Nigerian superstar singer, Olamide Gbenga Adedeji has secured his first-ever nomination of the Grammy Awards.
Olamide, the leader of the YBNL group, is although one the most influential artists in Africa, he has never clinched this since he came to limelight in the mid-20s.
The announcement which was made by the Recording Academy on Friday morning had it that his new hit “Amapiano” in collaboration with Asake, his signee, made the nomination list of the 64th Grammys for “Best African Music Performance.”
It was learnt that Recording Academy is the arm of the Grammy based in the United States to recognize outstanding feats in the music industry.
They are regarded by many as the most prestigious and significant awards in the music industry worldwide.
Over the years, Olamide has been instrumental to the launching of the careers of several Afrobeats music stars like Lil Kesh, Adekunle Gold, Asake and others.