Asake, Rema & Ayra Starr Set Eyes On Categories For The Grammys 2024 Ahead Of Official Announcement

As we approach the official announcement of the list of nominees for the Grammy Awards in February 2024, reports suggest that more Afrobeats stars are vying for nominations in the top categories. The growth of Afrobeats over the years has brought African superstars into the limelight, making them impossible to ignore. Fast-rising artists such as Rema, Ayra Starr, and Asake have submitted their entries for consideration in various categories for possible nomination.

Asake, Rema &Amp; Ayra Starr Set Eyes On Categories For The Grammys 2024 Ahead Of Official Announcement, Yours Truly, News, April 19, 2024

The Recording Academy confirmed that Rema had submitted a For Your Consideration banner. With his worldwide hit song “Calm Down,” which features Selena Gomez in the original, the singer is reportedly nominated for the following categories ahead of the ceremony:

  • Best New Artist
  • “Charm” — African Music Performance
  • “Holiday” — African Music Performance, SOTY
  • “Wake Up” — African Music Performance
  • “Soweto” — Global Music Performance

In a social media post, Ayra Starr affirmed that she had submitted a proposal to the Recording Academy for potential consideration for the Grammy Awards in 2024. She wrote a lengthy article on social media explaining her and her team’s reasons for caring about this. A report from the news source On The Bulletin states that Ayra allegedly applied for the following categories:

  • Best New Artist
  • “Rush” – ROTY, SOTY, African Music Performance
  • “My Baby” – African Music Performance
  • “Disturbing U” – African Music Performance
  • “2 Sugar” – African Music Performance, Music Video
  • 19 and Dangerous Deluxe – Global Music Album

Asake’s debut album garnered critical acclaim and established him as a rising star in the music industry. Building on this success, his second studio album, Work of Art, solidified his position as a force to be reckoned with. With his undeniable talent and impressive track record, Asake is ready to take the next step by submitting a proposal to the Recording Academy for consideration in various categories.

  • Best New Artist
  • Work of Art – AOTY, Global Music Album
  • “Lonely at the Top” – SOTY
  • “Amapiano” – African Music Performance

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