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Popular Nigerian artists Who Have Previously Been Nominated For A Grammy Award (Photos)

Before Burna boy won a Grammy award in March 2021, other Nigerian artists were nominated in the past but didn't win. In this post, I'm going to share with you some popular Nigerian artists who have previously been nominated for a Grammy award.

1. Femi Kuti

Femi Kuti who is a renowned Nigerian artist and also the son of the afrobeat legend Fela Kuti has been nominated four times for a Grammy award in the best world music award album category.

He was nominated in 2002 for his album Fight to win, in 2009 for his album Day by Day, in 2011 for his album Africa for Africa, and 2013 for his album No place for my dream. 

2. Seun Kuti

Fela's youngest son Seun Kuti has also been nominated for a Grammy award. He was nominated in 2018 alongside his band Egypt 80 for their album Black times.

3. King Sunny Ade

The Legendary Yoruba singer who is well known for his Juju music has once been nominated for a Grammy award. He got nominated in 1999, in the best world music category for his album Odu.

Apart from these 3 artists, 2 other Nigerian artists named Falana Precious and Ataminor Jubilee were reportedly the first and second to the nominated for a Grammy award but there is hardly any information about them in the media.

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