Nigerian singer Tems won a Grammy award on Sunday, February 5th 2023, after becoming the first Nigerian female singer to win a Grammy.
The popular singer whose real name is Temilade Openiyi, won her first Grammy at the 65th Annual Grammy Awards for her work on Future’s song “Wait For U”, which also featured Drake.
“Wait For U” was released as the second single from Future’s ninth studio album, I Never Liked You.
Tems is also the first non-mixed Nigerian female musician to win the reputable award.
Tems has made a good impression with her music over the past few years. She was nominated for Album of the year for contributing to Beyoncé’s Renaissance album.
Tems also scored an Oscar nomination at the 2023 Oscars for co-writing “Lift Me Up” one of the songs on Black Panther: Wakanda Forever”.
Tems song “Higher”, which was a record off of her 2020 debut album for Broken Ears was sampled by “Wait For U”.
Ever since the news of her Grammy award broke, several fans took to social media to congratulate her.