Nigerian Singer, Tems, Makes History, Becomes First Female Nigerian To Win NAACP Image Award

Nigerian Singer Tems

Nigerian singer, Temilade Openiyi, popularly known to many as Tems, has made history, as she becomes the first female musical artist in Nigeria to win the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People, NAACP, Image Award.




The 27-year-old musical star won the with award under the “Outstanding International Song and Best Music Video” categories for the hit song ‘Essence’, which was a collaboration with Nigerian pop star Wizkid, a Billboars, BET and Grammy award winner.





Tiwa Savage’s ‘Somebody’s Son,, featuring Brandy, gained her nomination, while Kidi and Omah Lay received nominations for their song, “Touch it”, and “Understand” respectively. Fireboy also got nominated for his hit song ‘Peru’.




The 53rd NAACP Image Awards celebrate outstanding achievements and performances of people of colour across more than 80 competitive categories from film, television; plus streaming, music, literature, and podcasts.




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