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Talented Nigerian music export and Star Boy Music Worldwide
act, Wizkid, has been tagged in the prestigious Grammy
Awards nominees list for his role in Drake’s hit single “One
The track, which also features Kyla, is off Drake’s award
winning album “Views” which stood out as one of the best
albums released in 2016.
Drake’s album, in which Wizkid appeared, made the highly
coveted “Album of the year” category, competing against
other award winning artistes like Adele, Beyonce, and Justin
Wizkid has had a tremendous year with top notch awards
credited to him.
Worthy of mentions are his Bill Board appearance as the first
Nigerian to emerge on that list, MTV Europe Music Awards
(Best African Act), 2016 MAMA awards (Best African Act),
2016 MOBO Awards, AFRIMA awards, the Headies
(Nomination), and just recently, his appearance on the
Grammy Awards among others.
Wizkid’s international prominence started when his Ojuelegba
hit single had American rapper Drake and English rapper with
Nigerian descent, Skepta, on the remix.
Prior to this time, the award was only given to the main artiste
but this year’s edition of the Grammy Awards would see
contributing acts and producers going home with awards as
well. The 59 th edition of the Grammy’s has 84 categories and
Wizkid is the only Nigerian on the list.