Singer Tems Receives Accolades As She Becomes First Female Nigerian Artist To Debut No.1 On Billboard Hot100 Chart

Nigerian singer Temilade Openiyi, popular known as Tems, has made Nigerians proud as she debuts at the No. 1 spot on Billboard Hot 100 charts.

Tems hit the huge milestone with her feature on “Wait For U” by American rapper, Future.

The track also featured Canadian artiste, Drake, and is the seventh on Future’s new LP album, I Never Liked You.

While this is her first No.1, Tems had earlier debuted on the Hot 100 in October 2021, with her feature on Essence remix by Wizkid which also featured Justin Bieber, and peaked at No. 9 on the charts.

Meanwhile, Wizkid was the first Nigerian to reach the top of Billboard’s Hot 100 with his feature on Drake’s song, One Dance.

Following the latest achievement, Tems is currently trending on the microblogging platform Twitter as Nigerians showered accolades on her calling her ‘Big Tems’.

@Zsauceboi wrote: “Tems is currently No 1 on US Apple music chart, the first female Afrobeats artiste to debut on the chart. It’s always going to be better”

@farouq_yahaya wrote: “Tems sitting pretty at the top of Billboard Hot100, that’s very huge yoooooo”

@o1manish wrote: “As at now the only afrobeat female artist we should be talking about is the BIG TEMS #1″

@Fran6incredible wrote: “Congratulations to Tems, first female African Artist to hit number 1 on hot 100… Big tems,Global tems”.