Tems wins Grammy award, Burna Boy Loses

the Nigerian music star known by the name Tems

Temilade Openiyi, often known as Tems, is a Nigerian singer who was born on June 11th, 1995. She gained notoriety when she appeared on Wizkid’s 2020 single “Essence,” which received a Grammy Award nomination and peaked at number ten on the Billboard Hot 100 after receiving a remix with Justin Bieber’s added participation. She appeared on Drake’s song “Fountains” that same year.

As a prominent Nigerian singer she broke a record for Nigerian music at the 65th annual Grammy Awards in 2023.

Nigerian artist Tems won her first Grammy in the 2023 category for “Best Melodic Rap Performance.”
The singer, whose significant contributions earned her three nominations for the Grammy Awards in 2023, has won her first Grammy award in the category of “Best Melodic Rap Performance” for her vocal and compositional work on Future’s big single “Wait For U,” which also features Drake and herself.

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Other nominees for the category Tems won were Latto – Big Energy, Kendrick Lamar Featuring Blxst & Amanda Reifer, DJ Khaled Featuring Future & SZA (Beautiful), Jack Harlow (First Class), and Kendrick Lamar Featuring Blxst & Amanda Reifer (Die Hard) (Live).

Burna Boy, a fellow and award-winning singer, was nominated in two categories, but he didn’t take home any awards. Frontman and owner of Spaceship Entertainment, Masa Takumi won “Best Global Album” for his album “Sakura,” while Wouter Kellerman, Zakes Bantwini, and Nomcebo Zikode won “Best Global Performance” for their collaboration on the song “Bayethe.”

After the news, Tems received a flood of congrats on social media.
“Tems’ growth throughout the years has been mind-blowing,” stated @Shawnifee. She is now the first female performer from Nigeria to receive the Grammy Award after she won it. The Big Tem herself!

Tems’ Grammy win tonight makes her the first female Nigerian musician to win a Grammy, according to @Afrospecials. Tems are famous for a reason.

“Tems with her first Grammy win at the main categories,” another supporter said.

Her development is simply too fantastic. Tems is famous for a reason. To the culture infant Big love to you.

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