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Meet The First Nigerian To Win Grammy Award in 1986

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Helen Folasade Adu was (born 16 January 1959) she is professionally known as Sade Adu or simply Sade is a British-Nigerian singer, songwriter, and actress.

She started singing in 1982, as a musician she won numerous award which include: American Music Awards 2002, Brit Awards 1985, four Grammy Awards, Porin Awards 2011 and many others.

She is the first Nigerian to win a Grammy Award and she is also the Nigerian with the highest number of Grammy award with four award.

She won her first Grammy in 1986 in the Best New Artist category. She also won the Best R&B Performance by a duo or group with vocals in 1994 for the song, “No Ordinary Love.”

Sade Adu also won another Grammy in 2002 in the category of the Best Pop Vocal Album, with the song “Lovers Rock,” In 2011, she won the Best R&B Performance by a group with vocals in 2011 for “Soldier of Live.”

Sade Adu was born in Ibadan, Nigeria and raised in London,England. She has been credited as one of the most successful British female artists in history and also the most successful Solo Artiste in British history to have over 50 million sales with 110 music albums.

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