- Nigerian singer Wizkid continues to give his fans something to talk and boast about when it comes to his career
- The musician's body of work has been listed in two categories for the prestigious 64th Grammy Awards
- The Ojuelegba crooner was listed alongside some Nigerian artistes and singers from other parts of the world
Wizkid's music Essence would be battling against Angelique Kidjo and Burna Boy's Do Yourself, Femi Kuti's PÀ PÁ PÀ, Yo-Yo Ma and Angelique Kidjo Blewu, and Arooj Aftab Mohabbat, under the best global music performance category.
Meanwhile, singer Tems was also mentioned as her music with Wizkid was the one nominated.
Burna Boy and Wizkid pose with Ballon d’Or trophy to announce their new single together, fans get excited
In the best global music album, Wizkid's Made In Lagos Deluxe Edition was listed alongside four others including Nigeria's Femi and Made Kuti, Angelique Kidjo, and two others.
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The Grammy Award ceremony will take place on Monday, 31 January 2022.
Wizkid's fans react with excitement
The singer's fans did not disappoint as they took to social media to hail him.
"Congratulations to him but Davido is still my number One."
"Big Wiz. FC hit the like button."
"Don't make noise. Let your work speak for you. Who's your favorite again?"
"Fc steady breaking records no noise."
"Make una Giveaway Master Do am."
"Most what ??? Yeah that’s what I want my baby."
"Make I hear say wizkid no win 2 grammy."
I’m proud of you, keep breaking new grounds: D’Banj congratulates Wizkid over O2 Arena 3 days sold out concert
"We dy nominate for award that one dy nominate for Fight."
"Wizzy don win Grammy again on God."
"Shey Big Wiz Wa Kere ni?"
"The only thing interesting about Africa now is Wizkid."
"Album wey album supposed swallow."
Wizkid wins three AFRIMA awards
Nigerian superstar Wizkid bagged three awards at the eighth edition of the All Africa Music Awards (AFRIMA).
Wizkid beat others to emerge as the artiste of the year. His music, Essence, featuring Tems, won song of the year and best African collaboration.
The Essence crooner battled with artistes from Nigeria like Davido, Adekunle Gold, Ladipoe, among others to emerge the winner. Artistes from other countries include Taycofficel from Cameroon, Focalistic from South Africa, and many others.