The nominees for the 2022 Grammy Awards were announced on November 23, 2021, and Nigerian artists Wizkid, Burna Boy, Femi Kuti, and Made Kuti all received nominations in the Global Music Album and Global Music Performance categories.
Best Global Music Album nominations went to Wizkid’s “Made In Lagos (Deluxe)” and Legacy+ by Femi Kuti and Made Kuti, while Best Global Music Performance went to Wizkid and Tems for “Essence,” and Burna Boy for Angelique Kidjo’s “Do Yourself.”
Other Africans like Angelique Kidjo got two Grammy nods, one alongside Burna Boy for Best Global Music Performance and another for Mother Nature, her 2021 album. SCNSLY by Black Coffee also got a nod for Best Dance Album.
The awards will be presented on January 31, 2022.