The hit song “Essence,” along with Doja Cat, Silk Sonic, Given, and Justin Bieber, was nominated for the Top R&B Finalist Category.
After previously being nominated for his collaboration with Drake, Wizkid becomes the first Nigerian musician to be nominated for the prestigious award for his own song.
The Billboard Music Awards, which will be held on Sunday, May 15, 2022, are an annual award show held in the United States.
#BBMAs Top R&B Song Finalists
▪️ @DojaCat & @theweeknd “You Right”
▪️ @giveon “Heartbreak Anniversary”
▪️ @justinbieber ft. @DanielCaesar & @giveon “Peaches”
▪️ @silksonic “Leave The Door Open”
▪️ @wizkidayo ft. @justinbieber & @temsbaby “Essence” pic.twitter.com/lsEH0rsoOI
— Billboard Music Awards (@BBMAs) April 8, 2022