Tems wins 2022Best International Act – BET Awards 2022
Temilade Openiyi, better known by her stage name Tems, is a Nigerian singer who won Best International Act at the 2022 BET Awards.
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The Microsoft Theater in Los Angeles hosted the 2022 award presentation. The BET Awards honour Black accomplishments in sport, music, and culture.
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Fireboy, Dave from the UK, Dinos from France, Fally Ipupa from the Congo, Little Simz from the UK, Ludmilla from Brazil, Major League Djz from South Africa, and Tayc from France were defeated by the brilliant singer.
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Tems encouraged women and girls to stay on their chosen path after receiving the prize, saying that the effort will soon pay off.
“Thank you very much for this, thank you so much,” she exclaimed. It’s a privilege. I mean, this is my first award event where I’m receiving a prize, so I just want to take this chance to address every single woman and girl watching at home, whether they are young, elderly, or anything. This kind of thing doesn’t happen where I come from.
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With Wizkid’s “Essence” featuring Justin Bieber, Tems earlier in the evening won Best Collaboration.
‘Every Change I Get’ by DJ Khaled ft. Lil Baby and Lil Durk; ‘Family Ties’ by Baby Seem ft. Kenderick Lamar; ‘Whole Lotta’ by Bia ft. Nicki Minaj; ‘Way 2 Sexy’ by Drake ft. Future and Young Thug; and ‘Kiss me More’ by Doja Cat ft. SZA were the competition for Essence
At the 2022 BET Awards, singers Pheelz and Firebox DML performed.
Along with Tems, 2Baba, D’banj, Ice Prince, Wizkid, Davido, and Burna Boyare other Nigerian artists who have received the Best International Act award.
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