By John Ikani
Nigerian artistes are flying the flag high on the global entertainment scene as Burna Boy, Wizkid and Tems make the 2022 Grammy Awards nomination list.
The award is presented by the Recording Academy in recognition of music achievements in the United States.
Fellow Nigerian singers Femi Kuti and his son, Made are also among the nominees in the 64th Grammy Awards.
The musicians got nominations in the Best Global Music Performance and Best Global Music Album.
Wizkid was nominated alongside fellow Nigerians — Femi Kuti, Burna Boy and Tems — for Best Global Music Performance at The Grammys.
Also nominated in that same category was Beninese legend, Angelique Kidjo.
The Nigerian Afrobeat star also has his ‘Made in Lagos’ album nominated for Best Global Music Album at The Grammys, alongside Femi Kuti and Made Kuti’s ‘Legacy +’, Angelique Kidjo’s ‘Mother Nature’ and Rocky Dawumi’s ‘Voice of Bunbon Volume’.
The event is slated for January 31, 2022 at the Crypto.com Arena formerly known as The Staples Center in Los Angeles, USA.