Nigerian superstars, Wizkid and Tems have grabbed five nominations respectively at the 2021 Soul Train Awards.
The Soul Train Awards is an annual music award show that rewards the best of the best in African-American culture music and entertainment.
Wizkid’s and Tems’ were nominated in the Song of The Year, Video of The Year, The Ashford and Simpson songwriter’s award and Best Collaboration for the groundbreaking single, ‘Essence.’
Wizkid then bags a nomination for Album of The Year, for “Made In Lagos”, while Tems bags another nomination for Best New Artist.
It’s been a stellar year for both artists. Wizkid has coasted with his fourth album while Tems has also featured on a Drake record.
This year’s nominees list is headed by H.E.R who grabbed with nominations including Album of the Year and Best R&B/Soul Female Artist. Jasmine Sullivan and Chris Brown are just behind H.E.R with six nominations each.
The award show which will be hosted by Tichina Arnold and Tisha Campbell, will hold on November 20, 2021 at the Apollo Theatre.