The nominations for the 66th Grammy Awards were released on Friday and Nigerian stars shone in various categories.
Grammy-award winner, Burna Boy, bagged four nominations while Davido bagged three nominations. These marked his first Grammy nominations.
Asake, Olamide, and Ayra Starr also made their Grammy nomination debut with one nomination each, according to the list published on the Grammy Awards website.
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 a newly created category, Best African Music Performance.
Burna Boy’s other nominations include; ‘Sitting On Top of the World’ featuring 21 Savage for Best Melodic Rap, ‘I Told Them’ for Best Global Music Album, and ‘Alone’ for Best Global Music Performance.
Davido’s other nominations include Timeless’ for Best Global Music Album, and ‘Feel’ for Best Global Music Performance.
The 66th Grammy will be held on February 4, 2024, at the Crypto.com Arena in Los Angeles.