Tems And Wizkid Join Beyonce As Big Winners At The NAACP Image Awards 2023


Tems And Wizkid Join Beyonce As Big Winners At The NAACP Image Awards 2023

Nigerian superstars Tems and Wizkid bagged major award wins alongside the grammy award-winning singer Beyonce at the NAACP Image Awards 2023.

Grammy award-winning singers Tems and Wizkid bagged awards at the NAACP Image Awards 2023 in two different categories. The NAACP Image Awards 2023 was held on the 20th and 21st of February 2023, to reward the best literary works, reality TV and game shows.

Tems received an award for her hit song ' No Woman No Cry' for Black Panther, and Wizkid, with his feature on the hit song 'Call Me Everyday' with Chris Brown, was also awarded at the award ceremony.

Outstanding Literary Work – Fiction 

“Take My Hand” – Dolen Perkins-Valdez

Outstanding Literary Work – Non-Fiction 

“Finding Me” – Viola Davis

Outstanding Literary Work – Debut Author 

“Illustrated Black History: Honoring the Iconic and the Unseen” – George McCalman

Outstanding Literary Work – Biography/ Autobiography 

“Scenes from My Life” – Michael K. Williams, Jon Sternfeld

Outstanding Literary Work – Instructional 

“Black Joy: Stories of Resistance, Resilience, and Restoration” – Tracey Lewis-Giggetts

Outstanding Literary Work – Poetry 

“To the Realization of Perfect Helplessness” – Robin Coste Lewis

Outstanding Literary Work – Children 

“Stacey’s Remarkable Books” – Stacey Abrams, Kitt Thomas

Outstanding Literary Work – Youth/Teens 

“Cookies & Milk” – Shawn Amos

Outstanding Variety or Game Show (Series or Special)

“The Daily Show with Trevor Noah”

Outstanding Host in a Reality/Reality Competition, Game Show or Variety (Series or Special) – Individual or Ensemble

Tabitha Brown – “Tab Time”

Outstanding Reality Program/Reality Competition Series

“Lizzo’s Watch Out For The Big Grrrls”

Outstanding Host in a Talk or News/Information (Series or Special) – Individual or Ensemble

Jennifer Hudson – “The Jennifer Hudson Show”

Outstanding News/Information (Series or Special)

“ABC News 20/20 Michelle Obama: The Light We Carry, A Conversation with Robin Roberts”

Awards were also presented on Monday, February 20, 2022, for major categories by top entertainers  Crystal Renee Hayslett, Echo Kellum and Jotaka Eaddy.

Outstanding International Song
“No Woman No Cry” – Tems

Outstanding Jazz Album – Instrumental
“JID014 (Jazz is Dead)” – Henry Franklin, Ali Shaheed Muhammad, Adrian Younge

Outstanding Gospel/Christian Song
“Positive” – Erica Campbell

Outstanding Gospel/Christian Album
“Kingdom Book One” – Maverick City Music & Kirk Franklin

Outstanding Duo, Group or Collaboration (Traditional)
Silk Sonic – “Love’s Train”

Outstanding Duo, Group or Collaboration (Contemporary)
Chris Brown feat. Wizkid – “Call Me Every Day”

Outstanding Music Video/Visual Album
“Lift Me Up” – Rihanna

Outstanding Soundtrack/Compilation Album
“Black Panther: Wakanda Forever” – Music From and Inspired By – Ryan Coogler, Ludwig Göransson, Archie Davis and Dave Jordan

Outstanding Male Artist
Chris Brown – “BREEZY” (Deluxe)

Outstanding Female Artist
Beyoncé – “Renaissance”

Outstanding Soul/R&B Song
“Cuff It” – Beyoncé

Outstanding Hip-Hop/Rap Song
“Hotel Lobby” – Quavo, Takeoff

Outstanding Album
“Renaissance” – Beyoncé

Get updates as they drop via Twitter and Facebook