Burna Boy Wins “Best African Act” Award 2019 At MTV EMA Awards Night (Full Winners List)

Burna Boy Wins “Best African Act” Award 2019 At MTV EMA Awards Night

Burna Boy Wins “Best African Act” Award 2019 At MTV EMA Awards Night

Burna Boy Wins “Best African Act” Award 2019 At MTV EMA Awards Night. Nigeria’s prominent singer, 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 Best Artist.

FULL LIST OF “2019 MTV EMA” WINNERS

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)

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

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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