Wizkid, Femi Kuti and son, Angelique Kidjo nominated for 2022 Grammys


Nigerian superstar, Wizkid has been nominated for the 64th Grammys.

Wizkid’s Made in Lagos album and song ‘Eseence’ bagged two nominations as Grammy award announced nominees.

Wizkid ‘Made in Lagos’ was nominated in the category of Global Music album.

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.

Wizkid was also nominated for Best Global music performance for ‘Essence’ ft Tems.

Essence which is the fourth song from his album ‘Made in Lagos’ became fans favourite and summer hit song for celebrities in America and most parts of the world.

Also, son and grandson of late Fela Anikulapo have also been nominated for the 2022 Grammy Awards.

Both Femi and Made Kuti who are father and son were selected for their Legacy + album featuring tracks like As We Struggle Everyday, Stop The Hate, Na Bigmanism Spoil Government.

A music executive cum artiste, Maye Hunta said Femi Kuti must be proud of sharing the Grammy nominations with Made and Wizkid.

“Big respect to baba @Femiakuti for his nominations. I’m sure he’s so proud sharing the spotlight with 2 of his “sons” Made and Wiz..#naijablood #GRAMMYs”, Hunta tweeted.

Also, Angélique Kidjo for Mother Nature was also nominated.