In exciting news, the Nigerian singers Davido, Burna Boy, Asake, Olamide, and Ayra Starr have been congratulated by the Presidency for their Grammy nominations.
The prestigious awards ceremony recently released its 66th nomination list, and these talented artists found themselves recognized in the inaugural Best African Music Performance category.
Additionally, Burna Boy received nominations in three more categories, including Best Global Music Album, Best Global Music Performance, and Best Melodic Rap Performance.
Similarly, Davido scored two additional nominations for Best Global Music Album and Best Global Music Performance.
Bayo Onanuga, the Special Adviser to President Bola Tinubu on Information and Strategy, issued a statement on Friday night expressing congratulations to these Nigerian artists for their well-deserved nominations.
Onanuga shared on his social media handle, “Congratulations to Nigerian singers Davido, Burna Boy, Asake/Olamide, Ayra Starr for their nominations in the 66th Grammy Awards scheduled for Sunday, February 4, 2024, at Crypto.com Arena in Los Angeles.”
Meanwhile, Tems earned another Grammy nomination for co-writing Rihanna’s ‘Lift Me Up’ from “Black Panther: Wakanda Forever,” nominated in the Best Song Written for Visual Media category.
Fireboy DML received his first Grammy nomination for his feature on Jón Batiste’s ‘World Music Radio,’ nominated for Album of the Year.
Similarly, CKay and Seun Kuti also secured nominations for their contributions to Janelle Monae’s ‘Age of Pleasure,’ nominated in the Album of the Year category.