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Grammy 2024: Burna Boy, Davido, Asake, Ayra Starr Make Nominations List



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Top Nigerian musicians such as Davido, Burna Boy, Ayra Starr, Asake, and Olamide have made the 2024 Grammy Awards nomination list.

The 66th edition of awards sees Burna Boy bagging four nominations, while Davido earned three nominations.

The Nigerian singers were all nominated in the maiden Best African Music Performance category alongside South Africa’s Tyla.

Asake and Olamide’s ‘Amapiano’, Burna Boy’s ‘City Boys’, Ayra Starr’s ‘Rush’, Davido and Musa Keys’ ‘Unavailable’, and Tyla’s ‘Water’ were the nominees in the newly created category.

Burna Boy’s other nominations include; ‘Sitting On Top of the World’ featuring 21 Savage – Best Melodic Rap, ‘I Told Them’ – Best Global Music Album, and ‘Alone’ – Best Global Music Performance.

Davido’s other nominations are; ‘Timeless’ – Best Global Music Album, and ‘Feel’ – Best Global Music Performance.

The 66th Grammy Awards will take place on Feb. 4, 2024, at the Arena in Los Angeles.

Below is the full list of Grammy nominations:

Record of the Year

“Worship,” Jon Batiste

“Not Strong Enough,” boygenius

“Flowers,” Miley Cyrus

“What Was I Made For?,” Billie Eilish

“On My Mama,” Victoria Monét

“Vampire,” Olivia Rodrigo

“Anti-Hero,” Taylor Swift

“Kill Bill,” SZA


Album Of The Year


World Music Radio, Jon Batiste

the record, boygenius

Endless Summer Vacation, Miley Cyrus

Did You Know That There’s A Tunnel Under Ocean Blvd, Lana Del Rey

The Age Of Pleasure, Janelle Monáe

GUTS, Olivia Rodrigo

Midnights, Taylor Swift



Song Of The Year


“A&W,” Lana Del Rey

“Anti-Hero,” Taylor Swift

“Butterfly,” Jon Batiste

“Dance The Night,” Dua Lipa

“Flowers,” Miley Cyrus

“Kill Bill,” SZA

“Vampire,” Olivia Rodrigo

“What Was I Made For?,” Billie Eilish


Best New Artist


Gracie Abrams

Fred again..

Ice Spice

Jelly Roll

Coco Jones

Noah Kahan

Victoria Monét

The War And Treaty


Producer Of The Year, Non-Classical


Jack Antonoff

Dernst “D’Mile” Emile II


Metro Boomin

Daniel Nigro


Songwriter of the Year, Non-Classical


Edgar Barrera

Jessie Jo Dillon

Shane McAnally

Theron Thomas

Justin Tranter

Best Pop Solo Performance

“Flowers,” Miley Cyrus

“Paint The Town Red,” Doja Cat

“What Was I Made For?,” Billie Eilish

“Vampire,” Olivia Rodrigo

“Anti-Hero,” Taylor Swift


Best Pop Duo/Group Performance


“Thousand Miles,” Miley Cyrus feat. Brandi Carlile

“Candy Necklace,” Lana Del Rey feat. Jon Batiste

“Never Felt So Alone,” Labrinth feat. Billie Eilish

“Karma,” Taylor Swift feat. Ice Spice

“Ghost In The Machine,” SZA feat. Phoebe Bridgers


Best Pop Vocal Album


Chemistry, Kelly Clarkson

Endless Summer Vacation, Miley Cyrus

GUTS, Olivia Rodrigo

– (Subtract), Ed Sheeran

Midnights, Taylor Swift


Best Dance/Electronic Recording


“Blackbox Life Recorder 21F,” Aphex Twin

“Loading,” James Blake

“Higher Than Ever Before,” Disclosure

“Strong,” Romy & Fred again..

“Rumble,” Skrillex, Fred again.. & Flowdan


Best Pop Dance Recording


“Baby Don’t Hurt Me,” David Guetta, Anne-Marie & Coi Leray

“Miracle,” Calvin Harris feat. Ellie Goulding

“Padam Padam,” Kylie Minogue

“One In A Million,” Bebe Rexha & David Guetta

“Rush,” Troye Sivan


Best Dance/Electronic Music Album


Playing Robots Into Heaven, James Blake

For That Beautiful Feeling, The Chemical Brothers

Actual Life 3 (January 1 – September 9 2022), Fred again..

