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His Healing Power And Saving Grace Changed My Life Forever – Tems Speaks About Relationship With God

Grammy-winning Nigerian singer, Temilade Openiyi, popularly known as Tems has spoken about her relationship with God.

She explained how the saving grace and healing power of God changed her life forever.

The singer quoted a post by her manager on Twitter where he posted a throwback photo of both of them, alongside a recent photo.

Her manager, Muyiwa Awoniyi, thanked God for his tender mercies as many people did not know what God delivered Tems from.

However, Tems quoted the tweet saying;

“Changed our lives forever. His healing power and His saving grace. They don’t know but be acting like they do.

I can’t keep quiet about it!!”

The Global artist has always preached about the presence of God in her life and she even claims that her recent song, “Me & U” was a conversation between herself and God.

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I’m Not Competitive With My Music – Tems Speaks

Temilade Openiyi, the famous Grammy-winning Nigerian singer, who is popularly known as Tems, has said that her only competition in music is herself.

According to her, nobody can compete with her musically.

The Oscar-nominated diva spoke in a recent interview with Hot 97 FM, New York.

She said, “I’m competitive within myself but I’m not competitive with other artists. Nobody can compete with me.

“I’m original. I have had children. But also, I’m just all about being true to myself. My music is for people that relate to it. So my music is coming from me. And my music is my outlet.

“I started making music because I didn’t have friends. I heard something to say and I didn’t have anyone to say it to. So, I would just sing it. I will write it in a song and record it on my phone. I was doing that for years.

“So, music is my outlet. Whether anybody listens to it or not, I’ve to release it. Whether it does or not, it’s none of my business. But I need to release it. And it’s for the people that can connect with it and are going through the same thing.”

Tems added that she had never imagined all the accolades she has received so far, stressing that she just wanted to sing.

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All Of You Are Mad – Singer, Tems Reacts To Pregnancy Rumour

Grammy-winning Nigerian singer/songwriter, Tems has reacted to rumours of her being pregnant.

In a latest post via her X handle, the vocalist rubbished the speculations.

She recently caused a buzz online following a recent video showing her supposedly protruded belly signalling pregnancy.

Following the video of her that surfaced online, many claimed they noticed her belly was protruded thus, giving rise to pregnancy speculations.

The 28-year-old songstress wrote: “In conclusion, you people are all mad!!!

 

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Tems’ Collaboration With Wizkid Revived His Career – Daniel Regha

Controversial Twitter adviser, Daniel Regha, has stated that Tems gets relevance as a performer only when she performs ‘Essence’ which she was featured on by Wizkid.

He also asserted that Tems played a significant role in reviving Wizkid’s dwindling career.

Regha commended Tems’ impressive stage presence and performance whenever she joins Wizkid in performing their hit collaboration, “Essence.”

According to him, her command of the stage during these performances contributed greatly to Wizkid’s resurgence in the music industry.

He expressed the belief that Tems’ collaborations, particularly with Wizkid on his “Made in Lagos” (MIL) album, had helped propel her to the spotlight.

However, Regha also noted that outside of these collaborations, Tems had yet to achieve a major hit of her own.

He Wrote;

“Tems only gets attention as a performer when she sings Essence. She’s a promising upcomer, & is also the main reason why Wizkid was able to revive his music career with the MIL album; But asides collabs, she literally has no hit song of her own. Hope she steps it up. No offense.”

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Tems’ Manager, Awoniyi Slams Artists Obsessed With Apple Music Nigeria Chart

Muyiwa Awoniyi, the manager of superstar singer, Tems, has taken a swipe at artists who are obsessed with dominating the Apple Music Nigeria chart.

He said such artists are not in tune with reality, adding that the Afrobeats music scene has become global.

Awoniyi stated this via his Twitter handle on Monday.

He wrote, “Imagining caring about Apple Music NG in 2023. Are you a baby? Or you don’t know the scene is global now?”

Quizzed by a fan on why he thinks the Apple Music Nigeria chart is irrelevant, Awoniyi explained: “The amount of users of the app within the country is what makes a chart relevant. You clearly don’t even know how many people even have Apple Music in Nigeria.”

