MTV EMA 2021 winners : WIZKID WINS BEST AFRICAN ACT ( Full List)

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MTV EMA 2021 winners

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WIZKID WINS BEST AFRICAN ACT AT MTV EMA 2021

 

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The 2021 MTV Europe Music Awards (MTV EMA) were held on Sunday at Papp László Budapest Sportaréna in Budapest, Hungary, where Wizkid, a Grammy-winning artist, won the Best African Act award.

The Afrobeats superstar competed with other African musicians, including Tems (Nigeria) and Amaarae (Ghana), Diamond Platnumz (Tanzania) and Focalistic (South Africa), to win the award.

“HUGE congratulations to BIG WIZ @wizkidayo for winning Best African Act!” stated the event’s organisers on Instagram, @mtvbaseafrica, in a post congratulating the Essence singer on his win. #MTVEMA #StarBoyHQ from Lagos to the rest of the globe.

 

“I just want to say a big thank you to the EMAs for the award,” Wizkid said in a digitally recorded speech as he accepted the prize. “I’d also like to express my gratitude to my fans.” Thank you for supporting Wizkid, Starboy, and Big Wiz, and for bringing Africa to the world!” he continued.

The musician used his verified Instagram storey to tell his 13.2 million followers of his win. As the category winner, he shared a video excerpt of the announcement.

The ViacomCBS MTV Europe Music Awards honours great performers from Europe and beyond.

“Wizkid’s win at the EMAs underscores Africa’s rise to prominence in the global music scene,” said Monde Twala, senior vice-president and general manager of ViacomCBS Networks Africa. With ground-breaking collaborations and uplifting themes, music has the potential to unify the world, and this year’s winner has fully personified that concept.”

“We are proud of all of the Best African Act nominees, and VCNA will keep its promise to promote local talent across all of our platforms as we showcase the best of African music and culture to the world.”

Wizkid’s MTV EMA award adds to his amazing list of accomplishments this year, which include the worldwide success of his Made in Lagos album, which includes the smash hit “Essence” featuring Tems.

He was nominated for the 2021 Music of Black Origin (MOBO) Awards in the UK, where he was shortlisted for Best African Music Act and Best International Act. In October, Billboard Magazine reported that Made in Lagos had been nominated for the Grammy Award for Best Global Album, which his colleague Burna Boy had won earlier this year.

 

 

Best Artist

WINNER: Ed Sheeran

Doja Cat

Justin Bieber

Lady Gaga

Lil Nas X

The Weeknd

Best Pop

WINNER: BTS

Doja Cat

Dua Lipa

Ed Sheeran

Justin Bieber

Olivia Rodrigo

Best Song

WINNER: Ed Sheeran: “Bad Habits

Doja Cat ft. SZA: “Kiss Me More”

Justin Bieber: “Peaches” ft. Daniel Caesar, Giveon

Lil Nas X: “Montero (Call Me By Your Name)”

Olivia Rodrigo: “Drivers License”

The Kid Laroi, Justin Bieber: “STAY”

Best Video

WINNER: Lil Nas X: “Montero (Call Me By Your Name)”

Doja Cat ft. SZA: “Kiss Me More”

Ed Sheeran: “Bad Habits”

Justin Bieber: “Peaches” ft. Daniel Caesar, Giveon

Normani ft. Cardi B: “Wild Side”

Taylor Swift: “Willow”

  • MTV EMA 2021 winners

Best Collaboration

WINNER: Doja Cat ft. SZA: “Kiss Me More”

Black Eyed Peas, Shakira: “Girl Like Me”

Bruno Mars, Anderson .Paak, Silk Sonic: “Leave the Door Open”

Lil Nas X, Jack Harlow: “INDUSTRY BABY”

The Kid Laroi, Justin Bieber: “Stay”

The Weeknd & Ariana Grande: “Save Your Tears (Remix)”

Best New

WINNER: Saweetie

Giveon

Griff

Olivia Rodrigo

Rauw Alejandro

The Kid Laroi

MTV EMA 2021 winners – Best Electronic

WINNER: David Guetta

Calvin Harris

Joel Corry

Marshmello

Skrillex

Swedish House Mafia

Best Rock

WINNER: Måneskin

Coldplay

Foo Fighters

Imagine Dragons

Kings Of Leon

The Killers

Best Alternative

WINNER: Yungblud

Halsey

Lorde

Machine Gun Kelly

Twenty One Pilots

Willow

Best Latin

WINNER: Maluma

Bad Bunny

J. Balvin

Rauw Alejandro

Rosalía

Shakira

Best Hip Hop

WINNER: Nicki Minaj

Cardi B

DJ Khaled

Drake

Kanye West

Megan Thee Stallion

MTV EMA 2021 winners – Best K-Pop

WINNER: BTS

Lisa

Monsta X

NCT 127

Rosé

Twice

Best Group

WINNER: BTS

Imagine Dragons

Jonas Brothers

Little Mix

Måneskin

Silk Sonic

MTV EMA 2021 winners – Best Push

24KGoldn

Fousheé

Girl in Red

Griff

JC Stewart

Jxdn

Latto

Madison Beer

Olivia Rodrigo

Remi Wolf

Saint Jhn

The Kid Laroi

Biggest Fans

WINNER: BTS

Ariana Grande

Blackpink

Justin Bieber

Lady Gaga

Taylor Swift

Video for Good

WINNER: Billie Eilish: “Your Power”

Demi Lovato: “Dancing With The Devil”

Girl in Red: “Serotonin”

H.E.R.: “Fight For You”

Harry Styles: “Treat People With Kindness”

Lil Nas X: “Montero (Call Me By Your Name)”

MTV EMA 2021 winners – Best U.S. Act

WINNER: Taylor Swift

Ariana Grande

Doja Cat

Lil Nas X

Olivia Rodrigo

Generation Change Award

WINNERS: Amir Ashour, Matthew Blaise, Sage Dolan-Sandrino, Erika Hilton, and Viktória Radványi

 

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