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Does Wizkid Stand A Chance Of Winning The Grammy? Checkout Other Contenders Profile



Wizkid surely deserves to win the Grammy, following the announcement that he was nominated twice, many feel it will be a walk in the park for him as he will have it easy peasy, however, this is not always the case as he has other artistes to battle with. Check Wizkid’s contenders below:

1 . Arooj Aftab:


Arooj Aftab is a talented vocalist, singer, producer and song composer born in Saudi Arabia. Arooj has 3 albums to her name and her song, Mohabbat, for which Arooj Aftab is nominated in the Best Global Music Performance at the 2022 Grammy Awards, is taken from her recent album, Vulture Prince. It is this song that will slug it out with Wizkid’s Essence.

2. Angelique Kidjo

Proudly called Mama Africa with 11 Grammy nominations and 4 wins to her name, Angelique Kidjo is no push over when it comes to Grammy Award. The Beninese singer collaboration with the enigmatic Burna Boy “Do Yourself” is part of the songs nominated in the Best Music Category, Angelique is not here to play.

3. Yo-Yo-Ma

The 66 years old Yo-Yo Ma is an American cellist; he plays the cello, an instrument belonging to the violin family. He was born in France to Chinese parents. Yo-Yo Ma has performed as a soloist with different orchestras from around the world and has recorded more than 90 albums and won a total of 18 Grammy Awards. He is also nominated in the Global Music Category.

4. Rocky Dawuni

Ghanian born reggae artiste, Rocky Dawuni has not won a Grammy award before, regardless, his album, Voice Of Bunbon, Vol. 1, has been nominated in the Best Global Music Album category for the 2022 Grammy Awards. He will be slugging it out with Wizkid.

5. Femi Kuti and Made Kuti

Wizkid will still have the Anikulapo Kuti to battle it with.  Thlbum, Legacy+, also Made Kuti’s debut album, is a joint music project between his father, Femi, and him. It has been nominated for the Global Music Album Category.

6. Daniel Ho

Daniel Ho is an American musician, composer and producer. He has recorded 18 solo albums, some of which have won or were nominated for Grammy Awards. His live in concert album has been nominated for the Global Music Category Award in the 2022 Grammy.

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