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Grammy Awards 2019: Seun Kuti & Egypt 80 Gets Nomination

Grammy Awards 2019: Seun Kuti & Egypt 80 Gets Nomination

Seun Kuti, son to one of Afrobeats pioneers, late Fela Anikulapo Kuti, has been honoured with a nomination in the forthcoming 2019 and 61st edition of the highly prestigious award ceremony, The Grammy.

The nominees for the Award gala which is scheduled to hold next year February, 10th, 2019, was announced through the weeks leading to the biggest event in the world music celebration.

Lately revealed categories nomination includes the “Best World Music Album” which find our very own, Seun Kuti’s latest body of work with his managed father’s music group, Egypt 80, titled “Black Times” bagging a position on the slate.

Grammy Awards 2019: Seun Kuti & Egypt 80 Gets Nomination

Black Times is a well received worldwide album from the Fela’s talented youngest son, released earlier this year – March 2nd, 2018.

Leading his father’s music band, Egypt 80, the album, Black Times is a project that uses music to highlight the problems of African leadership and other socio-political issues. Black Times features other music giants like Carlos Santana who lends his voice to some of the issues affecting the black community.

An elated Seun took to his instagram account to make known the enviable recognition to his fans while seeking for their votes to come home with the “Best World Music Album” plague come February 10, 2019.

 

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All my Grammy voting friends. Y’all know the vibes #getthesax

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Complete Nomination slate for the 61st Grammy Awards Ceremony will be announced in all 84 categories on December 5th, 2018. Stay Tuned!!!

Being ahead of times on how voting for the award which will be aired live on Sunday, Feb. 10 on CBS from Staples Center, Los Angeles goes, see HERE, and on the voting deadline date, see also HERE.

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