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Wizkid And Tems Win The 2023 NAACP Image Awards

Wizkid and Tems emerge winners of the 2023 NAACP Image Awards.

Wizkid And Tems Win the 2023 NAACP Image Awards
Wizkid And Tems Win the 2023 NAACP Image Awards [TooXclusive]

Wizkid and Tems became the most recent Africans to win the NAACP Image Awards at the 54th edition of the ceremony.

The 2023 NAACP Image Awards will broadcast presentations announcing winners in a number of non-televised categories during the week preceding the live ceremony.

On night one, which was hosted by actor Khleo Thomas, the NAACP presented several awards in the excellent recording categories. Crystal Renee Hayslett, Echo Kellum, and Jotaka Eaddy were the presenters.

On Monday night, Beyoncé took home the most awards, including best female artist, best soul/R&B song for ‘Cuff It,’ and best album for ‘Renaissance.’ Chris Brown was up next, winning two awards for ‘Call Me Every Day’ from his album ‘Breezy‘ and “Outstanding Duo, Group, or Collaboration (Contemporary)” with Wizkid.

Tems from Nigeria also claimed to have won the Best International Song award.

A complete list of all the winner;

Outstanding International Song

“Bad To Me” – Wizkid
Diana feat. Shenseea – Fireboy DML, Chris Brown
“Last Last” – Burna Boy
“No Woman No Cry” – Tems (WINNER)
“Stand Strong” – Davido feat. Sunday Service Choir

Outstanding Jazz Album – Instrumental

Detour – Boney James
Henry Franklin: Jazz Is Dead 014  – Henry Franklin, Ali Shaheed Muhammad, Adrian Younge (WINNER)
The Funk Will Prevail – Kaelin Ellis
The Gospel According to Nikki Giovanni – Javon Jackson
Thrill Ride – Ragan Whiteside

Outstanding Gospel/Christian Song

“All in Your Hands” – Marvin Sapp
“Fly (Y.M.M.F.)” – Tennessee State University
“Positive” – Erica Campbell (WINNER)
“Whole World In His Hands” – MAJOR.
“Your World” – Jonathan McReynolds

Outstanding Gospel/Christian Album

All Things New – Tye Tribbett
Hymns – Tasha Cobbs Leonard
Kingdom Book One – Maverick City Music & Kirk Franklin (WINNER)
My Life – James Fortune
The Urban Hymnal – Tennessee State University

Outstanding Duo, Group or Collaboration (Traditional)

Kendrick Lamar feat. Blxst & Amanda Reifer – “Die Hard”
Mary J. Blige feat. H.E.R. – “Good Morning Gorgeous Remix”
PJ Morton feat. Alex Isley and Jill Scott – “Still Believe”
Silk Sonic – “Love’s Train” (WINNER)
Summer Walker, Cardi B, and SZA – “No Love”

Outstanding Duo, Group or Collaboration (Contemporary)

Beyoncé feat. Grace Jones and Tems – “MOVE”
Chris Brown feat. Wizkid – “Call Me Every Day” (WINNER)
City Girls feat. Usher – “Good Love”
Future feat. Drake and Tems – “Wait For U”
Latto feat. Mariah Carey and DJ Khaled – “Big Energy (Remix)”

Outstanding Music Video/Visual Album

“About Damn Time” – Lizzo
“Be Alive” – Beyoncé
Lift Me Up” – Rihanna (WINNER)
LORD FORGIVE ME feat. FAT, Pharrell and OLU of EARTHGANG – TOBE NWIGWE
The Heart Part 5 – Kendrick Lamar

Outstanding Soundtrack/Compilation Album

Black Panther: Wakanda Forever – Music From and Inspired By – Ryan Coogler, Ludwig Göransson, Archie Davis and Dave Jordan (WINNER)
Bridgerton Season Two (Soundtrack from the Netflix Series) – Kris Bowers
Entergalactic – Kid Cudi
P-Valley: Season 2 (Music From the Original TV Series) – Various Artists
The Woman King – Terence Blanchard

Outstanding Male Artist

Brent Faiyaz – Wasteland 
Burna Boy – Love, Damini 
Chris Brown – Breezy (Deluxe)  (WINNER)
Drake – Honestly, Nevermind 
Kendrick Lamar – Mr. Morale & the Big Steppers 

Outstanding Female Artist

Ari Lennox – age/sex/location 
Beyoncé – Renaissance  (WINNER)
Chlöe – Surprise 
Jazmine Sullivan – Hurt Me So Good 
SZA – S.O.S. 

Outstanding Soul/R&B Song

“About Damn Time” – Lizzo
“Cuff It” – Beyoncé (WINNER)
“Good Morning Gorgeous Remix feat. H.E.R.” – Mary J. Blige
“Hurt Me So Good” – Jazmine Sullivan
“Lift Me Up” – Rihanna

Outstanding Hip Hop/Rap Song

Billie Eilish – Armani White
City of Gods – Fivio Foreign
Hotel Lobby – Quavo, Takeoff (WINNER)
The Heart Part 5 – Kendrick Lamar
Wait for U – Future feat. Drake and Tems

Outstanding Album

age/sex/location – Ari Lennox
Breezy (Deluxe) – Chris Brown
Mr. Morale & the Big Steppers – Kendrick Lamar
Renaissance – Beyoncé (WINNER)
Watch the Sun – PJ Morton

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