2017 Grammy Awards nomination list
Wizkid & Kah-lo have just given Nigerians something to smile about. It’s not everyday we get nominated for Grammy Award but these two were recently announced as prestigious nominees for the 2017 Grammy Awards.
UK based Faridah Seriki, better known as Kah-Lo was nominated in the Best Dance Recording category for her work in ‘Rinse & Repeat’, a song owned by Henry ‘Riton’ Smithson, a British disc jockey.
Making it debut by digital download in the United Kingdom on February 26, 2016, ‘Rinse & Repeat’ is a deep house dance track which entered the UK Singles Chart at number 13 and at number 2 on the UK Dance Chart. It’s been streamed 5 million times on Spotify and played 1.5 million times on YouTube less than a month after its release. Bet you didn’t know about that?
Ayo Balogun aka Wizkid was nominated on his work with international star Drake and his 2016 album, Views which is nominated for Best Album. According to reports; the award is given to the main artiste, the featured artiste(s), the producer, the engineer and/or mixer and the mastering engineer. Wizkid has credit as both producer and featured artiste on Views.
Wizkid also adds co-producer to his belt for the song “One Dance” which he featured on in the album