Nigerian vocal powerhouse, Tems, has emerged as the winner of the Best International Act at the 2022 BET Awards.
The new queen of Afrobeat, Tems won two categories (Best International Act and Best Collaboration) at the just concluded 2022 BET Awards.
While receiving the award on stage, Tems was accompanied by Tec (one half of Show Dem Camp) and his manager, Muyiwa Awoniyi.
Excerpt from Tems acceptance speech;
“It’s an honour… I mean, this is my first award show that I’m winning something and I just want to use this as an opportunity to speak to every single young, old, whatever, every single woman watching this, every single girl watching this at home.“
“Where I’m from, things like this don’t happen.”
Tems conquered the likes of Dave (UK), Dinos (France), Fally Ipupa (DRC), Fireboy DML (Nigeria), Little Simz (UK), Ludmilla (Brazil), Major League DJz (South Africa) and Tayc (France).
Meanwhile, Tems was on the remix to Wizkid’s massive record, “Essence” with Justin Bieber, she featured on Drake’s album, “Certified Lover Boy” for the song “Fountains” and Tems featured on “WAIT FOR U” with Future and Drake from “I Never Liked You” album.
At the Night, we saw performances from Fireboy DML and Pheelz from Nigeria which made the night so colourful.