Nyashinki whose nomination was marred by controversy in his home country Kenya for his perceived snobbish nature, hopped on Twitter to not only congratulate Davido on his win, but also to thank everyone who voted for him.
Biggest victor of the night was Canadian act Shawn Mendes who four awards; Best Artist, Best Song, Biggest Fans and Best Canadian Act.
"Omo make those one keep their awards, that award, that one wey dey peel".
The singer continued, saying, "My name is David". You can not play me and get away with it. Boom!
Last week, Davido released his first song since losing two friends a month ago.
Wizkid emerged Best African Act at the 2016 MTV EMAs but the award was later retrieved and handed to Tanzanian singer Alikiba.