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Tems Wins 2022 BET Awards ‘Best International Act’

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Nigerian music star Tems grabs two awards at BET Awards last night – “Best International Act,” as well as “Best Collaboration” for Essence by Wizkid featuring herself and Justin Bieber.

Hip Hop and RnB maestro cum entrepreneur Diddy also received the “Lifetime Achievement Award” for his contribution to the industry.

This is the first international award Tems is receiving for her own record.

In receiving the award, Tems gave a brief speech dedicating her award to every young woman striving to one day live their dreams.

Thank you so much for this, thank you so much. It’s an honour… I mean, this is my first award show that I’m winning something and I just want to use this as an opportunity to speak to every single young, old, whatever, every single woman watching this, every single girl watching this at home. Where I’m from, things like this don’t happen.”She said

Here is the full list of winners below:

Best Female R&B/Pop Artist
Jazmine Sullivan

Best Male R&B/Pop Artist
The Weeknd

Best Group
Bruno Mars, Anderson.Paak (Silk Sonic)

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Best Collaboration
“Essence,” Wizkid Feat. Justin Bieber & Tems

Best Female Hip Hop Artist
Megan Thee Stallion

Best Male Hip Hop Artist
Kendrick Lamar

Video of the Year
“Family Ties,” Baby Keem & Kendrick Lamar

Video Director of the Year
Anderson.Paak aka Director.Paak

Best New Artist
Latto

Album of the Year
“An Evening With Silk Sonic,” Bruno Mars, Anderson.Paak (Silk Sonic)

Dr. Bobby Jones Best Gospel/Inspirational Award
“We Win,” Lil Baby X Kirk Franklin (WINNER)

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BET Her
“Good Morning Gorgeous,” Mary J. Blige

Best International Act
Tems (Nigeria)

Best Movie
“King Richard”

Best Actor
Will Smith, “King Richard”

Best Actress
Zendaya, “Euphoria” and “Spider-Man: No Way Home” (WINNER)

YoungStars Award
Marsai Martin

Sportswoman of the Year Award
Naomi Osaka

Sportsman of the Year Award
Stephen Curry

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Lifetime Achievement Award
Sean “Diddy” Combs

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