Twitter reacts to Wizkid, Tem’s win and Fireboy’s performance at BET Award.

Date 2022-06-27

Category Entertainment, News

It’s been another good day for the Nigerian music industry as Wizkid picks up the “Best Collaboration Award” for his record breaking single “Essence” ft. Tems & Canadian singer Justin Beiber.

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Tems at BET Awards 2022 photographed by Leon Bennett


The song became the first African song to be nominated and win in this category and also Wizkid’s 4th career BET Award win.

  1. 2012: Best International Act: Africa
  2. 2017: Best International Act: Africa
  3. 2020: BET HER Award — “Brown Skin Girl”
  4. 2022: Best Collaboration — “Essence”

In the Best International Act category, Tems edged out UK rapper Dave, Little Simz, Major League DJz, Fireboy DML, Tayc, Fally Ipupa, Dinos and Ludmilla to win her second BET Award following the best collaboration award win earlier thanks to Wizkid’s “Essence”.

On the mainstage, YBNL artiste and Peru crooner, Fireboy — delivered a breathtaking performance of “Peru” and his new single “Playboy”.

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