As Nigeria’s number 1 African Bad Girl, Tiwa Savage, emerged victorious in the ‘Best African Act’ category at the 2018 MTV EMA awards, Twitter has been abuzz with reactions from music enthusiasts around the world.
The annual music awards which held on Sunday night at the Bizkaia Arena, Bilbao in Spain, saw the Mavin Chair lady become the first African female artiste to achieve this feat in the stead of her fellow artistes, Davido, Fally Ipupa (DRC), Nyashinnski (Kenya) and Shekinah (South Africa)
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It is not a local stew! #TiwaSavage is currently at the 2018 #MTVEMAs venue in Spain. The international pop star is nominated in the ‘Best African Act’ category along with an array of African music heavyweights including #Davido. __ If she emerges victorious, she would become the first African female pop artiste to win the MTV Europe Music Awards. __ Via @orin.ng
While her teeming fans have thronged twitter to congratulate Tiwa savage on this amazing feat, others have attributed her big win to the Wizkid effect on the singer’s brand, especially as her win is off the heels of the ‘Fever’ video, which Ms Savage was featured in.
See some of their reactions below:
Those of you who disrespect @TiwaSavage by saying she is not our biggest female artist or try to compare her to……. should never do it again.
No one comes close.
She is one of our top artists irrespective of gender.
Tiwa Savage beat Davido to Best African Act…y’all think she didn’t know what was she was doing with the Fever Video…imagine having ur fans and wizkid Fc voting for you…
Congrats First Lady #EMA
— Obaoriade (@obaoriade) November 4, 2018
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