Tiwa Savage’s MTV EMA win is a hat trick for Nigeria- (2016, 2017 & 2018)


Tiwa Savage solidified Nigeria’s reign in African music by swatting off 5 strong contenders to bring home the prize-  guys it’s  a treble for Nigeria

Wizkid won the award in 2016 for his hit track “Ojuelegba” which earned him international acclaim

Davido followed in 2017 for his monster hit song “Fall” one of his most viewed songs till date – 93 million views on YouTube

And Now Tiwa Savage has netted a hat-trick by securing another trophy with her song “get it now” featuring Omarion . She defeated the following nominees;

  • Davido : Nigeria( FIA) 
  • Destruction boys : South Africa 
  • Fally Ipupa: DRC
  • Nyashinski: Kenya
  • Shekhinah: South Africa

Before these Trio, the only other Nigerian to have won the coveted award was D’banj in 2012 for his hit track “Oliver Twist”

Nigeria’s top three has emerged forward – the supremacy battle is not just between Davido and Wizkid, a female has emerged in their midst- and she cannot be ignored #girl-power #first female MTV EMA

Congratulatory Messages and Thanks

Mo- Abudu: Tiwa darling, the biggest congratulations on winning the Best African Act of the year at the MTV EMA Awards. You are so deserving. You have worked so hard . You deserve this and more 👋🏾👋🏾💃🏽💃🏽💃🏽. God be praised 🙏🏾

Tiwa – Almighty God, you ARE so faithful. My savage soldiers you did this for us. You’ve stuck with me through the roller coasters, THANK YOU. To my amazing team, this is just the beginning. African Woman, this is for US
I’ve been through a lot but I’ve kept my head up and weathered the storm because I know some little girl somewhere is dreaming like I did. ❤️❤️❤️❤️❤️❤️❤️❤️❤️

WizkidYes!! 🏅🏅🏅#no1Africanbadgyal!! God bless ya! Congratulation

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