Wizkid’s ‘Essence’ Grabs New Nomination at HipHopDX Awards | SEE DETAILS
Wizkid’s global smash hit with Tems, Essence continues its domination with another nomination, this time at the 2021 HipHopDX Awards.
Wizkid and Tems’ Essence has gotten another nomination for Best R&B Song of the Year at the 2021 HipHopDX Awards. This was shared via Instagram on Monday, the 13th of December 2021.
Essence which is popularly acclaimed as "the song of the summer," is a song off Wizkid's Made in Lagos album, which was released in 2020. The afro-pop tune which features talented Nigerian songstress Tems, is a soothing mid-tempo song that has taken over the music scene on a global scale.
Away from this recent feat, Essence has earlier hit different milestones, including breaking into the top 10 spot on the Billboard Hot 100 (making it the highest-ranking African song ever to appear on the chart), scoring over 60 million streams on Apple Music, entering the US Apple Music top 10 as the first African song to do so, among other records.
Wizkid’s Essence was nominated for the Best R&B song at the HipHopDX Awards along with top hits like Silk Sonic’s Leave The Door Open, SZA’s Good Days and Pressure by Ari Lennox.