… for featuring on Drake’s ‘Views’
The year 2016 is surely the year of the Starboy, WIZKID!
News just broke out that the Starboy Entertainment Worldwide CEO, Ayodeji Ibrahim Balogun popularly known as Wizkid has been nominated for the 59th edition of the prestigious Grammy which happens to be his first nomination which came courtesy his appearance on Drake’s Views album.
Drake’s multi-platinum album. Views is nominated for Album of the Year category.
Wizkid is credited as a featured artiste and producer on Drake’s hit single One Dance.
Views was named Spotify’s most streamed album of 2016, and his hit One Dance, which features the Nigerian superstar and Filipino R&B singer, Kyla, was named the most streamed track of 2016.
The Album of the Year category recognizes the artist’s performance as well as the overall contributions of featured artistes, producer(s), recording engineer(s) and/or mixer(s).
Wizkid‘s contribution to the Nigerian Music Industry has earned him several achievements, including a BET Award, a MOBO Award, five The Headies Awards, two Channel O Music Video Awards, six Nigeria Entertainment Awards, two Ghana Music Awards, and a Future Award. He has received three nominations at the MTV Europe Music Awards.
This year, he had won MTV MAMAs Artiste of the Year, Best Male and Best Collaboration. MTV EMA Best African Act and Best Worldwide Act. MOBO Best African Act. All Africa Music Awards (AFRIMA) Artiste of the Year, Best male Artiste in West Africa, Songwriter of the Year, Album of the Year and Song of the Year. African Muzik Magazine Awards Artiste of the Year, Song of the Year and Best Video. African Pride Awards African Artiste of the Year.