Wizkid receives his Grammy award plaque

Wizkid receives his Grammy award plaque

Nigerian singer-songwriter, Wizkid has unveiled his Grammy award plaque.

 

Taking to his Instagram stories on Wednesday afternoon, the Afrobeats icon revealed his own plaque. This is coming several days after his colleague, Burna Boy received his own Grammy award plaque.

 

On March 14, 2021, the Nigerian superstar won ‘Best Music Video’ for his role on Brown Skin Girl‘ at the 63rd Grammy Award.

 

He won the award alongside Beyonce, who owns the song and featured artists, Saint Jhn and Blue Ivy. The award will also go to Jenn Nkiru who directed the video.

 

The song was made for Beyonce’s album, Lion King: The Gift which featured other Nigerian artists. In October 2019, 1st News reported that preparations were being made for the video.

 

ALSO READ: Superstar: A decade of Wizkid’s excellent legacy

 

See the photo of the plaque below.

 

In 2016, Wizkid achieved international recognition following his collaboration with Drake on the global hit, “One Dance”. Indeed, the song reached number one in 15 countries; including the United States; United Kingdom, Canada, and Australia.

 

In other news, during his live session on Instagram a couple of weeks ago, he opened up on how he started his own record label despite having no money.

 

 

The singer held nothing back during the session; as he spoke about his career and also struggle to achieve mainstream prominence.

 

“I started that business (Starboy Entertainment) with my friends.

”We literally started it in my living room.

”We didn’t even have much.”

Read the full session here.

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