Nigerian popular hip-hop artiste, Ayo Balogun, who is known in the industry as Wizkid, just lost his Grammy Award Nomination to Arooj Aftab, a Pakistani vocalist and Angelique Kidjo.
Wizkid was nominated in the Best Global Music Performance Category, this category is solely recognising new vocals used in music and the impeccable instruments used in connecting with the listeners. Wizkid lost this category to a Pakistani vocalist, known as Arooj Aftab for her music performance in Mohabbat.
Wizkid also had a second nomination in the Best Global Music Performance basically for albums containing at least an average percentage of playing time of some new vocals or instrumental Global Music recordings.
It should be known that the singer lost both nominations for the Best Global Music Performance award which was claimed by Arooj Aftab, Mohabbat, while Angelique Kidjo, Mother Nature also won the Best Global Music Album category.
Wizkid’s colossal loss came as a huge surprise to many who had already formed an opinion of a double win for the singer in the categories.
The 64th Grammy Awards was being held at the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas yesterday, Sunday, April 3rd, 2022.