There are speculations that some artists manipulate chart positions on Apple Music Nigeria using a technology called “streaming farm.”

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Uproar As Davido Snubs Fireboy, Tems, Omah Lay As He Lists Next ‘Big 5’

David Adeleke, the famous Nigerian afrobeats superstar, aka Davido, has stirred controversy online.

He stirred controversy after leaving out Fireboy DML, Tems and Omah Lay in his list of “next big 5” Nigerian artists that would dominate the music industry.

Davido was asked to list the next big five artists from Nigeria during a recent interview with Omega.

He said, “I would say like the next big five. I would say Rema; he got the ‘Calm Down’ record, Buju (BNXN), Ayra Starr…I would say Victony. No, no, me I no want jones o. Okay, let’s do it like this. It’s Rema, Buju, Asake; between him and Rema, I would say they are at the top…Ayra Starr and Ruger.

“The future of afrobeats, I would say it’s crazy.”

Meanwhile, Davido’s list has earned backlash as fans took to social media to berate him for snubbing Fireboy, Tems and Omah Lay.

A fan, MaqOlaoluwa1, tweeted: “Fireboy is a vulcanizer Abi? Too much talk.”

Another fan @Micheal2272na wrote: “I’m 30BG Buh Davido needs to calm it down. He needs training on how to grant interviews.”

@Mizta_Kings wrote: “OMAH LAY!! Tf nobody recognizes this young man!”

@odunayo wrote: “Tems ??? Omg you gotta be kidding.”

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Burna Boy, Tems, Asake, Ayra Starr Nominated For 2023 BET Awards

Superstar Nigerian singers, Burna Boy, Tems, Asake and Ayra Starr have bagged nominations for the 2023 BET Awards.

Grammy award winner, Burna Boy, was nominated for Best Male R&B/Pop Artist, Video Director of the Year, Viewer’s Choice, and Best International Act categories.

Tems, who is also a Grammy winner was nominated for Best Female R&B/Pop Artiste, Best Collaboration, and Viewers Choice categories.

Asake got a nod in the Viewer’s Choice and Best New International Act category, while Ayra Starr was nominated in the best international act category Burna Boy was also nominated for.

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Burna Boy, Tems Attend 2023 Met Gala

Grammy-winning Nigerian singers, Burna Boy and Tems attended the 2023 edition of the world’s most prestigious and glamorous fashion event, Met Gala.

The afrobeats stars stunned the red carpet of the Met Gala held at the Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York City, on Monday night.

Burna Boy graced the event donning a matching black and blue slightly checkered outfit and a generous cape-like extension of the same material flowing behind him.

Tems made a fashion statement with a custom Rober Wun dress – a black corset-like top, a flowing regal white finishing at the bottom, and elbow-length gloves.

The Oscar-nominated singer was styled by Dunsin Wright.

The 2023 Met Gala, titled “Karl Lagerfeld: A Line of Beauty”, also had celebrities such as Rihanna, Kim Kardashian, Cardi B, Diddy, Dr. Dre, Naomi Campbell and South African comedian, Trevor Noah in attendance.

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Why I’d Love A Duet With Burna Boy – Tems

Some old interviews of globally-renowned Nigerian songstress Tems have emerged showing her stating her desire to have a duet with Grammy-winning singer, Burna Boy.

In the videos, Tems said she wished to work with ‘Odogwu’ noting he was the Nigerian artiste she’d love to collaborate with.

Stating her reasons for wanting to have a collabo with Burna, the ‘Damages’ singer noted he lifts her spirit and remains one person she can relate to out of many others.

She stated her love for Burna Boy and the fact that they share something in common, ‘madness’ fuels her yearning to see them do a song together.

When asked to mention the artiste she’d love to do a duet with, Tems said: “Burna Boy because I love him and his mad. And so am I.”

“In Nigeria, the artiste I’d love to collaborate with is Burna Boy”, she added

“I have always loved Burna boy because he lifts my spirit. And because I relate to him the most out of most people that I know.”

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Wizkid, Tems Win Big At American Radio Awards

Superstar Nigerian singers, Wizkid and Tems have clinched 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 a 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 six awards, including Song of the year for ‘Anti-Hero’.

British singer, Harry Styles won the Artist of the Year, 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.