Grammy Award winner, Wizkid and Tems, a passionate Nigerian songbird, have been announced as performers for EssenceFest 2022.
Wizkid, whose real name is Ayodeji Ibrahim Balogun, and Tems, whose real name is Temilade Openiyi, will be playing at the Essence Festival of Culture with the biggest artists.

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Janet Jackson, Nicki Minaj, Kevin Hart, and others will perform alongside the duo. The event will be held in New Orleans from Friday, June 30 through Sunday, July 3rd, 2022.

The Essence Festival will include Wizkid and Tems. The Essence Festival will include Wizkid and Tems.

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In other news, Wizkid Wins Three Awards at AFRIMMA 2021; See the Complete List of Winners

Essence featuring Tems, from the album ‘Made in Lagos,’ won two awards: Song of the Year and Best African Collaboration. Wizkid was nominated in four categories, with the exception of Album of the Year, which went to Mali’s Iba One.

Fireboy DML, on the other hand, took home the Africans Fan’s Favorite and Best Duo African Hip Hop awards for the single ‘History,’ which he co-wrote with Cheque.

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Flavour, who won Best Artiste or Duo in African Dance or Choreography alongside Tanzania’s Diamond Platnumz and Congo’s Fally Ipupa, was another Nigerian singer to win at the Afrima Awards 2021.

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Below is the full list of winners for the Afrima Awards 2021:

African Artiste of the year – Wizkid

Best Female Artiste in Northern Africa – Manal Benchlikha

Best Artiste, Duo, or Group in African R & B Soul – Nikita Kering

Best African Female Artiste in Inspirational Music – Shanah Manjeru

Song of the year – Wizkid & Tems

Africans Fan’s Favorite – Fireboy DML

Best Duo African Hip hop Award – Cheque & Fireboy DML

Best African Collaboration – Wizkid

Album of the year – Iba One

African Male Artiste in Inspirational Music – Iba One

Best Song Writer – Iba One

Best Male Artiste from Western Africa – Iba One

Best Producer of The Year – Beatz

Best Artiste or Duo in African Dance or Choreography – Flavour, Diamond Platnumz and Fally Ipupa