The Presidency extends heartfelt congratulations to Davido, Burna Boy, Asake, Olamide, and Ayra Starr, as they clinch nominations in the inaugural Best African Music Performance category of the 66th Grammy Awards.
Notably, Burna Boy secures nominations in three additional categories: Best Global Music Album, Best Global Music Performance, and Best Melodic Rap Performance.
Davido, equally celebrated, receives two more nominations in the categories of Best Global Music Album and Best Global Music Performance.
Bayo Onanuga, Special Adviser to President Bola Tinubu on Information and Strategy, conveys presidential congratulations in a statement.
Onanuga shares the joy on his social media handle, emphasizing the significance of the Nigerian artists’ recognition on the global music scene.
In a diverse array of Grammy nods, Tems earns another nomination for co-writing Rihanna’s ‘Lift Me Up’ from “Black Panther: Wakanda Forever” in the Best Song Written for Visual Media category.
Fireboy DML, not to be outshone, receives his maiden Grammy nomination for his feature on Jón Batiste’s ‘World Music Radio,’ nominated for Album of the Year.
Further enriching the Nigerian presence, CKay and Seun Kuti secure nominations for their contributions to Janelle Monae’s ‘Age of Pleasure,’ nominated in the Album of the Year category.
As Nigeria’s musical prowess takes the global stage, this Grammy moment marks a celebration of diversity, talent, and the indomitable spirit of Nigerian artists.
Each artists, contributing uniquely to the rich tapestry of Nigerian music and leaving an indelible mark on the global music scene.