Top 5 Respected Nigerian artists Who Have Never Won a Grammy

These are the top 5 Respected Nigerian artists have never won a Grammy.

In music and entertainment, there are awards and recognition titles that endorse a musician, actor worldwide, Grammy awards are the new trend for renowned music entertainment people, and here are the top 5 Respected Nigerian artists have never won a Grammy.

The Nigerian music industry has also produced singers have bagged many awards, especially the Grammy Awards, artists like Wizkid, Burnaboy have been recipients of this prestigious award.

 Top 5 Respected Nigerian artists Who Have Never Won a Grammy
Top 5 Respected Nigerian artists Have Never Won a Grammy

However, there are legendary singers in Nigeria prepared the path for our favourite Afrobeat singers to enter the global scene.

These singers are famous and renowned for their excellent delivery of great music, but, surprisingly, their work in the industry has not yet earned them a Grammy award barge.

Let’ look at five Nigerian singers have heavily influenced music in Africa and are famous but never got nominated or won a Grammy award.

 

Innocent Idibia is a legendary Nigerian singer came into the limelight with his famous sound “African Queen.”

 Top 5 Respected Nigerian artists Who Have Never Won a Grammy
2Baba

His songs redefined Afropop in Nigeria, a producer and songwriter, 2baba is also one of the biggest and most successful artists in the Nigerian music industry.

The father of five earned his spot in the industry with hit singles like True Love, Enter the Place, Mr Endowed, Amaka.

2 Face is a legend and a role model to many, but he has never won a Grammy Award.

One of Nigeria’ most prominent musicians, Daniel Oyebanjo, aka D’banj, has made a name for himself, with songs like ” Fall in love,” Oliver Twist, and others, he has inscribed his name on the sands of time.

 Top 5 Respected Nigerian artists Who Have Never Won a Grammy
D’banj

The co-owner of defunct Mo’ Hits Records record label reached an all- high when he deployed plans to sign a young artist under himself with another big star Don Jazzy.

Yet, till today the Koko master has not won any Grammy award.

Recognized as the pioneer of excellence and the redefined Nigerian music industry, duo and twin brothers, Peter Okoye and Paul Okoye, known as P-Square have bedazzled the Nigerian music space for so long that their stage name is synonymous with good music.

 Top 5 Respected Nigerian artists Who Have Never Won a Grammy
P-square

Their brand of music can be considered as an order of sanity in the midst of the madness that pervades the music space in Nigeria.

The news of their breakup in 2017 came with a shock wave that threw music lovers into near depression, the same way their reunion in November 2021 brought relief and succour to music lovers all over the world.

Davido

 

David Adedeji Adeleke, aka Davido, is Nigeria’ big boy and leader of the 30 Billion gang group. Known for his hit songs such as Dami Duro, Aye, Fall, Jowo, Fem, Assurance, etc.

Davido has won numerous awards, including the prestigious BET International music award.

 Top 5 Respected Nigerian artists Who Have Never Won a Grammy
Davido

In November 2019, he released the single “Blow My Mind,” featuring famous American singer Chris Brown.

Cited as one of the Top 100 most influential Africans by New African magazine in 2019. Davido is the second most followed African on social media.

 

M.I Abaga

Africa’ most decorated hip hop rapper M.I Abaga is a talented creative, he is among the pioneers of Nigerian Hip-hop music.

 Top 5 Respected Nigerian artists Who Have Never Won a Grammy
M.I Abaga

In 2006 M.I debuted with Crowd Mentality and it became M.I’ first popular music, the rapper became Chocolatecity CEO in 2015 and the tenure ended in 2019.

 M.I is more than a rapper. With Nigerian 4 successful studio albums 6 E.Ps throughout his career, M.I has won numerous awards: Headies 2015, Best Rap Album 2009 –Hip Hop world Awards and the prestigious BET Awards in 2010.

However, M.I has never been nominated or won a Grammy award.

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