Nigerian Musician, Burnaboy, who has had an incredibly amazing year, earlier today was annouced as the winner for the MTVEMA Best African act 2019.

He was nominated alongside Nasty C, Toofan, Harmonize, Teniola Apata , Prince Kaybee and Teni.

The ceremony was held in FIBES, Conference & Exhibition Centre of Seville, Spain and had many stars in attendance, however Burnaboy couldnt make it to the ceremony as he sold out the SSE Arena which was formerly referred to as Wembley Arena the same night the Award ceremony was ongoing.

The stadium was filled to the brim with fans jaming to the African Giant all night long.

He was also given a plaque from the management of the Arena for been the first  African to accomplish such a feat.

check out below for the 2019 MTV EMAs full list of winners.

BEST U.S. ACT

Ariana Grande
Billie Eilish
Lil Nas X
Lizzo
WINNER: Taylor Swift

BEST CANADIAN ACT

Alessia Cara
Avril Lavigne
Carly Rae Jepsen
WINNER: Johnny Orlando
Shawn Mendes

BEST VIDEO

Ariana Grande, “thank u, next”
Billie Eilish, “bad guy”
Lil Nas X ft. Billy Ray Cyrus, “Old Town Road” (Remix)
ROSALÍA, J Balvin ft. El Guincho, “Con Altura”
WINNER: Taylor Swift ft. Brendon Urie of Panic! At The Disco, “ME!”

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BEST ARTIST

Ariana Grande
J Balvin
Miley Cyrus
WINNER: Shawn Mendes
Taylor Swift

BEST SONG

Ariana Grande, “7 rings”
WINNER: Billie Eilish, “bad guy”
Lil Nas X ft. Billy Ray Cyrus, “Old Town Road” (Remix)
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”
WINNER: ROSALÍA, J Balvin ft. El Guincho, “Con Altura”
Shawn Mendes, Camila Cabello, “Señorita”
The Chainsmokers, Bebe Rexha, “Call You Mine”

BEST NEW

Ava Max
WINNER: Billie Eilish
Lewis Capaldi
Lil Nas X
Lizzo
Mabel

BEST POP

Ariana Grande
Becky G
Camila Cabello
WINNER: Halsey
Jonas Brothers
Shawn Mendes

BEST LIVE

Ariana Grande
WINNER: BTS
Ed Sheeran
P!NK
Travis Scott

BEST ROCK

WINNER: Green Day
Imagine Dragons
Liam Gallagher
Panic! At The Disco
The 1975

BEST HIP-HOP

21 Savage
Cardi B
J. Cole
WINNER: Nicki Minaj
Travis Scott

BEST ALTERNATIVE

WINNER: FKA twigs
Lana Del Rey
Solange
twenty one pilots
Vampire Weekend

BEST ELECTRONIC

Calvin Harris
DJ Snake
Marshmello
WINNER: Martin Garrix
The Chainsmokers

BEST LOOK

WINNER: Halsey
J Balvin
Lil Nas X
Lizzo
ROSALÍA

BIGGEST FANS

Ariana Grande
WINNER: BTS
Billie Eilish
Shawn Mendes
Taylor Swift

BEST PUSH

WINNER: Ava Max
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
WINNER: Muse: Bilbao, Spain 2018
The 1975: Lollapalooza Paris Festival 2019
twenty one pilots: Lollapalooza Paris Festival 2019

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BEST U.K. & IRELAND ACT

Lewis Capaldi
Dave
Mabel
Ed Sheeran
WINNER: Little Mix (Social Wildcard Winner)

Best African Act

WINNER: Burna Boy

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