Wizkid, Tiwa Savage, others up for NAACP Awards
In an interesting start of the year, Grammy-nominated singer, Wizkid, alongside Tiwa Savage, Fireboy and Omah Lay have been nominated for the National Association for Advancement of Coloured People (NAACP) award that recognises excellence in black people across several entertainment categories around the world.
The Nigerian musicians have been nominated in the NAACP Image Awards in the Outstanding International Song category for their impressive efforts during the last year.
Wizkid bagged his nomination for the remix of his global smash hit, Essence, featuring Justin Bieber and Tems.
Fireboy’s nod was due to the massive success of his last single release, Peru, which also has a remix featuring the English singer, Ed Sheeran.
With Somebody’s Son, Tiwa Savage aims for the win, with her winning hit, which featured American artiste, Brandy. Finally, Omah Lay is also bracing for the spotlight with his popular single, Understand.
The nominees were announced via a virtual event that was hosted by Tinashe, Kyla Pratt and Marcus Scribner who announced that the event to announce the award winners is going to hold on February 26th 2022 and will be aired on BET.