Award-winning Nigerian singer, Ayo Balogun, professionally known as Wizkid has been nominated in two categories for the 2022 Grammy Awards.
The fourth album of the talented singer, ‘Made in Lagos’ which was released in 2020 has continued to dominate music charts in the country and abroad.
Wizkid’s hit song, Essence has been on the lips of music lovers as it also made its way to the playlist of former US President Barack Obama.
The likes of Nate Bargatze, Jon Batiste, BTS, H.E.R., Gayle King, Måneskin, Tayla Parx and Carly Pearce helped in announcing the nominees on Tuesday, during a live stream.
It was announced on Tuesday the ‘Made in Lagos’ album has been nominated in the Best Global Music Award category, while Essence featuring Tems makes the list of nominees for the Best Global Music Performance category.
Wizkid would be hoping to clinch the award and follow the footstep of popular Nigerian singer, Burna Boy who won the award for Best Global Music Album Award this year
Wizkid, however, won an award for his part in the video for Beyonce’s Brown-Skinned girl at the 2021 ceremony.
The latest nomination has seen Wizkid nominated four times for the Grammy award.
This article was originally published on Naija News