Wizkid, Tems, Burna Boy, Made & Femi Kuti Bag Grammy Nominations

Nominations for the 2022 Grammy Awards have been announced and Nigerian stars Wizkid, Burna Boy, Femi Kuti and Made Kuti all got nominations in the Global Music Album and Global Music Performance categories.

Wizkid’s “Made In Lagos (Deluxe)” and Femi Kuti and Made Kuti’s “Legacy+” got nominations in the Best Global Music Album, while Best Global Music Performance went to Wizkid again for “Essence” with Tems, Burna Boy and Angelique Kidjo on “Do Yourself”, and Femi Kuti’s “Pà Pá Pà.”

Other Africans like Angelique Kidjo got two Grammy nods: one alongside Burna Boy in the Best Global Music Performance and another for Mother Nature, her 2021 album. “SCNSLY” by Black Coffee also got a nod for Best Dance Album.

See the 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

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