Nigerian Afrobeat singer, Openiyi Temilade, popularly known as Tems, wins the Best International Act at the BET Awards 2022.
The award event was held at the Microsoft Theater in Los Angeles to celebrate Black excellence in music, culture and sports.
Other nominees for the award includes Fireboy, Dave from the UK, Dinos from France, Fally Ipupa from Congo, Little Simz from the UK, Lumdilla from Brazil, Major League Djs from South Africa and Tayc from France.
While receiving the award, the artiste gave a motivational remark to women worldwide on the need to reach for the stars.
”Thank you so much for this, thank you so much. It’s an honor…… I mean this is my first award show that I’m winning something and I just want to use this as an opportunity to speak to every single young, old, whatever, every single woman watching this, every single girl watching this at home. Where I’m from, things like this don’t happen.”
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