Tems wins at BET awards (Full list of winners)


Nigeria Singer, Temilade Openiyi, AKA Tems, won the ‘Best Collaboration Category at the BET Hip Hop Awards.

Tems won the award for contributing to Future’s ‘Wait For U’ ft Drake.

The 27-year-old Singer had three nominations for her contribution on Future’s ‘Wait For U’: Song of the Year, Best Hip Hop Video, and Best Collaboration Award.

‘Wait For U’ edged out other nominees, including ‘Family Ties’ by Baby Keem & Kendrick Lamar, ‘Way 2 Sexy’ by Drake Featuring Future & Young Thug, ‘Hot Shit’ by Cardi B, Kanye West & Lil Durk to win the Best Collaboration Award.

Nigerian music star, Burna Boy was also nominated in the Video Director of the Year category for his self-directed music video, Last Last, although he lost to Kendrick Lamar & Dave Free at the event held on 4th October 2022.


Here is the full list of winners.


Best Collaboration

Future featuring Drake & Tems – “Wait for U”- Winner

Baby Keem & Kendrick Lamar – “Family Ties”

City Girls featuring Usher – “Good Love”

Cardi B, Kanye West & Lil Durk – “Hot Shit”

Drake featuring 21 Savage – “Jimmy Cooks”

Benny the Butcher & J. Cole – “Johnny P’s Caddy”

Drake featuring Future & Young Thug – “Way 2 Sexy”



Video Director of the Year

Benny Boom

Burna Boy

Cole Bennett

Colin Tilley

Director X

Kendrick Lamar & Dave Free – Winner

Teyana Taylor


Best International Flow

Benjamin Epps (France) – Winner

Black Sherif (Ghana)

BLXCKIE (South Africa)

Central Cee (UK)

Haviah Mighty (Canada)

Knucks (UK)

Le Juiice (France)

Nadia Nakai (Zimbabwe)

Fazari Big Jue SZN (Liberia)


I Am Hip-Hop Award



Hip Hop Artist of the Year

Kendrick Lamar- Winner

Cardi B

Doja Cat



Kanye West

Megan Thee Stallion


Hip Hop Album of the Year

Kendrick Lamar – Mr. Morale & the Big Steppers- Winner

Latto – 777

Drake – Certified Lover Boy

Kanye West – Donda

Future – I Never Liked You

Pusha T – It’s Almost Dry

Nas – King’s Disease II


Best Hip Hop Video

ASAP Rocky – “D.M.B.”

Baby Keem & Kendrick Lamar – “Family Ties” – Winner

City Girls featuring Usher – “Good Love”

Cardi B, Kanye West & Lil Durk – “Hot Shit”

Bia & J. Cole – “London”

Future featuring Drake & Tems – “Wait for U”

Drake featuring Future & Young Thug – “Way 2 Sexy”


Best Duo/Group

42 Dugg & EST Gee

Big Sean & Hit-Boy

Birdman & YoungBoy Never Broke Again

Blxst & Bino Rideaux

DaBaby & YoungBoy Never Broke Again

EarthGang – Winner

Styles P & Havoc


Best Live Performer

Cardi B

Doja Cat


J. Cole

Kanye West

Kendrick Lamar- Winner

Tyler, the Creator


Lyricist of the Year

Baby Keem

Benny the Butcher


J. Cole

Jack Harlow


Kendrick Lamar- Winner


DJ of the Year


DJ Cassidy

DJ Drama – Winner

DJ Kay Slay

DJ Premier



Nyla Symone

LA Leakers: DJ Sourmilk & Justin Incredible


Producer of the Year

ATL Jacob

Baby Keem


Hitmaka – Winner

Kanye West

Metro Boomin

Pharrell Williams


Song of the Year

“Big Energy” – Produced by Dr. Luke & Vaughn Oliver (Latto) – Winner

“F.N.F. (Let’s Go)” – Produced by Hitkidd (Hitkidd & GloRilla)

“First Class” – Produced by Rogét Chahayed, Jack Harlow, Jasper Harris, & Charlie Handsome (Jack Harlow)

“Hot Shit” – Produced by Tay Keith & BanBwoi (Cardi B, Kanye West & Lil Durk)

“Super Gremlin” – Produced by ATL Jacob & Jambo (Kodak Black)

“Wait for U” – Produced by FnZ & ATL Jacob (Future featuring Drake & Tems)

“Way 2 Sexy” – Produced by TM88 & Too Dope (Drake featuring Future & Young Thug)


Best Breakthrough Hip Hop Artist

GloRilla – Winner

Baby Keem



Fivio Foreign

Nardo Wick

Saucy Santana


Hustler of the Year

50 Cent – Winner

Cardi B

DJ Khaled



Kanye West

Megan Thee Stallion


Sweet 16: Best Featured Verse

Drake – “Churchill Downs” (Jack Harlow) – Winner

J. Cole – “Poke It Out” (Wale)

J. Cole – “London” (Bia)

Lil Baby – “Girls Want Girls” (Drake)

Kanye West – “City of Gods” (Fivio Foreign & Alicia Keys)

Drake – “Wait for U” (Future & Tems)

Jadakiss – “Black Illuminati” (Freddie Gibbs)


Impact Track

Lizzo – “About Damn Time” – Winner

Fivio Foreign, Kanye West & Alicia Keys – “City of Gods”

Baby Keem & Kendrick Lamar – “Family Ties”

Nas featuring Lauryn Hill – “Nobody”

Latto – “Pussy”

Kendrick Lamar – “The Heart Part

Doja Cat – “Woman”


Best Hip-Hop Platform

Caresha Please

Drink Champs

Big Boy’s Neighborhood

The Breakfast Club



Million Dollaz Worth of Game

NPR Tiny Desk



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