Nigerian singer Temilade Openiyi better known as Tems has bagged her first nominations at the Oscar Academy Awards.
Tems has been nominated in the category of Best Original Song ahead of the 95th Oscar Academy Awards scheduled to take place in Los Angeles on March 12.
Tems nominations come after her contribution as a songwriter on ”Lift Me Up,” one of the soundtracks on “Black Panther: Wakanda Forever.”
Some Nigerians have taken to social media to hail Tems for making them proud.
Zazarat said; “When Tems name comes up anywhere now Oscar award nominee Tems Imagine if/when she wins Oscar award winner Tems.”
Chinonso also commented, “Essence really blew Tems and brought her to the limelight giving her multiple awards and nominations now an Oscar nominee but what happened to Wizkid that featured her on the track.”
Kedley also wrote; “With the way Tems dey collect Award and Nominations, isn’t too early to compare her with Tiwa savage?”
Moyonkunbabe also wrote; Dear lord any prayer dat Tems pray to you I copy and paste.”
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