With the event being an European Event which recognises hardworking artistes from around the globe, it seems this year an African might not only be a nominee but an award receipient.
Ghanaian Dancehall Maestro who seems to be on top of his game for over six years now “Shatta Wale” has bagged a 2020 Grammy nomination and he received a nomination for his tremendous effort to the Lion King Album. In Nigeria, Wizkid, Tiwa Savage, Yemi Alade and Burna Boy also received a nomination for their contribution to Beyonce’s Lion King :the gift Album.
Aside his recognition, Burna Boy was also nominated for the ‘Best World Music’ category for his album African Giant alongside Ghanaian English Rapper Manifest, together with three-times Grammy award winner Angelique Kidjo for her album Celia. Mr. Eazi also received another nomination for his work on J Balvin and Bad Bunny’s Oasis. Renowned South African comedian, Trevor Noah’s Son of Patricia also got a nomination in the Best Comedy category.
It is a great feast as the 2020 Grammy Awards will forever be remembered as the year Africans had the best laugh.