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Tems Makes History as 1st Nigerian Female Grammy Winner

Tems Makes History as 1st Nigerian Female Grammy Winner

Burna Boy, a Nigerian superstar, failed to shine at the awards, walking away empty-handed.

Tems, a singer and songwriter, made history by becoming the first Nigerian female artiste to win a Grammy at the 65th Annual Grammy Awards.

Tems Makes History as 1st Nigerian Female Grammy Winner. Temilade Openiyi, real name, won a Grammy for her song “Wait for You,” which was featured by Future and Drake.

The song was named ‘Best Melodic Rap Performance’.

The 2023 Grammy Awards were held at the Staples Center in Los Angeles, California, with comedian Trevor Noah hosting the evening.

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Burna Boy, a Nigerian superstar, did not shine at the awards, walking away empty-handed. He had received nominations in two categories.

He was nominated for Best Global Song Performance for ‘Last Last,’ and Best Global Album for ‘Love, Damini,’ but lost both.

Wouter Kellerman, Zakes Bantwini, and Nomcebo Zikode of South Africa defeated Nigerian singer ‘Last Last’ to win the award for Best Global Music Performance.

Burna Boy’s album “Love Damini” also lost the award for Best Global Music Album to Masa Takumi from Japan.

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“Harry’s House” by Harry Styles was named album of the year.

Samara Joy (best new artist), Lizzo (record of the year), and Bonnie Raitt were also honored (song of the year).

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