With our different classic genres and blend of music, it’s so sad to note that no Nigerian musician has ever brought home the Grammys even when we know some of these artistes are doing their best.
So, we bring to you Nigerian musicians, in no particular order, that can bring that award home for us!
Nigerian French singer and lyricist Bukola Elemide, who goes by the stage name Asa, evokes melancholy in her audiences thanks to her voice and her melodic grace.
2. Femi Kuti
Olufela Olufemi Anikulapo Kuti, popularly known as Femi Kuti, is a Nigerian musician and the eldest son of afrobeat pioneer Fela Kuti. He has been nominated four times for the Grammy awards in the world music category in 2003,2010,2012 and 2013 but has never won it.
3. Timi Dakolo
Timi Dakolo is one refined Nigerian musician. His songs alone could make you fall in love at first sight. And that voice! It grabs your attention immediately you hear it. Also known as Nigeria’s King of Soul, he is one maker of beautiful noise!
4. Darey Art Alade
Nigerian multi-platinum selling and award winning musician,singer-songwriter. Darey is another Grammy material hat with his powerful vocal power and sonorous voice.
5. Cobhams Azuquo
Legendary music man, Cobhams Asuquo is a Nigerian musician, producer, and songwriter. Cobhams has broken records in the Nigerian music industry as a visually-impaired musician.