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Burna Boy Wins The “Best African Act” Award At The 2019 MTV Ema Awards (Full List Of Winners )

Last night, Nigerian music star, Burna Boy has won the Best African Act category at the 2019 MTV EMAs awards in Seville, Spain, the second international award he clinched this year.

He also won the Best International Act award at the 2019 Black Entertainment Television (BET) Awards.

For the MTV award, the African Giant Burna Boy beat Nigerian Teni, Prince Kaybee (South Africa), TooFan (Togo), Nasty C (South Africa) and Harmonize (Tanzania) in the award announced Sunday night at the FIBES Conference & Exhibition Centre.

Burna Boy did not attend the presentation as he was holding a concert at SSE Arena in Wembley, London.

With Burna Boy winning the award, Nigerian musicians have now clinched it the fourth time in a row. Wizkid won it in 2016, Davido 2017, Tiwa Savage in 2018.

There were other winners at the Seville show.

Taylor Swift won Best US Act and Best Video, while Nicki Minaj won Best HipHop. Shawn Mendes won the Best Artist.

All The Winners:

BEST U.S. ACT

Ariana Grande

Billie Eilish

Lil Nas X

Lizzo

WINNER: Taylor Swift

BEST CANADIAN ACT

Alessia Cara

Avril Lavigne

Carly Rae Jepsen

Shawn Mendes

WINNER: Johnny Orlando

BEST VIDEO
Ariana Grande, “thank u, next”

Billie Eilish, “bad guy”

Lil Nas X ft. Billy Ray Cyrus, “Old Town Road” (Remix)

ROSALÍA, J Balvin ft. El Guincho, “Con Altura”

WINNER: Taylor Swift ft. Brendon Urie of Panic! At The Disco, “ME!”

BEST ARTIST

Ariana Grande

J Balvin

Miley Cyrus

Taylor Swift

WINNER: Shawn Mendes

BEST SONG

Ariana Grande, “7 rings”

WINNER: Billie Eilish, “bad guy”

Lil Nas X ft. Billy Ray Cyrus, “Old Town Road” (Remix)

Post Malone, Swae Lee, “Sunflower”

Shawn Mendes, Camila Cabello, “Señorita”

BEST COLLABORATION

BTS, Halsey, “Boy With Luv”

Lil Nas X, Billy Ray Cyrus, “Old Town Road” (Remix)

Mark Ronson, Miley Cyrus, “Nothing Breaks Like a Heart”

WINNER: ROSALÍA, J Balvin ft. El Guincho, “Con Altura”

Shawn Mendes, Camila Cabello, “Señorita”

The Chainsmokers, Bebe Rexha, “Call You Mine”

BEST NEW

Ava Max

Lewis Capaldi

Lil Nas X

Lizzo

Mabel

WINNER: Billie Eilish

BEST POP

Ariana Grande

Becky G

Camila Cabello

WINNER: Halsey

Jonas Brothers

Shawn Mendes

BEST LIVE

Ariana Grande

WINNER: BTS

Ed Sheeran

P!NK

Travis Scott

BEST ROCK

WINNER: Green Day

Imagine Dragons

Liam Gallagher

Panic! At The Disco

The 1975

BEST HIP-HOP

21 Savage

Cardi B

J. Cole

Travis Scott

WINNER: Nicki Minaj

BEST ALTERNATIVE

WINNER: FKA twigs

Lana Del Rey

Solange

twenty one pilots

Vampire Weekend

BEST ELECTRONIC

Calvin Harris

DJ Snake

Marshmello

WINNER: Martin Garrix

The Chainsmokers

BEST LOOK

WINNER: Halsey

J Balvin

Lil Nas X

Lizzo

ROSALÍA

BIGGEST FANS

Ariana Grande

WINNER: BTS

Billie Eilish

Shawn Mendes

Taylor Swift

BEST PUSH

WINNER: Ava Max

Billie Eilish

CNCO

H.E.R.

Jade Bird

Juice WRLD

Kiana Ledé

Lauv

Lewis Capaldi

Lizzo

Mabel

ROSALÍA

BEST WORLD STAGE

Bebe Rexha: Isle of MTV Malta 2019

Hailee Steinfeld: Isle of MTV Malta 2018

WINNER: Muse: Bilbao, Spain 2018

The 1975: Lollapalooza Paris Festival 2019

twenty one pilots: Lollapalooza Paris Festival 2019

BEST U.K. & IRELAND ACT

Lewis Capaldi

Dave

Mabel

Ed Sheeran

WINNER: Little Mix (Social Wildcard Winner)

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