Tems and Wizkid
Nigerian singers, Wizkid and Tems have been nominated within the ‘best African act’ class for the 2021 MTV Europe Music Award set to carry on November 14.
The nominees have been introduced on Twitter on Thursday.
Tanzanian singer Diamond Platinumz was additionally nominated in the identical class together with Focalistic and Amaarae.
Since the discharge of their hit track ‘Essence’, Wizkid and Tems have obtained worldwide recognition.
The duo has additionally obtained the gold certification from the Recording Industry Association of America (RIAA).
Essence’ was launched in October 2020 because the eleventh track on Made in Lagos, Wizkid’s fourth studio album.
In 2020, Wizkid turned the primary African artiste to be licensed gold within the United States, after 500,000 items of ‘Come Closer’ have been bought.
‘Essence’ turns into his second to be licensed this 12 months after his 2017 track, ‘Come Closer’, that includes Canadian rapper, Drake, was licensed platinum and gold within the UK and Australia respectively in April.
The track additionally peaked at quantity 16 on billboard scorching 100.