Nigeria’s queen of music, Tiwa Savage has received the 2018 MTV Europe Music Awards (MTV EMAs) within the Best African Act class.
The annual MTV EMA held last night time at the expansive Bilbao Exhibition Center, Bilbao, Spain, amidst glitz and glamour, awarding music artistes across the globe in numerous classes.
The African act class was infused into the MTV EMA to improve musical alliances throughout borders, and promote cultural integrations.
Tiwa was nominated alongside fellow Nigerian act, David Adeleke, aka Davido; South Africa’s Distruction Boyz and Shekinah; Kenya’s Nyashinski and Fally Ipupa from the DRC.
The songstress, in June of this year, misplaced to Davido, within the Best International Act class of the Black Entertainment Television (BET) Awards.
Speaking with The Nation on the purple carpet, prior to the award present, Tiwa was stuffed with accolades for Davido whom she proudly known as by his alias; O.B.O.
She stated it was humbling being nominated in the identical class of the award with Davido. She additionally gave a shout out to fellow contestant from DRC, Fally Ipupa.
It stands out as the second time that Tiwa was rocking the MTV purple carpet, having received the Best Female Act at the African model of the reward scheme known as MTV Africa Music Award (MAMA) in 2014.
Delighted by her first-time expertise in Bilbao, Tiwa easy stated she loves the Spanish meals, whereas additionally describing the award organisation as ‘incredible’.
Alao, a 26-year-old Nigerian woman, Hauwa Ojeifo received within the first version of MTV EMA Generation Change Award class.
Miss Ojeifo who was chosen amongst 4 others was missed on the purple carpet, as she couldn’t safe a Schengen Visa from the Spanish embassy in Nigeria to embark on the journey.
Her award class was offered in the course of the MTV EMA purple carpet pre-show.
The award goals to elevate and empower the fearless, unique younger people who find themselves altering the world.
Ojeifo was chosen alongside a 21-year old Afghanistan, Sonita Alizadeh; 17 year old Lebanese, Mohamad Aljounde; 20 year old Briton, Ellen Jones and an 18 year old Xiuhtezcatl “X” Martinez.
The MTV EMA was broadcast reside in 81 international locations all over the world.