Tems Me & U Reaches Number 34 On UK Singles Chart

BY JO Mensah November 7, 2023 12:03 PM EDT
Tems Photo source: Instagram/@tems

Nigerian music sensation Tems has reached a new career milestone. Her hit single, Me & U, has climbed to a remarkable peak at #34 on the UK singles chart.

This achievement marks Tems’ highest position on the UK singles chart as a lead artis making waves in the world of music. The song had earlier charted on Billboard US.

Tems, whose real name is Temilade Openiyi, has been capturing hearts worldwide with her unique sound and enchanting voice.

The song Me & U shows her rising stardom and the global appeal of Afrobeats. The impressive feat is not only a personal victory for Tems but also a notable moment for Nigerian and Afrobeats music, which continues to gain recognition on the international stage.

Tems Me & U cements her status

Me & U is a track that combines Tems’ signature soulful vocals with a groovy Afrobeats rhythm, creating a sound that relates to a diverse audience.

Its catchy melody and heartfelt lyrics have struck a chord with listeners in the UK and beyond, propelling it up the charts.

Tems, who first gained recognition for her collaboration with Wizkid on “Essence,” has been on a steady rise to stardom.

Her success has shown that her talent is not limited to collaborations, as she’s now proven herself as a formidable solo artist.

With Me & U breaking into the top 40 on the UK singles chart, Tems has underlined her position as a rising star with an international fan base.

The achievement has drawn cheers from fans and fellow artists who have congratulated Tems on this significant milestone.

It also reinforces the growing influence of Afrobeats music globally, which continues to make its mark on charts and in mainstream music culture.

Tems’ success story serves as an inspiration to emerging artists, not just in Nigeria but around the world, proving that with dedication, talent, and a unique sound, dreams can become a reality.

Tems lists favourite African artistes

Meanwhile, Tems has listed her favourite African artistes and it does not include Burna Boy, Davido, and Wizkid.

The Nigerian singer, in an interview on the red carpet of the 2023 TIME100 Next Event, shared her admiration for some African musicians.

The rising star, known for her soulful and captivating music, revealed that she holds Nigerian Afrobeats sensation Asake and South African singer Tyla as her favourite African musicians.