Nigerian singer-songwriter Tems has made history by becoming the first Nigerian musician to be nominated for an Oscar award. The nomination is for her role in creating Rihanna’s song “Lift Me Up” from the Wakanda Forever soundtrack. This nomination is a significant achievement for Tems and adds to her growing list of accolades, which includes a recent shortlisting for a Golden Globe and a Grammy.
Tems’ writing skills are being recognized by the Academy, as she is nominated alongside Ryan Coogler, Ludwig Göransson, and Rihanna. This nomination is a testament to her talent and hard work, and it is a major milestone in her career. The Wakanda Forever soundtrack has received critical acclaim and Tems’ contribution has played a significant role in its success.
As of now, Tems has not publicly commented on the news of her nomination, but fans of the star have been congratulating her on social media. The Oscar awards ceremony is set to take place in April and Tems’ fans are eagerly waiting to see if she will take home the award. This nomination is not only a win for Tems but also for the Nigerian music industry as a whole, and it will inspire many young musicians to pursue their dreams.