BET Awards
BET Awards

It was all joy and celebrations as Wizkid’s Essence ft. Tems and Justin Beiber won Best Collab at The BET awards 2022.

Tems, upon receiving the award acknowledged WizKid and her African people.

Thank you so much BET, this award is for Wiz, Africa,” she said as she held up her award, and the crowd cheered her on.

A great thing is happening out of Africa right now, and the light is on everyone there. This is dedicated to Africa and Nigeria,” she said as she exited the stage.

She also took home, the best international act award.

Wizkid, for reasons best known to him was not around to receive the award.

Starboy was nominated in two categories; the best collaboration and best male RnB/pop artist, together with Blxst, Chris Brown, Giveon, Lucky Daye, and The weeknd. He lost to The Weeknd.

Tems was gorgeously dressed, in a black flowy gown and a sleek hair up-do.

The song Essence, was released earlier last year, it was a marvel for most people.

Check out what fans had to say about the win;

Jeffrey Rediel: This was one of the toughest categories, still they pulled it off. Congrats

Shasha Vengesayi: Very very well deserved. Made in Lagos is imo the best Afrobeats album ever and Tems been putting in the work YAAAS

Shuggaa: Song was popping before Justin was on it. He should not have been mentioned in this award... It was so good is why Justin hopped on.

And this is what they had to say about the song;

Crystal: this song unites Africans, the Caribbean and African Americans, love to see it

Mr. Sincerity88: Tems voice is so unique and I’m a huge Wiz Kid fan. So glad to see Nigerian and African music shining, I'm a Black American and it makes me smile!

Isa Malik: What would the world do without the Black Essence? We are EXCEPTIONAL. With our rhythm, our style, our spirit, and our brilliant minds the entire planet feeds off of our energy