This is also the first Grammy Award won by a female Nigerian. Tems is also the first non-mixed Nigerian singer to win the award.
She bagged the coveted Grammy for her effort on the track 2022 ‘Wait For U’ alongside rappers Future and Drake.
The track picked up the win in the Best Melodic Rap performance category beating DJ Khalid’s ‘Beautiful’, Kendric Lamar’s Die Hard amongst others.
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.