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    Burna Boy Wins ‘Best Africa Act’ Award at 2019 MTV EMA’s + Full List of Winners!

    Serial hitmaker Burna Boy has been announced as the winner of the Best Africa Act award at the 2019 MTV EMA’s. Burna who was nominated alongside fellow Nigerian, Teni the Entertainer, South Africa’s Prince Kaybee and Nasty C, Harmonize from Tanzania and Togo’s duo TooFan, took home the prestigious award at a star studded event held in Seville, Spain on Sunday, November 3rd, 2019.

    With his 2019 MTV EMA win, Burna Boy joins an exclusive list of Nigerian superstar artist who have won the much coveted international honour. Past Nigerian winners of the MTV EMA Best Africa Act award include 2Baba Idibia, D’Banj, Tiwa Savage and Davido.

    Alex Okosi, Executive Vice President and Managing Director for Viacom International Media Networks Africa (VIMN Africa) and BET International commented: “African music continues to make significant contributions to global entertainment and culture. We are proud of and congratulate Burna Boy from Nigeria for winning the Best Africa Act at the 2019 MTV EMA which showcases and celebrates the best talent from the world.”

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    See complete list of winners and performances below:

    FULL LIST OF “2019 MTV EMA” WINNERS

    *indicates winner

     

    BEST AFRICA ACT

    *Burna Boy (Nigeria) — (WINNER)

    Prince Kaybee (South Africa)

    TooFan (Toga)

    Nasty C (South Africa)

    Teni (Nigeria)

    Harmonize (Tanzania)

     

    BEST VIDEO

    Ariana Grande – thank u, next

    Billie Eilish- bad guy

    Lil Nas X – Old Town Road (Remix) ft. Billy Ray Cyrus

    Rosalía, J Balvin – Con Altura ft. El Guincho

    *Taylor Swift – ME! ft. Brendon Urie of Panic! At The Disco — (WINNER)

     

    BEST ARTIST

    Ariana Grande

    J Balvin

    Miley Cyrus

    *Shawn Mendes — (WINNER)

    Taylor Swift

     

    BEST SONG

    Ariana Grande- 7 rings

    *Billie Eilish- bad guy — (WINNER)

    Lil Nas X- Old Town Road (Remix) ft. Billy Ray Cyrus

    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

    *Rosalía, J Balvin – Con Altura ft. El Guincho — (WINNER)

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    Shawn Mendes, Camila Cabello – Señorita

    The Chainsmokers, Bebe Rexha – Call You Mine

    BEST NEW

    Ava Max

    *Billie Eilish — (WINNER)

    Lewis Capaldi

    Lil Nas X

    Lizzo

    Mabel

     

    BEST POP

    Ariana Grande

    Becky G

    Camila Cabello

    *Halsey — (WINNER)

    Jonas Brothers

    Shawn Mendes

     

    BEST LIVE

    Ariana Grande

    *BTS — (WINNER)

    Ed Sheeran

    P!NK

    Travis Scott

     

    BEST ROCK

    *Green Day — (WINNER)

    Imagine Dragons

    Liam Gallagher

    Panic! At The Disco

    The 1975

     

    BEST HIP-HOP

    21 Savage

    Cardi B

    Cole

    *Nicki Minaj — (WINNER)

    Travis Scott

     

    BEST ALTERNATIVE

    *FKA Twigs — (WINNER)

    Lana Del Rey

    Solange

    twenty one pilots

    Vampire Weekend

     

    BEST ELECTRONIC

    Calvin Harris

    DJ Snake

    Marshmello

    *Martin Garrix — (WINNER)

    The Chainsmokers

    BEST PUSH

    *Ava Max — (WINNER)

    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

    *Muse – Bilbao, Spain 2018 — (WINNER)

    The 1975 – Lollapalooza Paris Festival 2019

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    twenty one pilots – Lollapalooza Paris Festival 2019

    BEST LOOK

    *Halsey — (WINNER)

    J Balvin

    Lil Nas X

    Lizzo

    Rosalía

     

    BIGGEST FANS

    Ariana Grande

    Billie Eilish

    *BTS — (WINNER)

    Shawn Mendes

    Taylor Swift

     

    BEST US ACT

    Ariana Grande

    Billie Eilish

    Lil Nas X

    Lizzo

    *Taylor Swift — (WINNER)

     

    BEST UK ACT

    Lewis Capaldi

    Dave

    Mabel

    Ed Sheeran

    *Little Mix — (WINNER)

     

    EMA GENERATION CHANGE HONOREES

    Alfredo “Danger” Martinez, 33, Mexico

    Shiden Tekle, 20, UK

    Lisa RanRan Hu, 20, China

    Kelvin Doe, 22, Sierra Leone

    Jamie Margolin, 17, USA

     

    FULL PERFORMANCE LIST

    Dua Lipa – “Don’t Start Now”

    Mabel – “Don’t Call Me Up”

    Niall Horan – “Nice to Meet Ya”

    Akon feat. Becky G – “Como No”

    Green Day – “Father of All,” Basket Case”

    Halsey – “Graveyard”

    Ava Max – “Torn,” “Sweet but Psycho”

    Rosalía – “Di Mi Nombre”

    NCT 127 – “Highway to Heaven”

    Becky G – “24/7,” “Sin Pajama,” “Mayores”

    Liam Gallagher – “Once,” “Wonderwall”

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