Afrobeat singer, Tems just made history by becoming the first Nigerian artist to debut at No. 1 on the Billboard Hot 100.
Last year, Wizkid‘s popular hit single “Essence” featuring Tems reached the Billboard Top 10 chart as a lead artist, becoming the first Nigerian song to do so.
Fast forward months later, Tems collaborates with American artist, Future and Canadian rapper, Drake on the song “Wait For U” which appears on Future’s latest album “I Never Liked You” that was released on April 29.
‘Wait For U’ is the 1,137th No. 1 in the Hot 100’s 63-year history, and the 61st to debut at the top.
.@temsbaby becomes the first Nigerian artist in history to debut at #1 on the Hot 100.
— chart data (@chartdata) May 9, 2022
“Wait For U” is the 1,137th No. 1 song in the #Hot100‘s 63-year history, and the 61st to enter on top.
— billboard charts (@billboardcharts) May 9, 2022