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  • Updated: June 27, 2022

2022 BET Awards: Tems Wins Best International Act [Video]

Tems has emerged winner of the Best International Act at the BET Awards 2022, making it the second time the singer is hitting the stage.

With her win at the 2022 BET awards, Tems joins Ice Prince, Wizkid, Davido, and Burna Boy as Nigerians who have won the BET Awards.

She also made history as the first African female to win the Best International Category.

The Nigerian singer, songwriter and record producer was nominated with other talented acts such as Fireboy DML, Dave from the UK, Dinos from France, Fally Ipupa from Congo, Little Simz from the UK, Ludmilla from Brazil, Major League Djz from South Africa, and Tayc from France.

The 'Craazy Tinz' crooner dedicated her win to women who are striving hard and have a dream.

“Thank you so much for this, thank you so much.

"It’s an honour… 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. Where I'm from, Lagos Nigeria, this is a dream.

"As you are watching me I want you to imagine yourself as me because you are meant to be here too. 

“I'm dedicating this to every single young woman every artiste, every one that is striving and dares to dream.

"I dare you to get up from your seat and go for your dream and fight for yourself because you can do it and can be here.

“And take this as a sign. If you were waiting for a sign from God, take this as that sign.”


 

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