In the evening of the 15th day of November 2022 the recording academy releases nomination list of the 65th edition of the Grammy Awards, with Beyonce making history by equaling her husband JAY Z record of 88 nominations ,joining the list of the most nominated artist with 9 nominations this time.
History in the making
Beyonce who also started her professional music career with Destiny Child an all girls band will become the most successful artist in history of Grammy; Beyonce is currently tied at second place with Quincy Jones as the artists with second most Grammy award wins in history. If Queen Bey is able to win just 4 of the categories that she is nominated for this time ,she will surpass the all time Grammy award winner record currently held by conductor George Solti who is with 31 Grammy awards now.
Beyonce’s Fans are optimistic that this is the year that she will bag the elusive Album of the year award which she has never won in her over 2 decade career and are confident that her Renaissance Album has what it takes to conquer the world.
Burna Boy Returns
Nigeria’s Afro beat sensation Burna Boy also returned to Grammy nomination list like it has become a tradition for the artist who was spotted by Grammy with a nomination in 2020 with his African Giant Album which was released on July 26, 2019, by Spaceship Entertainment, he lost out to Angeliquo Kidjo for the Best World Music Album Category and quickly returned with Grammy nomination in 2021 with Twice as Tall album and bagged his first Grammy.
Now its 4 Nominations in three years for Burna Boy and it’s amazing to Nigerians and other African contemporary music acts that he is back on the list and gunning for his 2nd Grammy awards so soon again and this time with Ghanaian Rocky Dawumi in contention with him alongside others.
Tems Joins Grammy League
Tems is another Nigerian artist on this year’s nominees list for featuring in Beyonce Album and Ghana’s Rocky Dawuni is back on Grammy nomination list ,as this time is his 3rd Grammy nomination , Feb 5th 2023 is poised to be a history making day for some , as music lovers will be glued to the scene in anticipation of sharing the moment of glory with their stars.