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Femi Kuti Explains Why He Lost First Grammy Nomination In 2003

Veteran Nigerian music star, Femi Kuti in a recent disclosure has made it known that he lost his first Grammy nomination in 2003 due to politics.
The artist who was on the verge of bringing home a Grammy to Nigeria with his album, Fight To Win told PulseTV that he got nominated at a time when he was having
issues with his former record company, MCA in France.

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Fight To Win was nominated under the “Best Ethnic or Traditional Folk Recording”, and according to him, “When I was nominated for the Grammy the first time, I was basically going to win, it was a super album”.

He further explained that after he sacked his manager and also quit the record company, he got blacklisted which earned him his loss.

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