Nigerian recording artiste, Temilade Openiyi who is better known as Tems on Sunday, February 5 bagged her first Grammy award for her contribution on Future’s hit single ‘Wait For U‘ featuring Canadian musician, Drake.
The songstress’ vocals was sampled on the single that is off Future’s 2022 studio album, I Never Liked You.
‘Wait For U‘ won the award for Best Melodic rap performance beating ‘Beautiful’ by DJ Khaled Featuring Future & SZA, ‘First Class’ by Jack Harlow, ‘Die Hard’ by Kendrick Lamar featuring Blxst & Amanda Reifer, and ‘Big Energy (Live)’ by Latto.
Meanwhile, the self-acclaimed African giant, Burna Boy did not clinch a win at the 2023 Grammy award ceremony.
He was nominated for Best Global Song performance and Best Global Album. He however lost the Best Global Song category to ‘Bayethe’ by Wouter Kellerman, Zakes Bantwini & Nomcebo Zikode, and Best Global album category to ‘Sakura’ by Masa Takumi.