Nigerian superstar, Wizkid’s album single, ‘Essence’ has added another award to its name as the hit record wins ‘Best collaboration’ at the BET Awards 2022.
The version of ‘Essence’ that won the award for Best Collaboration is the version featuring Tems and Justin Bieber which was released in 2021 after the initial release.
This record was nominated alongside other great records from top artistes 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.
In receiving the award, Tems who was present appreciated the BET Awards saying: “Thank you, BET… This award is for really Wiz, Africa, and I just want to say that great thing is happening out of Africa right now and the light is on everyone there… This is dedicated to Africa and to Nigeria. Thank you.”