Tiwa Savage becomes first female to win MTV Best African Act

Popular Nigerian Afro pop musician, Tiwa Savage, has become the first Nigerian female artiste to win the MTV Europe Music Awards in the Best African Act category. Moreover News Agencies of Nigeria had reported that the Afro-pop singer snatched the record-breaking award at the 2018 MTV E Mas held on Sunday at the Bilbao Exhibition Center, Bilbao, Spain which had several music stars across the world in attendance.

The African act category, in 2005, was infused into the MTV EMA to enhance musical alliances across borders, and promote cultural She said, “Almighty God, you are so faithful. My savage soldiers did it for me.“You have stuck with me through the roller coasters. Thank you. To my amazing team, this is just the beginning. African women, this is for us.“I have been through a lot but I have kept my head up and weathered the storm because I know some little girl somewhere is dreaming like I did,” Tiwa said.

Furthermore, She signed a recording contract with Mavin Records in 2012 and currently has a songwriting deal with Sony/ATV Music Publishing.The mother of one also signed a management and publishing deal with Roc Nation in June 2016. However, the biggest winner at the awards night was the Cuban-American singer Camila Cabello.


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