Kx5, Kx5

Quest For Fire, Skrillex


Best Rock Performance


“Sculptures Of Anything Goes,” Arctic Monkeys

“More Than A Love Song,” Black Pumas

“Not Strong Enough,” boygenius

“Rescued,” Foo Fighters

“Lux Æterna,” Metallica


Best Metal Performance


“Bad Man,”Disturbed

“Phantom Of The Opera,” Ghost

“72 Seasons,” Metallica

“Hive Mind,” Slipknot

“Jaded,” Spiritbox


Best Rock Song


Angry,” The Rolling Stones

“Ballad Of A Homeschooled Girl,” Olivia Rodrigo

“Emotion Sickness,” Queens Of The Stone Age

“Not Strong Enough,” boygenius

“Rescued,” Foo Fighters


Best Rock Album


But Here We Are, Foo Fighters

Starcatcher, Greta Van Fleet

72 Seasons, Metallica

This Is Why, Paramore

In Times New Roman…, Queens Of The Stone Age

Best Alternative Music Performance

“Belinda Says,” Alvvays

“Body Paint,” Arctic Monkeys

“Cool About It,” boygenius

“A&W,” Lana Del Rey

“This Is Why,” Paramore


Best Alternative Music Album


The Car, Arctic Monkeys

The Record, boygenius

Did You Know That There’s A Tunnel Under Ocean Blvd, Lana Del Rey

Cracker Island, Gorillaz

I Inside The Old Year Dying, PJ Harvey


Best R&B Performance


“Summer Too Hot,” Chris Brown

“Back To Love,” Robert Glasper Featuring SiR & Alex Isley

“ICU,” Coco Jones

“How Does It Make You Feel,” Victoria Monét

“Kill Bill,” SZA


Best Traditional R&B Performance


“Simple,” Babyface feat. Coco Jones

“Lucky,” Kenyon Dixon

“Hollywood,” Victoria Monét feat. Earth, Wind & Fire & Hazel Monét

“Good Morning,” PJ Morton feat. Susan Carol

“Love Language,” SZA


Best Progressive R&B Album


Since I Have A Lover, 6LACK

The Love Album: Off The Grid, Diddy

Nova, Terrace Martin and James Fauntleroy

The Age Of Pleasure, Janelle Monáe


Best R&B Song

“Angel,” Halle Bailey

“Back To Love,” Robert Glasper feat. SiR & Alex Isley

“ICU,” Coco Jones

“On My Mama,” Victoria Monét

“Snooze,” SZA


Best R&B Album


Girls Night Out, Babyface

What I Didn’t Tell You (Deluxe), Coco Jones

Special Occasion, Emily King

JAGUAR II, Victoria Monét

CLEAR 2: SOFT LIFE EP, Summer Walker


Best Rap Performance


“The Hillbillies,” Baby Keem feat. Kendrick Lamar

“Love Letter,” Black Thought

“Rich Flex,” Drake & 21 Savage

“SCIENTISTS & ENGINEERS,” Killer Mike feat. André 3000, Future and Eryn Allen Kane

“Players,” Coi Leray

Best Melodic Rap Performance

“Sittin’ On Top Of The World,” Burna Boy feat. 21 Savage

“Attention,” Doja Cat

“Spin Bout U,” Drake & 21 Savage

“All My Life,” Lil Durk feat. J. Cole

“Low,” SZA


Best Rap Album


Her Loss, Drake & 21 Savage

MICHAEL, Killer Mike


King’s Disease III, Nas

UTOPIA, Travis Scott


Best Rap Song


“Attention,” Doja Cat

“Barbie World,” Nicki Minaj & Ice Spice feat. Aqua

“Just Wanna Rock,” Lil Uzi Vert

“Rich Flex,” Drake & 21 Savage

“SCIENTISTS & ENGINEERS,” Killer Mike feat. André 3000, Future and Eryn Allen Kane


