Nigeria Singer, Temilade Openiyi, AKA Tems, won the ‘Best Collaboration Category at the BET Hip Hop Awards.
Tems won the award for contributing to Future’s ‘Wait For U’ ft Drake.
The 27-year-old Singer had three nominations for her contribution on Future’s ‘Wait For U’: Song of the Year, Best Hip Hop Video, and Best Collaboration Award.
‘Wait For U’ edged out other nominees, including ‘Family Ties’ by Baby Keem & Kendrick Lamar, ‘Way 2 Sexy’ by Drake Featuring Future & Young Thug, ‘Hot Shit’ by Cardi B, Kanye West & Lil Durk to win the Best Collaboration Award.
Nigerian music star, Burna Boy was also nominated in the Video Director of the Year category for his self-directed music video, Last Last, although he lost to Kendrick Lamar & Dave Free at the event held on 4th October 2022.
Here is the full list of winners.
Future featuring Drake & Tems – “Wait for U”- Winner Baby Keem & Kendrick Lamar – “Family Ties” City Girls featuring Usher – “Good Love” Cardi B, Kanye West & Lil Durk – “Hot Shit” Drake featuring 21 Savage – “Jimmy Cooks” Benny the Butcher & J. Cole – “Johnny P’s Caddy” Drake featuring Future & Young Thug – “Way 2 Sexy”
Video Director of the Year
Benny Boom Burna Boy Cole Bennett Colin Tilley Director X Kendrick Lamar & Dave Free – Winner Teyana Taylor
Best International Flow
Benjamin Epps (France) – Winner Black Sherif (Ghana) BLXCKIE (South Africa) Central Cee (UK) Haviah Mighty (Canada) Knucks (UK) Le Juiice (France) Nadia Nakai (Zimbabwe) Fazari Big Jue SZN (Liberia)
I Am Hip-Hop Award
Hip Hop Artist of the Year
Kendrick Lamar- Winner Cardi B Doja Cat Drake Future Kanye West Megan Thee Stallion
Hip Hop Album of the Year
Kendrick Lamar – Mr. Morale & the Big Steppers- Winner Latto – 777 Drake – Certified Lover Boy Kanye West – Donda Future – I Never Liked You Pusha T – It’s Almost Dry Nas – King’s Disease II
Best Hip Hop Video
ASAP Rocky – “D.M.B.” Baby Keem & Kendrick Lamar – “Family Ties” – Winner City Girls featuring Usher – “Good Love” Cardi B, Kanye West & Lil Durk – “Hot Shit” Bia & J. Cole – “London” Future featuring Drake & Tems – “Wait for U” Drake featuring Future & Young Thug – “Way 2 Sexy”
42 Dugg & EST Gee Big Sean & Hit-Boy Birdman & YoungBoy Never Broke Again Blxst & Bino Rideaux DaBaby & YoungBoy Never Broke Again EarthGang – Winner Styles P & Havoc
Best Live Performer
Cardi B Doja Cat Drake J. Cole Kanye West Kendrick Lamar- Winner Tyler, the Creator
Lyricist of the Year
Baby Keem Benny the Butcher Drake J. Cole Jack Harlow Jay-Z Kendrick Lamar- Winner
DJ of the Year
D-Nice DJ Cassidy DJ Drama – Winner DJ Kay Slay DJ Premier Kaytranada Mustard Nyla Symone LA Leakers: DJ Sourmilk & Justin Incredible
Producer of the Year
ATL Jacob Baby Keem Hit-Boy Hitmaka – Winner Kanye West Metro Boomin Pharrell Williams
Song of the Year
“Big Energy” – Produced by Dr. Luke & Vaughn Oliver (Latto) – Winner “F.N.F. (Let’s Go)” – Produced by Hitkidd (Hitkidd & GloRilla) “First Class” – Produced by Rogét Chahayed, Jack Harlow, Jasper Harris, & Charlie Handsome (Jack Harlow) “Hot Shit” – Produced by Tay Keith & BanBwoi (Cardi B, Kanye West & Lil Durk) “Super Gremlin” – Produced by ATL Jacob & Jambo (Kodak Black) “Wait for U” – Produced by FnZ & ATL Jacob (Future featuring Drake & Tems) “Way 2 Sexy” – Produced by TM88 & Too Dope (Drake featuring Future & Young Thug)