Tiwa Savage is crowned Best African Act at the 2018 MTV Europe Music Awards

Tiwa Savage has emerged as the winner of the Best African Act category at the 2018 MTV EMAs awards.

The awards which went down on Sunday night, November 4th at the Bizkaia Arena, Bilbao in Spain, has seen Nigeria's Tiwa Savage announced as the Best African Actahead of the likes of fellow countryman, Davido, Distruction Boyz (South Africa), Fally Ipupa (DRC), Nyashinnski (Kenya) and Shekinah (South Africa).

Tiwa Savage, who becomes the first female artist to achieve this honour was present on stage to receive her award which she dedicated to her son, Jamil and her fans.

2018 has been a great year for the pop star, who has seen a number of her songs and collaboration top the charts and also enjoyed a sold out concert at her first headline show at the Indigo at the O2 arena, UK earlier in September, maintaining her hold as the leading female artist on the scene.

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