On Tuesday Morning, the nominees for the 59th Grammy Awards were announced by last year’s Best New Artist winner, Meghan Trainor, unveiling the contestants for the marquee categories live on CBS.
Nigeria’s Wizkid and Faridah Demola Seriki (aka Kah-Lo), a rising international artiste and daughter of former Minister of Defence and Chieftain of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Lagos State, Chief Demola Seriki, were both nominated for the prestigious Grammy Awards.
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Kah-Lo, an alumna of Hofstra Journalism in the United States of America, was nominated for Best Dance Recording “Rinse & Repeat” – Riton Featuring Kah-Lo.
While Wizkid was nominated at the 59th Grammys courtesy of Drake‘s 2016 album, Views which was nominated for Best Album.
The award is given to the main artist, the featured artiste(s), the producer, the engineer and/or mixer and the mastering engineer. Wizkid was credit as both producer and featured artist on Views.
The singer also co-produced and featured in the song “One Dance” in the album.
Overall, Beyonce led the field with 9 nominations, followed by similarly huge stars Drake, Rihanna and Kanye West (8 each).