Nigerian singers and songwriters Davido, Burna Boy, Olamide, and Ayra Starr have received Grammy nominations.
According to reports, specific songs by these artists qualified for the nominations after being submitted to the event organizers.
The following songs are now confirmed nominees for the Grammy Awards:
– “Amapiano” by ASAKE & Olamide
– “City Boys” by Burna Boy
– “UNAVAILABLE” by Davido Featuring Musa Keys
– “Rush” by Ayra Starr
– “Water” by Tyla
Report also shows that Davido, Burna Boy, and a few others are nominated in more than two to three categories.
Additionally, these nominations signal the introduction of three new categories:
– Best Pop Dance Recording.
– Best African Music Performance.
– Best Alternative Jazz Album.
The Grammy Awards are scheduled for February 4, 2024, at the Arena in Los Angeles.
In excitement over the news, fans have taken to the comments section to send their congratulations to the nominated singers.
@elvisodese51: “Whoever eventually win nam is fine, at least e sure say Grammy dey come house.”
@seunfunmi002: “Boya David will win Grammy today, if he doesn’t wo we move he is still the best.”
@001Oxygen: “All this Nigerian artists but they’ll Go and give it to Tyla.”
@originalucdivin: “Finally Davido is nominated for Grammy.”
@chinedunwo47214: “I think Asake should win this, he has been good.”
@_Faithforyou: “Money can only buy nominations not the award.”
@DukeSapele: “@davido has a big chance to win this category. I pray he does.”
@heis_jeffrey: “If Davido no win one of en nomination make tipper shade my waist.”
@kontrolbouy: “We all know what that amapiano song did to us now…why una dey do like this.”