Grammy 2021: Singer Femi Kuti speaks on having 5 nominations

Grammy 2021: Singer Femi Kuti speaks on having 5 nominations

- Legendary Nigerian singer, Femi Kuti, has taken to social media to share his thoughts on winning a Grammy award

- The music star who has been nominated five times is optimistic he might win it one day

- Kuti, however, added that his father, Fela, would be disappointed if winning a Grammy was his objective as a musician

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Popular Nigerian singer and saxophonist, Femi Kuti, has spoken on being nominated for Grammy awards five times.

The Sorry Sorry crooner in a post shared on Twitter said he had been nominated for the Grammys on several occasions and added that he might win one day.

Femi who is the son of Afrobeat pioneer, Fela Kuti, however, added that if winning a Grammy was his objective as a musician, his late father might be disappointed.

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Grammy 2021: Singer Femi Kuti speaks on having 5 nominations
Femi Kuti said that he might win a Grammy one day after bagging five nominations. Photo: @femiakuti
Source: Instagram

Further in the post, the musician explained his dedication to his craft and how he practised his instruments every day. He said he puts in about five to six hours on his instruments daily while finding inner peaceful and godly attitudes.

He wrote:

“Five times now. Might win one day. But my father would most likely be very disappointed if that was my objective as a musician. I still put 5-6hrs everyday (practicing my instruments) finding inner peaceful and godly attitudes."

See his tweet below:

Information on the site, however, shows that the musician has been nominated on four occasions.

In 2002 for Best World Music Album, in 2009 for Best Contemporary World Music Album, in 2011 for World Best Music Album and in 2013 for Best World Music Album.


In other Grammy related news, reported that top Nigerian singer, Burna Boy, recently bagged his second nomination.

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The music star was nominated for the Best Global Music Album category alongside Antibalas, Bebel Gilberto, Anoushka Shankar and Tinariwen.

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The singer's first nomination came in November 2019 and it got many Nigerians excited as they prayed for him to win.

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