“Everyday Na Congrats for This Side”: Wizkid Bags Afrobeats Artist of the Year With His Hit Song Ft Tems

“Everyday Na Congrats for This Side”: Wizkid Bags Afrobeats Artist of the Year With His Hit Song Ft Tems

  • Nigerian superstar Wizkid, alongside Tems, made their countrymen proud once more, with their latest achievement in the United States
  • The Essence hitmakers beat their fellow citizens Burna Boy, CKay, and Fireboy to clinch an award
  • Fans and music lovers took to several social media channels to celebrate the win, while some caused a little trouble here and there

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Nigerian global music star Wizkid, alongside his junior colleague Tems, triumphed over competitors Ckay, Fireboy, and Burna Boy to win the Afrobeats artist of the year.

The award, organised by the 2023 iHeart Radio Awards in Los Angeles, California, was a defining moment for the country’s superstars.

Wizkid, Tems
Pictures of Wizkid and Tems Credit: @wizkidayomedia, @temszn
Source: Instagram

However, Mavins 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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Netizens react to Wizkid's award

berry_nerves:

"Big wiz don too oppress 30bg."

chinwezemoses:

"No be to the Dey run enter bush o o."

kimmani_dc:

"Awards no they taya this man. Big wiz for us all."

ygurny1_:

"As u dey talk now you think he will win award more than Asake this year? Your imagination gose wrong lmao."

masonalex826:

"Omo that Davido and odumodu song go loud lol."

Wizkid turns 'Uber driver' for mystery lady

Legit.ng gathered the report of a video of singer Wizkid and a female friend, which surfaced in the online community to the delight of internet users.

The clip captured the moment Wizkid’s friend turned him into her personal Uber driver and ordered him to drive her to her destination.

Wizkid respectfully asked where she was headed, and social media users who watched the video found it hilarious.

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Fan urges Wizkid to move back to Lagos

In a related story, Legit.ng reported that Wizkid stirred sweet reactions amongst his followers on social media after sharing pictures of his activities in Lagos.

The singer was spotted alongside colleague, Wande Coal, at a fancy beach house, where they were also joined by other friends.

One social media user who reacted urged the singer to fully return to Lagos in other to get more inspiration for his music.

Source: Legit.ng

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Chinasa Afigbo (Editor) Chinasa Afigbo is a pop culture/music journalist and content writer with over four years of experience in other mainstream media organisations, including Vanguard Media and Guardian Life. She holds a degree in Information Management Technology from the Federal University of Technology, Owerri (FUTO). She also moved on to pursue courses in writing & media communications. Chinasa has also been published in other Intl journals, like The African Report. Reach her at: chinasa.afigbo@corp.legit.ng.

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