The 53rd Edition of the NAACP awards had Nigerian stars Wizkid and Tems as well as Tobe Nwigwe who is also of Nigerian descent shining.
The show saw award-winning singer and songwriter, Ayodeji Balogun popularly known as Wizkid bag two awards. He Won the NAACP awards for the Outstanding International song of the Year with ‘Essence‘ featuring Tems and Justin Bieber, as well as the Outstanding Music Video/Visual Album also with ‘Essence.’
The NAACP awards on the second day of its 6 day-long events on February 25, 2022, congratulated and announced Wizkid with ‘Essence’ that features Tems and Justin Bieber on the remix the winner of the two categories.
Rapper and singer Tobechukwu Dubem Nwigwe popularly known as Tobe Nwigwe won Outstanding Duo, Group or Collaboration (Contemporary) and Outstanding Hip Hop/Rap Song. The song which sealed his win for both categories was Fye Fye which features his wife Fat Nwigwe.
Tobe Nwigwe’s win was announced on instagram as well: