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BET Awards: Tems makes history, wins Best International Act [Full Winner’s List]

Tems
Tems

Nigerian sonorous singer, Tems certainly had a good outing last night at the BET Awards. The singer added two plaques to her shelf, moreso, she made history as she became the first female Nigerian afrobeats artiste to win the Best International Act.

She beat her competitors like Dave, UK; Dinos, France; Fally Ipupa, DRC, Fireboy DML, Nigeria; Little Simz, UK; Ludmilla, Brazil; Major League DJZ, South Africa; and, Tayc, France; to clinch the award for the Best International Act.

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With her win at the 2022 BET awards, Tems joins other Nigerian artistes the likes of Ice Prince, Wizkid, Davido, and Burna Boy who have won the BET Award in the past.

The delectable songstress had a great run in 2021, especially with her contribution to Wizkid’s song, Essence. Hence, she got a grammy nomination for lending her vocals to the song.

While she did not go home with the Grammy Award, through her collaboration on Essence remix which also features Justin Bieber, Tems bagged another award.

The record, Essence remix won in the Best Collaboration category at the BET Awards 2022.

This record was nominated alongside other great records from top artists such as “Every Chance I Get” by DJ Khaled Feat. Lil Baby & Lil Durk, “Family Ties,” by Baby Keem & Kendrick Lamar, “Kiss Me More” by Doja Cat Feat. SZA, “Way 2 Sexy” by Drake Feat. Future & Young Thug, and “Whole Lotta Money” (Remix) by Bia Feat. Nicki Minaj.

On the red carpet, Nigerian singer and producer, Pheelz performed for the guests, while Fireboy DML serenaded the audience with his hits song, Peru, during the event.

The 2022 class of nominees are selected by BET’s Voting Academy, which is comprised of entertainment professionals in music, television, film, digital marketing, sports journalism, public relations, influencers and creative arts.

Find the full list of winners below

Best Female R&B/Pop Artist
Ari Lennox
Chlöe
Doja Cat
H.E.R.
Jazmine Sullivan (WINNER)
Mary J. Blige
Summer Walker

Best Male R&B/Pop Artist
Blxst
Chris Brown
Givēon
Lucky Daye
The Weeknd (WINNER)
Wizkid
Yung Bleu

Best Group
Bruno Mars, Anderson .Paak (Silk Sonic) (WINNER)
Chlöe x Halle
City Girls
Lil Baby & Lil Durk
Migos
Young Dolph & Key Glock

Best Collaboration
“Essence,” Wizkid Feat. Justin Bieber & Tems (WINNER)
“Every Chance I Get,” DJ Khaled Feat. Lil Baby & Lil Durk
“Family Ties,” Baby Keem & Kendrick Lamar
“Kiss Me More,” Doja Cat Feat. SZA
“Way 2 Sexy,” Drake Feat. Future & Young Thug
“Whole Lotta Money (Remix),” BIA Feat. Nicki Minaj

Best Female Hip Hop Artist
Cardi B
Doja Cat
Latto
Megan Thee Stallion (WINNER)
Nicki Minaj
Saweetie

Best Male Hip Hop Artist
Drake
Future
J. Cole
Jack Harlow
Kanye West
Kendrick Lamar (WINNER) 
Lil Baby

Video of the Year
“Family Ties,” Baby Keem & Kendrick Lamar (WINNER)
“Have Mercy,” Chlöe
“Kiss Me More,” Doja Cat Feat. SZA
“Pressure,” Ari Lennox
“Smokin Out The Window,” Bruno Mars, Anderson .Paak (Silk Sonic)
“Way 2 Sexy,” Drake Feat. Future & Young Thug

Video Director of the Year
Anderson .Paak aka Director .Paak (WINNER)
Benny Boom
Beyoncé & Dikayl Rimmasch
Director X
Hype Williams
Missy Elliott

Best New Artist
Baby Keem
Benny The Butcher
Latto (WINNER)
Muni Long
Tems
Yung Bleu

Album of the Year
“An Evening With Silk Sonic,” Bruno Mars, Anderson.Paak (Silk Sonic) (WINNER)
“Back Of My Mind,” H.E.R.
“Call Me If You Get Lost,” Tyler, The Creator
“Certified Lover Boy,” Drake
“Donda,” Kanye West
“Heaux Tales, Mo’ Tales: The Deluxe,” Jazmine Sullivan
“Planet Her,” Doja Cat

Best International Act
Dave (UK)
Dinos (France)
Fally Ipupa (DRC)
Fireboy DML (Nigeria)
Little Simz (UK)
Ludmilla (Brazil)
Major League DJz (South Africa)
Tayc (France)
Tems (Nigeria) (WINNER)

Best Movie
“Candyman”
“King Richard” (WINNER)
“Respect”
“Space Jam: A New Legacy”
“Summer of Soul”
“The Harder They Fall”

Best Actor
Adrian Holmes, “Bel-Air”
Anthony Anderson, “Black-Ish”
Damson Idris, “Snowfall”
Denzel Washington, “The Tragedy of Macbeth”
Forest Whitaker, “Respect” and “Godfather of Harlem”
Jabari Banks, “Bel-Air”
Sterling K. Brown, “This Is Us”
Will Smith, “King Richard” (WINNER)

Best Actress
Aunjanue Ellis, “King Richard”
Coco Jones, “Bel-Air”
Issa Rae, “Insecure”
Jennifer Hudson, “Respect”
Mary J. Blige, “Power Book II: Ghost”
Queen Latifah, “The Equalizer”
Quinta Brunson, “Abbott Elementary”
Regina King, “The Harder They Fall”
Zendaya, “Euphoria” and “Spider-Man: No Way Home” (WINNER)

YoungStars Award
Akira Akbar
Demi Singleton
Marsai Martin (WINNER)
Miles Brown
Saniyya Sidney
Storm Reid

Sportswoman of the Year Award
Brittney Griner
Candace Parker
Naomi Osaka (WINNER)
Serena Williams
Sha’Carri Richardson
Simone Biles

Sportsman of the Year Award
Aaron Donald
Bubba Wallace
Giannis Antetokounmpo
Ja Morant
Lebron James
Stephen Curry (WINNER)

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