Nigerian musicians had a dismal performance at the 66th Grammy Awards, which were held on Sunday at the Peacock Theatre in Los Angeles, California, with none of them taking home a prize.
Five Nigerian artists, David Adeleke, better known as Davido; Damini Ogulu, better known as Burna Boy; Ahmed Ololade, better known as Asake; Olamide Adedeji, better known as Baddo; and Oyinkansola Aderibigbe, better known as Ayra Starr, all missed out on the Grammy with a total of ten nominations in various award categories.
The five artists received nominations for the 2024 Grammy Awards in November of 2023.
The complete list of winners of the 66th Grammy Awards is provided below:
Best African Music Performance
Amapiano – Asake and Olamide
City Boys – Burna Boy
Water – Tyla WINNER
Unavailable – Davido Featuring Musa Keys
Rush – Ayra Starr
Best Melodic Rap Performance
Sittin’ On Top Of The World – Burna Boy Featuring 21 Savage
Attention – Doja Cat
All My Life – Lil Durk Featuring J. Cole WINNER