Best Spoken Word Poetry Album


A-You’re Not Wrong B-They’re Not Either: The Fukc-It Pill Revisited, Queen Sheba

For Your Consideration’24 -The Album, Prentice Powell and Shawn William

Grocery Shopping With My Mother, Kevin Powell

The Light Inside, J. Ivy

When The Poems Do What They Do, Aja Monet


Best Jazz Performance


Movement 18’ (Heroes),” Jon Batiste

“Basquiat,” Lakecia Benjamin

“Vulnerable (Live),” Adam Blackstone feat. The Baylor Project & Russell Ferranté

“But Not For Me,” Fred Hersch & Esperanza Spalding

“Tight,” Samara Joy


Best Jazz Vocal Album


For Ella 2, Patti Austin feat. Gordon Goodwin’s Big Phat Band

Alive At The Village Vanguard, Fred Hersch & Esperanza Spalding

Lean In, Gretchen Parlato & Lionel Loueke

Mélusine, Cécile McLorin Salvant

How Love Begins, Nicole Zuraitis


Best Jazz Instrumental Album


The Source, Kenny Barron

Phoenix, Lakecia Benjamin

Legacy: The Instrumental Jawn, Adam Blackstone

The Winds Of Change, Billy Childs

Dream Box, Pat Metheny


Best Large Jazz Ensemble Album


The Chick Corea Symphony Tribute – Ritmo, ADDA Simfònica, Josep Vicent, Emilio Solla

Dynamic Maximum Tension, Darcy James Argue’s Secret Society

Basie Swings The Blues, The Count Basie Orchestra Directed By Scotty Barnhart

Olympians, Vince Mendoza & Metropole Orkest

The Charles Mingus Centennial Sessions, Mingus Big Band


Best Latin Jazz Album


Quietude, Eliane Elias

My Heart Speaks, Ivan Lins With The Tblisi Symphony Orchestra

Vox Humana, Bobby Sanabria Multiverse Big Band

Cometa, Luciana Souza & Trio Corrente

El Arte Del Bolero Vol. 2, Miguel Zenón & Luis Perdomo


Best Alternative Jazz Album


Love In Exile, Arooj Aftab, Vijay Iyer, Shahzad Ismaily

Quality Over Opinion, Louis Cole

SuperBlue: The Iridescent Spree, Kurt Elling, Charlie Hunter, SuperBlue

Live At The Piano, Cory Henry

The Omnichord Real Book, Meshell Ndegeocello


Best Traditional Pop Vocal Album


To Steve With Love: Liz Callaway Celebrates Sondheim, Liz Callaway

Pieces Of Treasure, Rickie Lee Jones

Bewitched, Laufey

Holidays Around The World, Pentatonix

Only The Strong Survive, Bruce Springsteen

Sondheim Unplugged (The NYC Sessions), Vol. 3, (Various Artists)


