Nigerian singers – Damini Ogulu, well known as Burna Boy, and David Adeleke, fondly called Davido – have been nominated for the 2024 Grammy Awards.
Davido was nominated for the Grammy Awards for the first time in his music career.
The popular singer was nominated in three categories, including ‘Best Global Album’ for his latest album, ‘Timeless’, while Burna Boy, a former winner, was nominated in four categories.
Davido also earned nominations in ‘Best African Performance’ for his song, ‘Unavailable’; and ‘Best Global Music Performance’ for his track, ‘Feel’.
The nominees for the 66th award ceremony were announced on Friday, November 10, 2023.
Taking to his X (formerly Twitter) account to announce his nominations, Davido stated: “3 nominations at the Grammys!! Delay is not Denial!! 🏆🌎”
Burna Boy, on the other hand, was nominated in four categories, including ‘Best Melodic Rap Performance’ for his song, ‘Sittin’ on Top of the World ft 21 Savage’; ‘Best African Music Performance’ for ‘City Boys’; ‘Best Global Music Performance’ for ‘Alone’; and ‘Best Global Album’ for his album, ‘I Told Them’.
Popular Nigerian singer, Asake, equally earned a nomination in the ‘Best African Music Performance’ category for his song, ‘Amapiano ft Olamide’, while Ayra Starr’s ‘Rush’ was also nominated in the same category.
The 66th Grammy will be held in Los Angeles, United States, on February 4, 2024.