Prominent Nigerian singer, David Adeleke, better known by his stage name “Davido,” has emerged as the winner of the “Best African Act” at the 2017 MTV EMA.
Davido triumphed over his biggest contender in Nigeria, Wizkid, and Nasty C of South Africa to take home the highly coveted award.
— MTV Base West (@MTVBaseWest) November 12, 2017
— MTVAfrica (@MTVAfrica) November 12, 2017
— MTV Base Africa (@MTVBaseAfrica) November 12, 2017
— JJ. Omojuwa (@Omojuwa) November 12, 2017
Other African acts who were in the same category include Babes Wodumo from South Africa, C4 Pedro from Angola and Nyashinki from Kenya.
Apparently elated, the DMW quickly took to his twitter page to make the grand announcement.
— Davido (@iam_Davido) November 12, 2017
“I’m on Fiaaaaaaa!!? Thank you everybody. This is for you mom! ❤️ ❤️❤️#30BG”, he said.
Details of the full list of winners would soon be published.