Tems Emerges First Nigerian Female Singer to Win Grammy

Nigerian artist, Temilade Openiyi, popularly known as Tems,has emerged the first Nigerian female singer to win Grammy Awards..

The 27-year-old artiste won her first grammy for her part in Future’s hit single ‘Wait For U’ under the award category for ‘Best Melodic Rap performance’ at the 65th grammy award which was held on Sunday at the Arena in Los Angeles.

Premium Times report that Tems’ is also the first non-mixed Nigerian female musician to win the prestigious award.

Sade Adu, who won the Grammy for ‘Best new artist’ in 1986, and Cynthia Erivo, who bagged ‘Best theatre Album’ in 2017, were British Nigerians

The Afrobeats singer has added this to her list of accomplishments following her Africa Future awards win and her Oscar nomination.

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