Nigerian sensation Temilade Openiyi, widely known as Tems, is set to add another feather to her cap as she secures the prestigious Breakthrough Award at the upcoming Billboard Women in Music Awards 2024. The announcement was made via the official Instagram page of Billboard Charts on Wednesday, January 24, 2024.
This accolade serves as a testament to Tems’ remarkable impact on the global music stage, particularly following her breakthrough into the US industry with the chart-topping collaboration ‘Essence,’ alongside Wizkid. The international star has consistently garnered acclaim from American media, showcasing her exceptional talent and significant contributions to the music landscape.
Tems made waves on the Billboard Hot 100 charts, marking a pivotal moment in her career. Her collaborations with iconic figures in the US music industry, including Beyoncé, Rihanna, Drake, and Future, further solidify her status as a rising star with global resonance.
The Grammy-winning artist recently clinched the prestigious award for Best Melodic Rap Performance with her track ‘Wait for U,’ featuring Drake and Future. Notably, Tems etched her name in history as the first African artist to debut at number one on the Billboard Hot 100 chart, a groundbreaking achievement that highlights her influence on the international music scene.
As Tems prepares to receive the Breakthrough Award at the Billboard Women in Music 2024, the music world eagerly anticipates the next chapters in her flourishing career, celebrating her as a trailblazer and a symbol of excellence in the industry.