VMAs: Tems loses to Nicki Minaj at 2022 MTV Video Music Awards
The Nigerian singer-songwriter, Tems lost to Nicki Minaj at the 2022 MTV VMAs.
Temilade Openiyi, better known by her stage name Tems, is a skilled singer, songwriter, and performer from Nigeria who came in second place to Nicki Minaj at the 2022 MTV Video Music Awards.
The multi-award winning singer has had a phenomenal year, with highlights including two wins at the 2022 BET Awards and nominations at the 2022 Billboard Music Awards and the 2022 MTV Video Music Awards.
At the awards show, which took place at the Prudential Center in Newark, New Jersey at 8:00pm ET on Sunday, August 29, 2022, the year’s top music videos were recognized.
Tems earned a Best Hip Hop Award nomination for her work on Future’s chart-topping single “Wait For U,” which also featured Drake. But legendary rapper Nicki Minaj won the category with her collaboration with fellow rap superstar Lil Baby, “Do We Have A Problem?”