2019 EMA: Burna Boy wins Best Africa Act award, complete list of winners

2019 EMA: Burna Boy wins Best Africa Act award, complete list of winners

The 2019 edition of the MTV EMA's recently took place at Seville, Spain, and it was indeed a night of over the top performances from some of the finest music superstars.

This year, the award was hosted by American singer Becky G, who treated to the audience to a satisfying time despite the fact that it was her first time hosting.

The show was opened by multi talented singer Dua Lipa, who gave a beautiful performance of her latest music single Don't Start Now.

Nigeria's Damini Ogulu aka Burna Boy, who has add nothing short of an amazing 2019, added to his list of wins by emerging as winner of the Best Africa Act award.

Although Burna Boy was not physically present to receive the award, Alex Okosi, executive vice president and managing director for Viacom International Media Networks Africa (VIMN Africa) and BET International, commented on the win saying:

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“African music continues to make significant contributions to global entertainment and culture. We are proud of and congratulate Burna Boy from Nigeria for winning the Best Africa Act at the 2019 MTV EMA which showcases and celebrates the best talent from the world.”

Check out the full list of winners below:

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BEST AFRICA ACT

- Burna Boy (Nigeria) — (WINNER)

- Prince Kaybee (South Africa)

- TooFan (Togo)

- Nasty C (South Africa)

- Teni (Nigeria)

- Harmonize (Tanzania)

BEST VIDEO

- Ariana Grande – thank u, next

- Billie Eilish- bad guy

- Lil Nas X – Old Town Road (Remix) ft. Billy Ray Cyrus

- Rosalía, J Balvin – Con Altura ft. El Guincho

- Taylor Swift – ME! ft. Brendon Urie of Panic! At The Disco — (WINNER)

BEST ARTIST

-Ariana Grande

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-J Balvin

-Miley Cyrus

-Shawn Mendes — (WINNER)

-Taylor Swift

BEST SONG

-Ariana Grande- 7 rings

-Billie Eilish- bad guy — (WINNER)

-Lil Nas X- Old Town Road (Remix) ft. Billy Ray Cyrus

-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

-Rosalía, J Balvin – Con Altura ft. El Guincho — (WINNER)

-Shawn Mendes, Camila Cabello – Señorita

-The Chainsmokers, Bebe Rexha – Call You Mine

BEST NEW

-Ava Max

-Billie Eilish — (WINNER)

-Lewis Capaldi

-Lil Nas X

-Lizzo

-Mabel

BEST POP

Ariana Grande

Becky G

Camila Cabello

Halsey — (WINNER)

Jonas Brothers

Shawn Mendes

BEST LIVE

Ariana Grande

BTS — (WINNER)

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Ed Sheeran

Pink

Travis Scott

BEST ROCK

Green Day — (WINNER)

Imagine Dragons

Liam Gallagher

Panic! At The Disco

The 1975

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BEST HIP-HOP

-21 Savage

-Cardi B

-Cole

-Nicki Minaj — (WINNER)

-Travis Scott

BEST ALTERNATIVE

-FKA Twigs — (WINNER)

-Lana Del Rey

-Solange

-Twenty one pilots

-Vampire Weekend

BEST ELECTRONIC

-Calvin Harris

-DJ Snake

-Marshmellow

-Martin Garrix — (WINNER)

-The Chainsmokers

BEST PUSH

-Ava Max — (WINNER)

-Billie Eilish

-CNCO

-H.E.R.

-Jade Bird

-Juice WRLD

-Kiana Ledé

-Lauv

-Lewis Capaldi

-Lizzo

-Mabel

-Rosalía

BEST WORLD STAGE

-Bebe Rexha- Isle of MTV Malta 2019

-Hailee Steinfeld – Isle of MTV Malta 2018

-Muse – Bilbao, Spain 2018 — (WINNER)

-The 1975 – Lollapalooza Paris Festival 2019

-Twenty one pilots – Lollapalooza Paris Festival 2019

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BEST LOOK

-Halsey — (WINNER)

-J Balvin

-Lil Nas X

-Lizzo

-Rosalía

BIGGEST FANS

-Ariana Grande

-Billie Eilish

-BTS — (WINNER)

-Shawn Mendes

-Taylor Swift

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BEST US ACT

-Ariana Grande

-Billie Eilish

-Lil Nas X

-Lizzo

-Taylor Swift — (WINNER)

BEST UK ACT

-Lewis Capaldi

-Dave

-Mabel

-Ed Sheeran

-Little Mix — (WINNER)

EMA GENERATION CHANGE HONOREES

-Alfredo Danger Martinez, 33, Mexico

-Shiden Tekle, 20, UK

-Lisa RanRan Hu, 20, China

-Kelvin Doe, 22, Sierra Leone

-Jamie Margolin, 17, USA

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