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It’s almost like an in-house fight as Nigerian Artists dominate the Global Music Category. Burna Boy’s Collabo with Angelique Kidjo bagged him a nomination, while Femi Kuti collected his first Grammy Nomination for his effort in his work “Pà Pá Pà“.
Wizkid Featuring Tems in “Essence” has almost become an anthem and obviously deserves to be nominated for a Grammy and Maide in Lagos Deluxe by WizKid caught a run-away Grammy Nomination.
Black Coffee (South Africa), showed up as a giant of the South and proudly got his heads up in the Best Electronics/Dance Album category for his album Subconsciously .
The Grammys Award which will be held on January 2022 has Wizkid leading the African continent with 2 Nominations.
The Best Global Music Performance Category
This category of Best Global Music Performance is wholly dominated by African music artists and features mostly West African Artists as the list below indicates. Speaking Geo Zone, it all seems like an in-house affair as Nigerian artists captured almost the entire list.
List of Best Global Music Performance
Arooj Aftab – Mohabbat
Angélique Kidjo & Burna Boy – Do Yourself
Femi Kuti – Pà Pá Pà
Yo-Yo Ma & Angélique Kidjo – Blewu
Wizkid Featuring Tems – Essence
South African International DJ Black Coffee Grammy Nomination
Black Coffee is no stranger to accolades on the International Music scene. The multi-award-winning DJ has crested his name among the Best Dance/Electronic Album nominations.
List of Best Dance/Electronic Albums
Black Coffee – Subconsciously
Illenium – Fallen Embers
Major Lazer – Music Is the Weapon (Reloaded)
Marshmello – Shockwave
Sylvan Esso – Free Love
Ten City – Judgement
Even the critics agree that he is one of the most favorable contenders in this category. The question is, would Black Coffee collect maximum votes to help him scoop this one home?
Best Global Music Album
The biggest nomination from the African continent will be the Best Global Album Award NOMINATIONs shared by WizKid himself for his album, Made In Lagos Deluxe and his fellow Nigerian megastars, Femi Kuti, Made Kuti for the album, Legacy +
In a category that seems all like an African Awards category, the African global icon and UN Ambassador Angélique Kidjo got nominated for her work – Mother Nature as well.
List of the Best Global Music Album Nominations
Rocky Dawuni – Voice of Bunbon Vol. 1.
Daniel Ho & Friends – East West Players Presents: Daniel Ho & Friends Live in Concert
Angélique Kidjo – Mother Nature
Femi Kuti, Made Kuti – Legacy +
Wizkid – Made in Lagos: Deluxe Edition
This goes to show that African Talents has come a long way by the number of artists in the Global music category. The continent has talents that the world can not ignore but recognize.
By the way, it’s going, African music artists will be tearing down more categories as time goes on. Having said that, the above list of talents has all it takes to be the winner by their individual ratings. Hence whoever wins, is a true representation of the entire African Continent. Good luck to everyone.
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