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Winners Emerge as African Music Stars Glow at AFRIMA 2017

Winners Emerge as African Music Stars Glow at AFRIMA 2017

Superstar Davido has defeated Starboy Wizkid to win the best African Act at the MTV Europe Music Awards 2017.

The artiste, popularly known as Davido, was named as the victor of the Best African Act category.

Biggest victor of the night was Canadian act Shawn Mendes who four awards; Best Artist, Best Song, Biggest Fans and Best Canadian Act.

Songbird Rue was running for the Best Female Artiste in Southern Africa Award that was won by South Africa's Thandiswa.

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Bagging an award each on the night include; 2baba (Nigeria) Tiwa Savage (Nigeria), Simi (Nigeria), Wande Coal (Nigeria), Ycee (Nigeria), Orezi (Nigeria), Montess (Cameroon), Locko (Cameroon), Nandy (Tanzania), Eddy Kenzo (Uganda), Ibitssam Tiskat (Morocco).

"This just shows that when music is used as a positive tool for the benefit of those around you, one won't need much to be heard, the music will speak for itself", said Wanyanya.

"This is a huge honour for him to receive this prestigious award".