Who Is The Other Nigerian On The Grammy Nominations List?


December 8, 2016
We’ve all heard Wizkid made the the Grammy Nominations list courtesy of Drake’s ‘Views’ Album, but you probably don’t know Kah-lo, the other Nigerian who also made the list.

Meet the fast-rising international artiste, Faridah Demola Seriki, who is one of many Nigerians doing us proud. She is the daughter of former Minister of Defence, Chief Demola Seriki.

‘Rinse and Repeat’ – her single with English producer, Riton, has been nominated for the ‘Best Dance Recording’ category.

Kah-lo shared her excitement on her Instagram, and now we’re seriously rooting for them both.

Some Nigerian artistes have been shouting that they will win a Grammy since the days of ‘Street Credibility’…

… but this is us, still waiting for their Grammy nomination.

If these two win, it would make them the first set of mainstream Nigerian musicians to win a Grammy. In 2015, Kevin Olusola became the first Nigerian to pick a Grammy win along with his acapella band, ‘Pentatonix’.

The 59th Grammy Awards will hold on the 12th of February, 2017 at the Staples Center in Los Angeles, California. Beyonce is topping the list with 9 nominations in all, with Kanye, Rihanna and Drake following with 8 nominations.

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