Nigerian music star Wizkid has earned double nominations at the forthcoming Grammy awards with his song ‘Essence’ and the album ‘Made In Lagos deluxe’.
Wizkid’s ‘Made in Lagos’ was nominated in the category of Global Music album while ‘Essence’ ft Tems was nominated in the category of Best Music Performance
Essence which is the fourth song from his album ‘Made in Lagos’ debuted in June 2021 at number 91 on the UK Singles Chart after another single ‘Ginger’ peaked at No. 67 making ‘Made in Lagos’ the only Nigerian album to have more than one song debut in the UK Singles Chart.
Wizkid‘s fourth studio album “Made In Lagos” also topped charts from Billboard to British Vogue’s “Twelve Best Albums of 2020” and The Guardian UK’s Top 50 Albums of 2020 to “Ginger” appearing as number 150 on the US Top 200 Apple Music list,
Since it debuted in October 2020, Made in Lagos has become a global hit and gaining recognition all over the world.
The 14-track album features the likes of Damian Marley, Skepta, Projexx, H.E.R, and Ella Mai alongside Burna Boy, Tems.
The other nominees on the same category as Wizkid are “Voice of Bunbon, Vol. 1 – @RockyDawuni, East West Players Presents: Daniel Ho & Friends Live In Concert – Daniel Ho
Mother Nature – @angeliquekidjo
Legacy+ – @Femiakuti & Made Kuti
Made In Lagos: Deluxe – @wizkidayo