Afrobeat artist Davido is basking in the glory of his recent triumph at the Grammy Awards, securing an impressive three nominations. The Grammy nomination list has stirred diverse reactions, especially with Doe’s significant presence in the coveted categories.
Recalling events from October, Benco news reported Davido’s proactive move to submit his name and his album, “Timeless,” for the 2024 Grammy Award nominations. A strategic move indeed, as he aimed for nominations in the Album of the Year and Best Global Music Album categories. Additionally, Doe threw his hat in the ring for Song of the Year with “Unavailable” and “Feel,” each in a separate category. Notably, he also sought recognition as the Best New Artist, a decision that raised eyebrows given his seasoned tenure in the music industry.
Davido, had treated fans to his remarkable “Timeless” album in 2023, earning widespread acclaim and solidifying his position as Nigeria’s leading artist. Several tracks from the album garnered global recognition, further elevating his standing in the international music scene.
In the extensive list of submissions, Davido positioned “Timeless” for Album of the Year and Best Global Music Album. The tracks “Feel” and “Unavailable” made appearances in multiple categories, including Global Music Performance, Song of the Year, African Music Performance, and Record of the Year. A grand total of four Grammy submissions that reflected his determination to leave an indelible mark on the prestigious awards stage.
The recent revelation that Grammy approved 3 of Davido’s submissions has sparked a wave of congratulatory messages. Renowned Nigerian star and reality TV personality Vee expressed her felicitations with a simple yet heartfelt “Congratulations.” Others joined in the celebration, praising Davido for his outstanding achievement. One enthusiast remarked, “You did this, congratulations David,” while another exclaimed, “Bringing it home to Nigeria 001.” The accolades continued, with fans hailing him as the greatest Afrobeat artist ever and expressing confidence in his victory at the Grammys.
As the congratulatory messages pour in, Davido stands at the precipice of a potentially historic Grammy Awards night, with three nominations under his belt showcasing his undeniable impact on the global music stage.