“Ayra Starr, Odumodu Should Forget Grammy”: Singer Jaywon Joins Recording Academy As Voting Member

“Ayra Starr, Odumodu Should Forget Grammy”: Singer Jaywon Joins Recording Academy As Voting Member

  • Singer Jaywon is the latest Nigerian to be invited to join the Recording Academy as a voting member
  • Jaywon shared the good news, including the message he received from the Recording Academy
  • However, some netizens have shared how Jaywon's inclusion as part of Recording Academy voters would affect Ayra Starr and Odumodu Blvck

Nigerian indigenous singer Juwonlo Iledare, better known as Jaywon, has attained a new feat in his music career.

This comes as the 'This Year' crooner became the latest Nigerian singer to be invited to the Recording Academy as a voting member, representing excellence in the music industry.

Jaywon joins Recording Academy.
Nigerians claim Jaywon becoming a Recording Academy member would affect Ayra Starr and Odumodu Blvck. Credit: @jaywon @odumodublvck
Source: Instagram

Jaywon shared the exciting news on Wednesday, July 10, including messages from the Recording Academy about his selection.

The singer who accepted the offer expressed gratitude to be joined by colleagues in the popular music community.

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In his words:

"Thank you @recordingacademy I am thrilled to be included to stand alongside countless creatives and experts who actively support, honor, and champion our music community."

See Jaywon's post below:

Netizens react to Jaywon's news

In reaction to Jaywon's achievement, some netizens claimed it could affect Ayra Starr and Odumodu Blvck's chances of winning a Grammy.

While the Sabi Girl had made headlines for disrespecting Jaywon, Odumodu Blvck and the new Recording Academy voter have repeatedly dragged each other online.

See the comments below:


"Make ayra starrr forget about Grammy cuz she humiliated this guy."


"Make Ayra star and Odumodu forget grammy."


"Most times when they mock you it’s pushing you up to work way harder, some mockering are blessings in disguise though."

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"Arya star whenever she See Jaywon… emabinu ojo."


"Sigh. I think people need to read up on what the recording academy class is and their responsibilities."


"Na person wey go help davido win Grammy be this."

Jaywon slams Burna Boy

Meanwhile, Legit.ng reported that Jaywon joined his colleague Eedris Abdulkareem to criticise Burna Boy's boastful demeanour.

Jaywon, who initially reacted to the fallout on social media, made a guest appearance on Teju Babyface's podcast, where he reinstated the exact words Eedris used against Burna.

"It's madness for Burna Boy to say no one paved the way for him," Jaywon said.

Proofreading by Nkem Ikeke, journalist and copy editor at Legit.ng.

Source: Legit.ng

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