Nigerian singer, Tems, has emerged the best new artiste at the 2022 Soul Train Awards, which was aired on Saturday, 26th November 2022, making her the first African to win the category.


Tems was named the best new artist at the Soul Train Awards in 2022, which took place at the Orleans Arena in Las Vegas, USA, earning her second victory at the event and making her the first and only female African musician to receive the prestigious accolade.

Tems beat compatriots, CKay, Fireboy DML, others Muni Long, Steve Lacy, Coco Jones, Dixson to the award.

According to BillBoard, the Nigerian singer is the first winner in this category who hails from Africa.

Tems was featured on Wizkid’s global hit “Essence,” which won best collaboration at the 2021’s award.

Story: Ene Ken-Yawe

Media: @temsbaby/Instagram


November 28, 2022