Nigerian musicians, Wizkid and Tems have been crowned the joint winners of the newly minted Afrobeats Artist of the Year category at the 2023 iHeartRadio Music Awards. The ‘Essence’ crooners defeated their colleagues Burna Boy, CKay, and Fireboy to earn the title. Tems also scooped up a second award of the night at the ceremony, which Lenny Kravitz hosted at the Dolby Theatre in Los Angeles on Monday
Her collaboration with Future and Drake, ‘Wait for U,’ won the hip-hop song of the year category. In addition, Taylor Swift and Harry Styles were among the main recipients at the 2023 iHeartRadio Music Awards Monday night, with Swift winning song of the year for “Anti-Hero” and Styles being crowned artist of the year.
Swift also received an Innovator Award for her global impact on popular culture. According to iHeartRadio, the Grammy Award-winning artist has not only had a successful career but also fought for women’s rights and the LGBTQ+ community, using her music and platform to inspire young people to use their voting rights. Their nomination
During the ceremony, Pink received the Icon Award for her pop-culture impact, longevity, and continued relevance as a radio and touring force with a loyal fan following worldwide. Kelly Clarkson, Pink, Keith Urban, Pat Benatar & Neil Giraldo, Muni Long, Cody Johnson, and Coldplay are among the performers that will take to the stage on Monday night.