MTV Europe Music Award for Best African Act

The following is a list of the MTV Europe Music Award winners and nominees for Best African Act.


Year Winner Nominees
2005 2 face Idibia
2006 Freshlyground
2007 D'banj

The award was retired in favour of the MTV Africa Music Awards (MAMAs) starting in 2008.


The award returned in 2012, since Best Worldwide Act has been added to the EMAs.

Year Winner Nominees Pre-nomination
2012 D'Banj
2013 LCNVL
2014 Sauti Sol
2015 Diamond
2016 Ali Kiba
2017 Davido