2024 Grammy Awards: Davido, Burna Boy, Ayra Starr, Others Make Nomination List
The Grammy Awards says Nigerian singers, Davido, Burna Boy, Ayra Starr, Asake and Olamide have made its 2024 Awards nomination list.
According to the list released on Friday night, the five Nigerian artists and South African Singer Tyla are nominated for the Best African Music Performance category, one of the categories debuting at the 2024 Grammy.
The nominations for the Best African Music Performance include “Amapiano,” Asake and Olamide; “City Boys,” Burna Boy; “Unavailable,” Davido feat. Musa Keys; “Rush,” Ayra Starr; and “Water,” Tyla.
Davido also got a nomination for the Best Global Music Performance category for his song ‘Feel’ and his hit album ‘Timeless’ received a nomination for the Best Global Music Album category.
Burna Boy’s song ‘Alone’ earned him a nomination for the Best Global Music Performance category and also received a nomination for the Best Global Music Album category for his album ‘I Told Them’.
The Grammy Awards recognises the best recordings, compositions, and artists of the eligibility year (from Oct. 1, 2022, to Sept. 15, 2023) as determined by the members of the National Academy of Recording Arts and Sciences.
The 66th Annual Grammy Awards ceremony is scheduled to be held on Feb. 4, 2024, at the Crypto.com Arena in Los Angeles, United States.
The three new Grammy categories that will debut at the 2024 award are Best African Music Performance, Best Alternative Jazz Album and Best Pop Dance Recording.
According to Recording Academy Chief Executive Officer, Harvey Mason jr, these history-making category additions are part of a larger set of updates and amendments, which go into effect immediately at the 2024 GRAMMYs.
“It is aimed at making the GRAMMY Awards process “more fair, transparent and accurate.”