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