2023 iHeartRadio Music Awards: Artists Wizkid & Tems Win In The AfroBeats Artist Of The Year

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Nigerian singers Ayodeji Balogun, popularly known as Wizkid, and Temilade Openiyi, aka Tems, have won the 2023 iHeart Radio Music Awards.

The “Essence” crooners beat their compatriots Burna Boy, CKay, and Fireboy to clinch the award.

Tems also snagged the second award of the night at the ceremony, which was held at the Dolby Theatre in Los Angeles on Monday.

Her collaboration with Future and Drake “Wait for U,” won the hip-hop song of the year category.

However, the biggest winner of the night was Taylor Swift, who scooped up six awards, including Song of the Year for “Anti-Hero.”

British singer Harry Styles won the Artist of the Year award, while GloRilla tied Latto for the Best New Hip-Hop Artist category.

Nigerian star Rema, who was nominated for the Best Music Video category with “Calm Down,” which featured Selena Gomez, lost to Korean group BTS.

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