• Janae Hyman

Tems, Burna Boy, Wizkid, Fireboy, and Ckay have all been nominated for American Music Awards

The nominees for the 2022 American Music Awards have been released, and they include Afrobeats artists Tems, Burna Boy, Wizkid, Fireboy, and Ckay.

The Nigerian performers were nominated in the category of Favorite Afrobeats Artiste, while Tems received three additional nods for her collaboration with Future and Drake.

Tems has four nominations, including R&B song of the year for "Essence," collaboration of the year for Future's "Wait For U," rap song of the year for "Wait For U," and Afrobeats artist of the year for "Wafrobeats artist of the year."

Favourite rock songs, album, Afrobeats artist, and K-pop artist are among the new categories added to the American Music Awards this year. The award is set to be held on Sunday, Nov. 20, at the Microsoft Theater in Los Angeles.