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‘We’ve come a long way’: Drake and Nina Dobrev have a Degrassi reunion at AMAs…after she presents him the award for Favorite Rap/Hip Hop album

By Sarah Sotoodeh For Dailymail.com

 

Ten years ago, Drake and Nina Dobrev starred in teen TV drama Degrassi: The Next Generation together.

And on Sunday, the former co-stars had a mini reunion on stage at the American Music Awards in Los Angeles.

Nina, 27, presented Drake the award for Favorite Rap/Hip Hop album during the show.

Nice to see you again! Drake and Nina Dobrev had a reunion at the American Music Awards on Sunday; they starred in the teen TV drama Degrassi: The Next Generation together

Nice to see you again! Drake and Nina Dobrev had a reunion at the American Music Awards on Sunday; they starred in the teen TV drama Degrassi: The Next Generation together

The rapper, 30, started off his acceptance speech congratulating Nina on her successful career.

He said: ‘Thank you very much! Me and Nina were on Degrassi together, by the way.’

The rapper, who pointed toward Nina, added: ‘We’ve come a long way, you know. Congratulations on all your success!’

The Vampire Diaries actress clapped and giggled as he praised her.

Degrassi reunion! Nina Dobrev gives Best Rap award to Drake

Reunion time: Nina, 27, presented Drake the award for Favorite Rap/Hip Hop album during the show

Reunion time: Nina, 27, presented Drake the award for Favorite Rap/Hip Hop album during the show

Hello to you! The rapper, 30, started off his acceptance speech congratulating Nina on her successful career

Hello to you! The rapper, 30, started off his acceptance speech congratulating Nina on her successful career

The twosome only worked together for a year on the hit series.

Drake was 15 when he began playing Jimmy Brooks on Degrassi; The musician starred in a total of 145 episodes – from 2001 until 2007.

In the show, Jimmy is shot in the back; Due to his injuries, his character has use a wheelchair from then on.

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Nina played Mia Jones on Degrassi for 52 episodes, from 2006 until 2009.

Beaming: He said: 'Thank you very much! Me and Nina were on Degrassi together, by the way;' Drake pictured with Nina; Julianne Hough was on hand as a co-presenter

Beaming: He said: ‘Thank you very much! Me and Nina were on Degrassi together, by the way;’ Drake pictured with Nina; Julianne Hough was on hand as a co-presenter

Sweet words: The rapper, who pointed toward Nina, added: 'We've come a long way, you know. Congratulations on all your success'

Sweet words: The rapper, who pointed toward Nina, added: ‘We’ve come a long way, you know. Congratulations on all your success’

Happy: Drake was 15 when he began playing Jimmy Brooks on Degrassi; The musician starred in a total of 145 episodes - from 2001 until 2007; seen accepting his award on Sunday

Happy: Drake was 15 when he began playing Jimmy Brooks on Degrassi; The musician starred in a total of 145 episodes - from 2001 until 2007; seen accepting his award on Sunday

Happy: Drake was 15 when he began playing Jimmy Brooks on Degrassi; The musician starred in a total of 145 episodes – from 2001 until 2007; seen accepting his award on Sunday

Staying close: Nina presented Drake the award with her best friend Julianne Hough

Staying close: Nina presented Drake the award with her best friend Julianne Hough

So a gorgeous friendship: Nina and Julianne looked incredible as they presented the award to the winner Drake

So a gorgeous friendship: Nina and Julianne looked incredible as they presented the award to the winner Drake

The artist, who was born Aubrey Drake Graham, released his first mix tape – Room For Improvement – in 2006.

He became a household name in 2009, after he dropped So Far Gone.

Nina’s character – Mia – becomes a teenage mother at the age of 13 on the show.

Blast from the past: Nina played Mia Jones on Degrassi from 2006 until 2009; Drake starred as Jimmy Brooks on the series from 2001 until 2007; pictured in character on the TV series

Blast from the past: Nina played Mia Jones on Degrassi from 2006 until 2009; Drake starred as Jimmy Brooks on the series from 2001 until 2007; pictured in character on the TV series

Blast from the past: Nina played Mia Jones on Degrassi from 2006 until 2009; Drake starred as Jimmy Brooks on the series from 2001 until 2007; pictured in character on the TV series

Throwback: Drake (center in the wheelchair) and Nina (far right)  posed with the Degrassi cast for a 2007 promotional shot

Throwback: Drake (center in the wheelchair) and Nina (far right)  posed with the Degrassi cast for a 2007 promotional shot

She left Degrassi in 2009 for a starring role on the CW series The Vampire Diaries.

In 2013, the actress tweeted that she went to a Drake concert with her Vampire Diaries cast mates, adding the hashtag ‘#SoProudOfAubrey.’

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Drake was nominated for 12 awards at this year’s AMAs, with the Favorite Rap/Hip Hop album his first win on Sunday.

Always so supportive: In 2013, the actress tweeted that she went to a Drake concert with her Vampire Diaries cast mates, adding the hashtag '#SoProudOfAubrey'

Always so supportive: In 2013, the actress tweeted that she went to a Drake concert with her Vampire Diaries cast mates, adding the hashtag ‘#SoProudOfAubrey’

Stunning lady: Nina wowed in a black and silver look that showed off her toned legs

Strike a pose: The TV actress wore a lingerie inspired piece beneath the daring look

Strike a pose: The TV actress wore a lingerie inspired piece beneath the daring look

Strike a pose: The TV actress wore a lingerie inspired piece beneath the daring look

He really is a Champagne Papi! Drake shared this image of him enjoying a nice beverage while wearing rose-tinted shadesHe really is a Champagne Papi! Drake shared this image of him enjoying a nice beverage while wearing rose-tinted shades

Meeting of the minds: She also shared this photo of him hanging out with music video director Director X as they worked together on Hotline Bling

Meeting of the minds: She also shared this photo of him hanging out with music video director Director X as they worked together on Hotline Bling.

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