Popular Nigerian musician, Temilade Openiyi aka Tems has been nominated for an MTV Video Music Award.
She got a nomination for her collaboration with American Rapper Future on his hit single âWait For Uâ.
The single from Futureâs album, âI Never Liked Youâ, which also featured Drake, was nominated in the Best Hip Hop Video category.
Her nomination follows her appearance as a songwriter on BeyoncÃ©âs âRenaissanceâ album and delivery of a soundtrack in Marvelâs âBlack Panther: Wakanda Foreverâ movie.
Former United States President Barack Obama also listed her hit âVibeâ in his annual summer playlist released Tuesday.
In June, Tems made history when she became the first Nigerian and African female musician to win the Best International Act at the BET Awards.
âWait For Uâ which debuted at number one on the Billboard Hot 100 earned Tems her third Billboard Hot 100 entry and made her the second Afrobeats act to reach number one on the chart.
The 2022 MTV awards ceremony will be held in New Jerseyâs Prudential Center in Newark on Sunday, August 28th.