Dayo Awoniyi ;
Organisers of Grammy awards has introduced new categories and the winners will emerge tomorrow, 4th February, 2024 as the award ceremony take centre stage.
New categories introduced are Best African Music Performance , Best Jazz Album and Best Dance Recording.
Four out of five nominees to the Grammy for Best African Music Performance, are artists who have been making waves and they are from Nigeria.
Two of the biggest artistes in Nigeria and the world, Burna Boy and Davido scooped nods in other categories of Grammy’s 2024, bringing the total number of Nigerian nominations to six.
Nominees from Nigeria are Amapiano by artists Asake and Olamide; City Boys by singer and songwriter Burna Boy; Unavailable by Nigerian singer Davido featuring South African producer Musa Keys; and Rush by Ayra Starr. The fifth nominee is a song titled Water by Tyla, a South African singer and songwriter.
All eyes are on Davido and Burna Boy , both of whom have greatly achieved and adjudged as some of the best musical artistes coming out of Nigeria and their massive success in Nigeria and globally which has seen them nominated for Grammy’s in other categories.
Nigerians are looking forward to see their artistes winning Grammy awards again.