Tems wins first Grammy Award
Nigerian singer, Temilade Openiyi, popularly known as Tems, on Sunday, set a new record for Nigerian music, as she won her first award at the 65th edition of the prestigious grammy awards 2023.
The singer, who had bagged 3 nominations at the Grammy awards 2023 with her immense contribution has bagged a Grammy award in the ‘Best Melodic Rap Performance’ category for her vocal and writing contribution on the smashing hit ‘Wait For U’ by Future featuring Drake and herself, making it her first Grammy award win after four nominations.
The “Free Minds” hit crooner, whose fame shot into the limelight after her hit collaboration song with Wizkid, titled Essence, gave her the opportunity to collaborate on hit songs with the finest in the music industry in America.
Meanwhile, Burna Boy, who was nominated in the “Best Global Music Album” and the “Best Global Music Performance” categories, failed to win any of them.
He lost the “Best Global Album” category to Masa Takumi with the album “Sakura.” And the “Best Global Performance” category to a collaboration by Wouter Kellerman, Zakes Bantwini, and Nomcebo Zikode with the song “Bayethe.”