Wizkid, Tems, others bag 2022 NAACP Image Award Nominations

    • Wizkid, Fireboy DML, Tiwa Savage, Tems, and Omah Lay are the only Nigerian artists to be nominated for the NAACP Image Award 2022.

    • 2022 NAACP Image Award Nominations: Wizkid, Fireboy DML, Tiwa Savage, Tems, and Omah Lay.

    • The likes of Wizkid, Tiwa Savage, and others are a few Nigerian artists on the 2022 NAACP Image Award Nomination List.

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    For the first time ever, Tems earned a nomination for “Outstanding New Artist” for her 2021 album “If Orange Was a Place.” Wizkid, Fireboy DML, Tiwa Savage, and Omah Lay were all nominated for “Outstanding International Song.”

    NAACP Image Award nominations were released on Tuesday, and this year’s gala will include a wide variety of them. For the 53rd time, the NAACP Awards will be hosted by Anthony Anderson and telecast live on February 26.

    A statement from BET CEO Scott Mills: “The BET team is enormously thrilled to continue our connection with the NAACP and annual Image Awards, underlining our strong heritage of promoting black greatness.”

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    See The Nominations Nigerian artists bagged below:-

    Outstanding New Artist

    Cynthia Erivo – “Ch. 1 Vs. 1” (Verve Records / UMG Recordings)
    Jimmie Allen – “Bettie James Gold Edition” (BBR Music Group)
    Saweetie – “Best Friend feat. Doja Cat” (ICY / Warner Records)
    Tems – “If Orange Was A Place” (RCA Records / Since ’93)
    Zoe Wees – “Girls Like Us” (Capitol Records)

    Outstanding International Song

    “Essence” – Wizkid feat. Tems and Justin Bieber (RCA Records / Starboy / Sony Music International)
    “Peru” – Fireboy DML (YBNL Nation / Empire)
    “Somebody’s Son” – Tiwa Savage feat. Brandy (Motown)
    “Touch It” – KiDi (Lynx Entertainment / MadeInENY / Empire)
    “Understand” – Omah Lay (The KeyQaad / Sire Records)

    Outstanding Music Video/Visual Album

    “Best Friend” – Saweetie feat. Doja Cat (ICY / Warner Records)
    “Essence” – Wizkid feat. Tems (RCA Records / Starboy / Sony Music International)
    “Fye Fye” – Tobe Nwigwe feat. Fat Nwigwe (Tobe Nwigwe, LLC)
    “Have Mercy” – Chlöe (Columbia Records / Parkwood)
    “Leave The Door Open” – Silk Sonic (Atlantic / Aftermath

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