Africa Ghana West Africa World 

Ghana’s top artistes Samini and Stonebwoy banter over Grammys

– – Two of Ghana’s leading Dancehall musicians, Samini and Stonebwoy have engaged in a banter on social media. The banter was sparked by news of Nigerian musicians, Burna Boy and Wizkid winning awards at the 2021 Grammys. Burna Boy won the Best Global Music Album category while Wizkid won the Best Music Video for his song with Beyoncé; Brown Skin Girl, from Lion King: The Gift album. The two Ghaaian artistes in the past enjoyed close relationships after Samini described Stonebwoy as a son because he supported his emergence…

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Africa World 

Burna Boy and Wizkid win awards at Grammys 2021

Nigeria Afrobeats stars Burna Boy and Wizkid have both won awards at the 2021 Grammys. Burna Boy won the Best Global Music Album category while Wizkid won the Best Music Video for his song with Beyoncé; Brown Skin Girl, from Lion King: The Gift album. Beyoncé’s daughter Blue Ivy was also a winner on the song. The Best Music Video award is given to the artist, video director and video producer. Burna Boy, real name Damini Ogulu, a nominee for a second consecutive year, won with his Twice As Tall…

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Africa Southern Africa World 

Trevor Noah will host 2021 Grammy awards

– – South African comedian Trevor Noah will host next year’s Grammy awards, the organisers have announced. Harvey Mason Jr, the chair and interim president of the Recording Academy, said Noah was the “best choice” as host. Noah said after the announcement that “Despite the fact that I am extremely disappointed that the Grammys have refused to have me sing or be nominated for best pop album, I am thrilled to be hosting this auspicious event.” “I think as a one-time Grammy nominee, I am the best person to provide…

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Africa World 

2021 GRAMMYs: Complete Nominees List

– – The 63rd GRAMMY Awards are right around the corner, airing Sunday, Jan. 31, on CBS, but the nominations are here now! Find out who is nominated in each of the 83 categories in the full nominees list below. 1. Record Of The YearAward to the Artist and to the Producer(s), Recording Engineer(s) and/or Mixer(s) and mastering engineer(s), if other than the artist. BLACK PARADEBeyoncéBeyoncé & Derek Dixie, producers; Stuart White, engineer/mixer; Colin Leonard, mastering engineer COLORSBlack PumasAdrian Quesada, producer; Adrian Quesada, engineer/mixer; JJ Golden, mastering engineer ROCKSTARDaBaby Featuring…

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