The MTV Europe Music Awards (originally named MTV European Music Awards, commonly abbreviated as MTV EMA) are awards presented to honour artists and music in pop culture.
It was originally conceived as an alternative to the MTV Video Music Awards, which are hosted annually in the United States.
The following is a list of the MTV Europe Music Award winners and nominees for Best African Act from 2005:-
Let it be noted that the award was retired in favour of the MTV Africa Music Awards (MAMAs) starting in 2008.
It later returned in 2012, since Best Worldwide Act has been added to the EMAs.
2014: Sauti Sol
2015: Diamond Platnumz
2016: Ali Kiba
2018: Tiwa Savage
2019: Burna Boy
2020: Master KG