Tems to receive the Breakthrough Award at Billboard Women In Music 2024


Nigerian international star Temilade Openiyi, known as Tems, earned the prestigious Breakthrough Award at the esteemed Billboard Women in Music Award 2024.

This was announced on the Billboard Charts official Instagram page on Wednesday, January 24, 2024.

This recognition solidifies her growing impact in the global music scene, particularly since her breakthrough into the US industry with the chart-topping collaboration 'Essence' alongside Wizkid.

Tems has consistently garnered acclaim from American media, a testament to her exceptional talent and contributions to the music landscape. Following her debut on the Billboard Hot 100 charts, the artist has further elevated her career by collaborating with iconic figures in the US music industry, including Beyoncé, Rihanna, Drake, and Future.

The Grammy-winning artist secured the accolade for Best Melodic Rap Performance with the track 'Wait for U,' featuring Drake and Future. Notably, Tems made history as the first African artist to debut at number one on the Billboard Hot 100 chart, becoming the second Nigerian to achieve this remarkable feat.

The much-anticipated Billboard Women in Music Awards ceremony is scheduled at the YouTube Theatre on March 6, 2024. Tems, celebrated for her hit 'Me & U,' will grace the occasion to accept the Breakthrough Award, alongside other accomplished women in the music industry who are set to be honoured across various categories.