The Recording Academy recently announced the nominations for the 2024 Grammys, scheduled for February 4th at the Crypto.com Arena in Los Angeles. Notably, Nigerian artists—Olamide, Asake, Fireboy, Ayra Starr, Burna Boy, and Davido—have made a significant mark, securing nominations.
Davido garnered three nominations, while Burna Boy received four. Asake and Olamide’s “Amapiano” secured a nomination for Best African Music Performance, as did Burna Boy’s “City Boys.” Ayra Starr celebrated her first nomination in the same category for “Rush.”
The nominations for Best African Music Performance include:
- “Amapiano” by ASAKE & Olamide
- “City Boys” by Burna Boy
- “UNAVAILABLE” by Davido Featuring Musa Keys
- “Rush” by Ayra Starr
- “Water” by Tyla
Moreover, there are categories like Best Global Music Performance and Best Global Music Album, featuring incredible artists and diverse music from around the world. Burna Boy, Davido, and others shine in these broader global categories, showcasing their impact and talent on an international scale.
Best Global Music Performance
Arooj Aftab, Vijay Iyer & Shahzad Ismaily – Shadow Forces
Burna Boy – Alone
Davido – Feel
Silvana Estrada – Milagro Y Disastre
Falu & Gaurav Shah (ft. PM Narendra Modi) – Abundance In Millets
Béla Fleck, Edgar Meyer & Zakir Hussain ft. Rakesh Chaurasia – Pashto
Ibrahim Maalouf ft. Cimafunk & Tank and the Bangas – Todo Colores
Best Global Music Album
Susana Baca- Epifanías
Bokanté – History
Burna Boy – I Told Them…
Davido – Timeless
Shakti – This Moment
The nominees for Best Global Music Performance and Best Global Music Album are extensive and diverse, demonstrating the rich variety and talent present in these categories. Notably, Burna Boy and Davido stand out, reflecting their exceptional contributions to the global music landscape.
The nominations signify a momentous achievement for Nigerian artists, solidifying their impact and talent on the global stage.