In the list of nominations for the 66th Grammy Awards, prominent Nigerian musicians Burna Boy and Davido stand out, each receiving recognition in multiple categories.
This year’s Grammy Awards, acknowledging recordings released from October 1, 2022, to September 15, 2023, have brought significant acclaim to the Nigerian music scene.
Davido, securing his first-ever Grammy nomination, is making waves with three nominations.
His latest album, ‘Timeless,’ has earned him a spot in the ‘Best Global Album‘ category, and his tracks ‘Unavailable’ and ‘Feel’ are contenders in the ‘Best African Performance’ and ‘Best Global Music Performance’ categories, respectively.
Davido expressed his excitement on social media, stating, “3 nominations at the Grammys!! Delay is not Denial!!”
Burna Boy, no stranger to Grammy victories, has been nominated in four categories.
His works such as ‘Sitting On Top of the World’ (Best Melodic Rap), ‘I Told Them’ (Best Global Music Album), ‘Alone’ (Best Global Music Performance), and ‘City Boys’ (Best African Music Performance) have all garnered recognition.
Other Nigerian artists, including Tems, Asake, Arya Starr, and Olamide, have also received at least one Grammy nomination, further highlighting the global influence of Nigerian music.
The 66th Grammy Awards ceremony is scheduled to take place on February 4, 2024, at the Crypto.com Arena in Los Angeles.
The event promises to be a celebration of musical excellence, with SZA leading the nominations with nine nods.
The global music community eagerly anticipates this prestigious occasion, recognizing and honoring outstanding achievements in the music industry.