By Akinwale Kasali

Multiple Award Winning Nigeria Musician Sensation, Ayodeji Balogun, popularly known as Wizkid and Dami Ogulu also known as Burna Boy have once again been nominated for the International prestigious Grammy Awards.

Both Burna Boy and Wizkid won the 2021 Grammy Awards, and have also been nominated once again.

Burna Boy was first nominated for the award two years ago in the Global Music Award category with his album, African Giant, but lost out to Angelique Kidjo.

However, the singer was nominated in the same category in 2021 with his album, Twice As Tall, and he cliched the award to the delight of his teeming fans.

Having been nominated once more for the Grammy award as the Recording Academy revealed the nominations for the 2022 Grammy Awards in a live stream

Wizkid is nominated in the ‘Best Global Music Performance’ category for ‘Essence’ — his collaborative song with Tems.

In July, ‘Essence’ became the first Nigerian song to crack the highly coveted music chart and the third in Africa.

Meanwhile, Afrobeat maestro, Femi Kuti, and his son Made, were among the nominees in the 64th Grammy Awards.

Femi Kuti’s ‘Pa Pa Pa’ and Wizkid and Tems song ‘Essence’ are also nominated in this category.

Made shares the spotlight with his father as their collaborative album ‘Legacy +’ receives a nod in the Best Global Music Album .

Burna Boy fetched a nomination in the Best Global Music Performance for his collaboration with Angelique Kidjo, Femi Kuti’s ‘Pa Pa Pa’ and Wizkid and Tems song ‘Essence’ are also nominated in this category.

The 2022 Grammys’ main event will air on January 31, 2022, at 8 pm ET/5 pm PT on the CBS Television Network.

It is understood that the award show would also be available to stream live and on demand on Paramount.