Best Contemporary Instrumental Album


As We Speak, Béla Fleck, Zakir Hussain, Edgar Meyer, feat. Rakesh Chaurasia

On Becoming, House Of Waters

Jazz Hands, Bob James

The Layers, Julian Lage

All One, Ben Wendel


Best Musical Theater Album


Kimberly Akimbo



Some Like It Hot

Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber Of Fleet Street


Best Country Solo Performance


“In Your Love,” Tyler Childers

“Buried,” Brandy Clark

“Fast Car,” Luke Combs

“The Last Thing On My Mind,” Dolly Parton

“White Horse,” Chris Stapleton


Best Country Duo/Group Performance


“High Note,” Dierks Bentley feat. Billy Strings

“Nobody’s Nobody,” Brothers Osborne

“I Remember Everything,” Zach Bryan feat. Kacey Musgraves

“Kissing Your Picture (Is So Cold)” Vince Gill & Paul Franklin

“Save Me,” Jelly Roll With Lainey Wilson

“We Don’t Fight Anymore,” Carly Pearce feat. Chris Stapleton


Best Country Album


Rolling Up The Welcome Mat, Kelsea Ballerini

Brothers Osborne, Brothers Osborne

Zach Bryan, Zach Bryan

Rustin’ In The Rain, Tyler Childers

Bell Bottom Country, Lainey Wilson


Best Country Song


“Buried,” Brandy Clark

“I Remember Everything,” Zach Bryan feat. Kacey Musgraves

“In Your Love,” Tyler Childers

“Last Night,” Morgan Wallen

“White Horse,” Chris Stapleton

Best American Roots Performance


“Butterfly,” Jon Batiste

“Heaven Help Us All,” Blind Boys Of Alabama,

“Inventing The Wheel,” Madison Cunningham

“You Louisiana Man,” Rhiannon Giddens

“Eve Was Black,” Allison Russell


Best Americana Performance


“Friendship,” Blind Boys Of Alabama

“Help Me Make It Through The Night,” Tyler Childers

“Dear Insecurity,” Brandy Clark feat. Brandi Carlile

“King Of Oklahoma,” Jason Isbell and the 400 Unit

“The Returner,” Allison Russell


Best Americana Album


Brandy Clark, Brandy Clark

The Chicago Sessions, Rodney Crowell

You’re The One, Rhiannon Giddens

Weathervanes, Jason Isbell and the 400 Unit

The Returner, Allison Russell

Best American Roots Song

“Blank Page,” The War and Treaty

“California Sober,” Billy Strings feat. Willie Nelson

“Cast Iron Skillet,” Jason Isbell and the 400 Unit

“Dear Insecurity,” Brandy Clark feat. Brandi Carlile

“The Returner,” Allison Russell


Best Bluegrass Album


Radio John: Songs of John Hartford, Sam Bush

Lovin’ Of The Game, Michael Cleveland

Mighty Poplar, Mighty Poplar

Bluegrass, Willie Nelson

Me/And/Dad, Billy Strings

City Of Gold, Molly Tuttle & Golden Highway


Best Traditional Blues Album


Ridin’, Eric Bibb

The Soul Side Of Sipp, Mr. Sipp

Life Don’t Miss Nobody, Tracy Nelson

Teardrops For Magic Slim Live At Rosa’s Lounge, John Primer

All My Love For You, Bobby Rush


Best Contemporary Blues Album


Death Wish Blues, Samantha Fish and Jesse Dayton

Healing Time, Ruthie Foster

Live In London, Christone “Kingfish” Ingram

Blood Harmony, Larkin Poe

LaVette!, Bettye LaVette


Best Folk Album


I Only See The Moon, The Milk Carton Kids

Joni Mitchell At Newport [Live], Joni Mitchell

Celebrants, Nickel Creek

Jubilee, Old Crow Medicine Show

Seven Psalms, Paul Simon

Folkocracy, Rufus Wainwright


Best Latin Pop Album


La Cuarta Hoja, Pablo Alborán

Beautiful Humans, Vol. 1, AleMor

A Ciegas, Paula Arenas

La Neta, Pedro Capó

Don Juan, Maluma

X Mí (Vol. 1), Gaby Moreno


Best Música Mexicana Album (Including Tejano)


Bordado A Mano, Ana Bárbara

La Sánchez, Lila Downs

Motherflower, Flor De Toloache

Amor Como En Las Películas De Antes, Lupita Infante

GÉNESIS, Peso Pluma


Best African Music Performance


“Amapiano,” ASAKE & Olamide

“City Boys,” Burna Boy

“UNAVAILABLE,” Davido feat. Musa Keys

“Rush,” Ayra Starr

“Water,” Tyla


Best Score Soundtrack For Visual Media (Includes Film And Television)


Barbie, Mark Ronson & Andrew Wyatt

Black Panther: Wakanda Forever, Ludwig Göransson

The Fabelmans, John Williams

Indiana Jones And The Dial Of Destiny, John Williams

Oppenheimer, Ludwig Göransson


Best Song Written For Visual Media


“Barbie World,” Nicki Minaj & Ice Spice feat. Aqua

“Dance The Night,” Dua Lipa

“I’m Just Ken,” Ryan Gosling

“Lift Me Up,” Rihanna

“What Was I Made For?,” Billie Eilish


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