Davido, Burna Boy, Wizkid, 2 other Nigerians nominated for 2024 Grammy Awards


Nigerian music star, David Adeleke aka Davido, has been nominated in three categories for the 2024 Grammy Awards in the United States.

Also listed on Friday for the prestigious awards are the duo of Ayodeji Ibrahim Balogun aka Wizkid and Damini Ebunoluwa Ogulu popularly known as Burna Boy.

The nomination was Davido’s first while Wizkid and Burna Boy are past Grammy award winners.

The Osun State-born singer was listed in the Best Global Album category for his latest album, “Timeless.”

He was also nominated in the Best African Performance category for his song “Unavailable” and Best Global Music Performance for another of his work “Feel.”

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Burna Boy, the 2020 winner in the Best Global Music Album category, was nominated in four categories for next year’s award.

These are the Best Melodic Rap Performance for his song “Sittin’ On Top Of The World,” Best Global Music Performance for “Alone,” Best African Music Performance in recognition of his work in “City Boys,” and Best Global Music Album for “I Told Them.”.

The duo of Olamide Gbenga Adedeji (Olamide) and Ahmed Ololade (Asake) equally featured in a Grammy nomination for the first time in their musical career.

They were picked for the Best African Music Performance award for their songs “Amapiano” and “Rush,” respectively.

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