Tyla Makes History at the 66th Grammy Awards: Wins Best African Music Performance

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At the 66th Grammy Awards, held in the US, South African artist Tyla made history by winning the inaugural ‘Best African Music Performance‘ category, surpassing Nigerian contenders.


Tyla Laura Seethal triumphed with her song ‘Water’, a significant achievement in her career, amidst tough competition from top Nigerian artists such as Burna Boy and Davido.


Of mixed Indian and South African heritage,. the 22-year-old expressed gratitude for being acknowledged alongside established Nigerian stars, underscoring the diversity of African music.


‘Water’ will feature on Tyla’s debut album, set for release on March 22, 2024, following her rise to fame with the 2019 single ‘Getting Late’.


The addition of categories like ‘Best Alternative Jazz Album’ and ‘Best Pop Dance Recording’. reflects the evolving music landscape globally at the 2024 Grammy Awards.


Though Burna Boy and Davido faced disappointment. Tyla’s win highlights the growing international recognition of African music, inspiring Nigerian artists for future endeavors.

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