Nigerian singers Wizkid and Tems have been named the joint winners of the newly created Afrobeats Artist of the Year category at the 2023 iHeartRadio 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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