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Burna Boy, Wizkid, Tems, Femi, Made Kuti bag 2022 Grammy nominations

With five artistes being nominated, Nigerians are flying the flag high on the global entertainment scene.

• November 23, 2021
Wizkid, Tems, Burna Boy
Wizkid, Tems, Burna Boy

Nigerian artistes are flying the flag high on the global entertainment scene as Burna Boy, Wizkid and Tems make the 2022  Grammy Awards nomination list.

The event is slated for January 31,2022 at the Arena formerly known as The Staples Center in Los Angeles, USA.

Nigerians and Africans in general had an ecstatic feat after Burna Boy’s “Twice as Tall” album won the highly coveted Best Global Music Album in 2021.

The category was formerly known as the World Music Album.

However, 2022 looks even better as Wizkid may join the league of Grammy winners after being nominated in the Best Global Music Album and Best Global Music Performance categories.

Burna Boy may also be winning his second Grammy with his nomination in the Best Global Music Performance.

This category seems highly contested as Angelique Kidjo, Yoyo Ma, Femi Kuti, Wizkid and Tems are also nominees.

Made and Femi KUTI
Made and Femi Kuti

Although this is the second time Wizkid is getting nominated for the Grammys, it is Tems’ first global nomination in the music industry.

Wizkid’s “Made in Lagos (Deluxe version)” has gained global recognition.

It peaked at number 1 on the U.S. World Billboard chart, number 28 on the UK chart, 42 on the Irish Album chart and 45 on the Canadian chart.

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