Nigerian artists, Davido, Burna Boy, Ayra Starr, Asake, and Olamide have all been nominated for the 66th Grammy Awards.
Grammy-winning star, Burna Boy bagged a total of four nominations for the 2024 event while Davido, Asake, Arya Starr, and Olamide were nominated for the first time.
Davido bagged three nominations while the others got one each.
The Nigerian quintet were all nominated in the maiden Best African Music Performance category alongside South Africa’s Tyla.
Asake and Olamide’s ‘Amapiano’, Burna Boy’s ‘City Boys’, Ayra Starr’s ‘Rush’, Davido and Musa Keys’ ‘Unavailable’, and Tyla’s ‘Water’ were the nominees in the newly created category.
Burna Boy’s other nominations include; ‘Sitting On Top of the World’ featuring 21 Savage – Best Melodic Rap, ‘I Told Them’ – Best Global Music Album, and ‘Alone’ – Best Global Music Performance.
Davido’s other nominations are; ‘Timeless’ – Best Global Music Album, and ‘Feel’ – Best Global Music Performance.
The 66th Grammy will be held on February 4, 2024, at the Crypto.com Arena in Los Angeles.
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