The nominations for the 66th GRAMMY Awards has been released and there is wild jubilation in the camp of Nigerians as thier favourite artistes makes the list of the prestigious music awards.
Nigerian singer, Olamide Adedeji, simply known as Olamide has bagged his first ever GRAMMY nomination and his fans are over the moon.
Olamide bagged this nomination alongside his signee, Awake for their featured music, Amapiano. The duo were nominated in the Best African Music Performance category alongside Davido’s Unavailable and Burnaboy’s City Boys.
Kemi Filani recalls that fast rising Nigerian singer Ahmed Ololade, known as Asake’s epic reaction to Olamide’s influence on his career, sparked reactions online.
An old video that resurfaced online captured the epic moment Asake burst into tears when Olamide jumped on one of his songs and made him a signee under the YBNL record label.
The video also captured an elated Asake running in the streets over his track’s success.
Recalling the mind blowing incident, Asake revealed how one phone call from Olamide changed his career.
Sometime back, Nigerians reacted to a chart that expressed the impact of Olamide on the career of other famous music artistes.
A chart that made round on social media captured the names of fast rising music stars and already made music artistes that Olamide’s career had influenced.
The chart includes music artistes such as Zlatan, Naira Marley, T.I Blaze, Bella Shmurda, Portable, Skales, Phyno, Jaido P, Asake, Lil Kesh, Adekunle Gold, Fireboy, CDQ and others.
The chart, compiled by a social media user identified as holuwaroyal, revealed how each artiste claimed that Olamide changed their lives and career.