Nigeria’s Femi Kuti, Made Kuti, Wizkid, Tems and Burna Boy have been nominated for the 2022 Grammy Awards.
Tems is nominated for the coveted music prize for the first time this year.
Wizkid’s “Made In Lagos (Deluxe)” and Femi Kuti and Made Kuti’s “Legacy+” received Best Global Music Album nods, while Wizkid’s “Essence” with Tems, Burna Boy’s “Do Yourself,” and Femi Kuti’s “Pà Pá Pà” received Best Global Music Performance nominations.
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Tems has had a meteoric ascent this year and continues to pave the way for Alté’s young ladies. Over the previous two years, she has established herself as one of the most passionate young artists in the entertainment industry. With the release of a series of important singles and albums, including her collaboration with Drake on the song “Fountains” off his album “Certified Lover Boy,” she has grown in international reputation, and she has subsequently become an artist to watch.
See the full list for Global Music nominations below:
Best Global Music Performance
For new vocal or instrumental Global music recordings.
Mohabbat – Arooj Aftab
Do Yourself – Angelique Kidjo & Burna Boy
Pà Pá Pà – Femi Kuti
Blewu – Yo-Yo Ma & Angelique Kidjo
Essence – Wizkid Featuring Tems
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Best Global Music Album
For albums containing at least 51% playing time of new vocal or instrumental Global Music recordings.
Voice Of Bunbon, Vol. 1 – Rocky Dawuni
East West Players Presents: Daniel Ho & Friends Live In Concert – Daniel Ho & Friends
Mother Nature – Angelique Kidjo
Legacy + – Femi Kuti And Made Kuti
Made In Lagos: Deluxe Edition – Wizkid