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BURNA BOY WINS BEST AFRICAN ACT AT 2019 EMA, SEE FULL LIST OF WINNERS

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Burna Boy, has won the category of Best African Act at the 2019 MTV EMAs on Sunday night as he beat the likes of Teni, Nasty C to emerge winner of the award in Seville, Spain.

This is the second international award the Burna Boy has clinched this year.

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The ‘African Giant’ as fondly called by his fans, also won the Best International Act award at the 2019 Black Entertainment Television (BET) Awards.

He beat Nigerian Teni, Prince Kaybee (South Africa), TooFan (Togo), Nasty C (South Africa) and Harmonize (Tanzania) in the award.

Burna Boy’s win makes it fourth time in a row that a Nigerian musician will win ‘Best African act award’ with Wizkid winning it in 2016, Davido 2017, Tiwa Savage in 2018.

Here is a list of the Winners & category:

BEST U.S. ACT

Ariana Grande

Billie Eilish

Lil Nas X

Lizzo

WINNER: Taylor Swift

BEST CANADIAN ACT

Alessia Cara

Avril Lavigne

Carly Rae Jepsen

Shawn Mendes

WINNER: Johnny Orlando

BEST VIDEO
Ariana Grande, “thank u, next”
Billie Eilish, “bad guy”
Lil Nas X ft. Billy Ray Cyrus, “Old Town Road” (Remix)
ROSALÍA, J Balvin ft. El Guincho, “Con Altura”

WINNER: Taylor Swift ft. Brendon Urie of Panic! At The Disco, “ME!”

BEST ARTIST

Ariana Grande
J Balvin
Miley Cyrus
Taylor Swift

WINNER: Shawn Mendes

BEST SONG

Ariana Grande, “7 rings”
WINNER: Billie Eilish, “bad guy”
Lil Nas X ft. Billy Ray Cyrus, “Old Town Road” (Remix)
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”

WINNER: ROSALÍA, J Balvin ft. El Guincho, “Con Altura”
Shawn Mendes, Camila Cabello, “Señorita”
The Chainsmokers, Bebe Rexha, “Call You Mine”

BEST NEW

Ava Max
Lewis Capaldi
Lil Nas X
Lizzo
Mabel
WINNER: Billie Eilish

BEST POP

Ariana Grande
Becky G
Camila Cabello
WINNER: Halsey
Jonas Brothers
Shawn Mendes

BEST LIVE

Ariana Grande
Ed Sheeran
P!NK
Travis Scott
WINNER: BTS

BEST ROCK

WINNER: Green Day
Imagine Dragons
Liam Gallagher
Panic! At The Disco
The 1975

BEST HIP-HOP

21 Savage
Cardi B
J. Cole
Travis Scott

WINNER: Nicki Minaj

BEST ALTERNATIVE

WINNER: FKA twigs

Lana Del Rey
Solange
twenty one pilots
Vampire Weekend

BEST ELECTRONIC

Calvin Harris
DJ Snake
Marshmello
WINNER: Martin Harris
The Chainsmokers

BEST LOOK

WINNER: Halsey
J Balvin
Lil Nas X
Lizzo
ROSALÍA

BIGGEST FANS

Ariana Grande
WINNER: BTS
Billie Eilish
Shawn Mendes
Taylor Swift

BEST PUSH

WINNER: Ava Max
Billie Eilish
CNCO
H.E.R.
Jade Bird
Juice WRLDKiana Ledé
Lewis Capaldi
Lizzo
Mabel
ROSALÍA

BEST WORLD STAGE

Bebe Rexha: Isle of MTV Malta 2019
Hailee Steinfeld: Isle of MTV Malta 2018
WINNER: Muse: Bilbao, Spain 2018
The 1975: Lollapalooza Paris Festival 2019
twenty one pilots: Lollapalooza Paris Festival 2019

BEST U.K. & IRELAND ACT

Lewis Capaldi
Dave
Mabel
Ed Sheeran

WINNER: Little Mix (Social Wildcard Winner)

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