timaya will probably become first Nigerian-based act to win Grammy award, bags nomination - Naijatune

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timaya will probably become first Nigerian-based act to win Grammy award, bags nomination

Lord of afro-dancehall, Timaya, may turn into the primary Nigerian-based act to win Grammy grant, haven bagged  a Grammy Nomination for including on Morgan Heritage's collection "Avrakedabra". The primary Nigerian, however not situated in Nigeria, who won a honor at the Grammy was Cynthia Erivo, a singer and actress conceived in London to Nigerian workers.

timaya will probably become first Nigerian-based act to win Grammy award, bags nomination
timaya

Cynthia had won a Grammy for Best Musical Theatre Album for the cast recording of the musical The Color Purple in 2016. However, Timaya who featured alongside Ghanaian Afro-pop singer, Stonebwoy, Chubb Rock, Stylo G, Bunji Garlin, Dre Zion & Jaheil on Morgan Heritage’s “Avrekedabra” may become the first Nigerian-based act to win the award if the album wins the category at the 60th Grammy Awards which will air live from the Madison Square Gardens on January 28, 2018. Morgan Heritage is a reggae band formed in 1994 by five children of reggae artiste, Denroy Morgan. The band comprises Peter “Peetah” Morgan, Una Morgan, Roy “Gramps” Morgan, Nakhamyah “Lukes” Morgan, and Memmalatel “Mr. Mojo” Morgan. “Avrekedabra” was nominated for the Best Reggae Album award and will slug it out with “Chronology” by Chronixx, “Lost in Paradise” by Common Kings, “Wash House Ting” by J Boog and “Stony Hill” by Damian “Jr. Gong” Marley. Wizkid and Kah-Lo also got to the nomination in 1016 but failed to win any award.



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