingdom,on 12 November.
Check out the complete list of winners below.
Shawn Mendes – There’s Nothing Holdin’ Me Back
Kendrick Lamar – HUMBLE.
BEST HIP HOP
Thirty Seconds To Mars
BEST WORLD STAGE
The Chainsmokers – Live from Isle of MTV Malta 2017
BEST US ACT
BEST CANADIAN ACT
WORLDWIDE ACT WINNERS
Lil’ Kleine – The Netherlands
- Tangana – Spain
BABYMETAL – Japan
ALMA – Finland
DaVido – Nigeria
Stormzy – UK & Ireland
Lali – Argentina