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Wizkid, Tems win at 2022 American Music Awards; see full list of winners

Wizkid, Tems win at 2022 American Music Awards; see full list of winners

Nigerian singers have been doing enormously well in the entertainment industry home and abroad, most especially in the music industry.

Two popular Nigerian music stars, Ayodeji Balogun, aka Wizkid and Temilade Openiyi, known professionally as Tems have won different awards at the American Music Awards.

While Wizkid made history by becoming the first artiste to win the Favourite Afrobeats Artiste category, Tems won with her collaboration with Wizkid on Essence which took the Favourite R&B Song category at the event.

The 50th edition of the event held on Sunday, November 20 at Microsoft Theater, California.

 Below is the full list of winners:

Artist of the year: Taylor Swift – WINNER

New artist of the year: Dove Cameron – WINNER

Collaboration of the year: Elton John & Dua Lipa, “Cold Heart – PNAU Remix” – WINNER

Favorite male pop artist: Harry Styles – WINNER

Favorite female pop artist: Taylor Swift – WINNER

Favorite pop duo or group: BTS – WINNER

Favorite pop album: Taylor Swift, “Red (Taylor’s Version)” – WINNER

Favorite pop song: Harry Styles, “As It Was” – WINNER

Favorite music video: Taylor Swift, “All Too Well (Taylor’s Version)” – WINNER

Favorite male country artist: Morgan Wallen -WINNER

Favorite female country artist: Taylor Swift – WINNER

Favorite country group or duo: Dan & Shay -WINNER

Favorite male hip-hop artist: Kendrick Lamar -WINNER

Favorite female hip-hop artist: Nicki Minaj -WINNER

Favorite hip-hop song: Future ft. Drake & Tems, “Wait For U” -WINNER

Favorite male R&B artist: Chris Brown -WINNER

Favorite female R&B artist: Beyoncé -WINNER

Favourite R&B Song: Wizkid ft Tems, “Essence” – WINNER

Favorite rock artist: Machine Gun Kelly – WINNER

Favorite rock song: Måneskin, “Beggin’” – WINNER

Favorite male Latin artist: Bad Bunny – WINNER

Favorite female Latin artist: Anitta *WINNER

Favorite Afrobeats Artist: Wizkid – WINNER

Favorite K-pop artist: BTS – WINNER

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