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Full List Of 2023 Grammy Nominations



The 2023 Recording Academy Awards, popularly known as the Grammys has been scheduled for February 5, 2023. The academy released the list on Tuesday.

Below is fhe full list of nominations:

Best Global Music Album
Shuruaat – Berklee Indian Ensemble
Love, Damini – Burna Boy
Queen of Sheba – Angelique Kidjo & Ibrahim Maalouf
Between Us… (Live) – Anoushka Shankar, Metropole Orkest & Jules Buckley featuring Manu Delago
Shakura – Masa Tukami

Best Global Music Performance
“Udhero Na” – Adrooj Aftab & Anoushka Shankar
“Gimme Love” – Matt B & Eddy Kenzo
“Last Last” – Burna Boy
“Neva Bow Down” – Rocky Dawuni featuring Blvk H3ro
“Bayethe” – Wouter Kellerman, Zaken Bantwini & Nomcebo Zikode

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Best Pop Solo Performance
“Easy on Me”- Adele
“Moscow Mule”- Bad Bunny
“Bad Habit”- Steve Lacy
“Woman”- Doja Cat
“About Damn Time”- Lizzo
“As it Was”- Harry Styles

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Professional Pilots
Best Pop Duo/Group Performance
“Don’t Shut Me Down” – ABBA
“Bam Bam” – Camilla Cabello featuring Ed Sheeran
“My Universe” – Coldplay & BTS
“Unholy” – Sam Smith & Kim Petras
“I Like You (A Happier Song) – Post Malone & Doja Cat

Best Pop Vocal Album
Voyage – ABBA
30 – Adele
Music of the Spheres – Coldplay
Harry’s House – Harry Styles
Special – Lizzo

Best Dance/Electronic Recording
“Break My Soul” – Beyonce
“Rosewood” – Bonobo
“Don’t Forget My Love” – Diplo & Miguel
“I’m Good (Blue)” – David Guetta & Bebe Rexha
“Intimidated” – Kaytranada featuring H. E. R.

Best Arrangement, Instrumental or A Cappella
As Days Go By (An Arrangement of the Family Matters Theme Song) – Armund Hutton, arranger
How Deep Is Your Love – Matt Cusson, arranger
Main Titles (Doctor Strange in the Multiverse of Madness) – Danny Elfman, arranger

Best Instrumental Composition
African Tales – Paquito D’Rivera
El Pais Invisible – Miguel Zenon
Fronteras (Borders) Suite: Al-Musafir Blues – Danilo Perez
Refuge – Geoffrey Keezer
Snapshots – Pascal Le Beouf.

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Best Rap Album
God Did – DJ Khaled
I Never Liked You – Future
Come Home The Kids Miss You – Jack Harlow
Mr. Morale & The Big Steppers – Kendrick Lamar
It’s Almost Dry – Pusha T

Best Melodic Rap Performance
“Beautiful” – DJ Khaled featuring Future & SZA
“Wait For U” – Future featuring Drake & Tems
“First Class” – Jack Harlow
“Die Hard” – Kendrick Lamar featuring Blxst & Amanda Reifer
“Big Energy (Live)” – Latto

Best Rap Song
“Churchill Downs” – Jack Harlow featuring Drake
“The Heart Part 5” – Kendrick Lamar
“God Did” – DJ Khaled featuring Rick Ross, Lil Wayne, Jay-Z, John Legend & Fridayy
“Pushin P” – Gunna & Future featuring Young Thug

Songwriter of the Year, Non Classical
Amy Allen
Nija Charles
The Dream
Tobias Jesso Jr.
Laura Veltz

Song of the Year
“abcdefu” – GAYLE
“About Damn Time” – Lizzo
“All Too Well (10 Minute Version, The Short Film)” – Taylor Swift
“As It Was” – Harry Styles
“Bad Habit” – Steve Lacy
“Break My Soul” – Beyonce
“Easy on Me” – Adele
“God Did” – DJ Khaled featuring Rick Ross, Lil Wayne, Jay-Z, John Legend & Fridayy
“The Heart Part 5” – Kendrick Lamar
“Just Like That” – Bonnie Raitt

Best Improvised Jazz Solo
“Rounds (Live)” – Ambrose Akinmusire
“Keep Holding On” – Gerald Albright
“Falling” – Melissa Aldana
“Call of the Drum” – Marcus Baylor
“Cherokee/Koko” – John Beasley
“Endangered Species” – Wayne Shorter & Leo Genovese

Best Large Jazz Ensemble Album
Bird Lives – John Beasley, Marcus Lindgren & SWR Big Band
Remembering Bob Freedman – Ron Carter & The Jazzaar Festival Big Band Directed by Christian Jacob
Generation Gap Jazz Orchestra – Steven Feifke, Bijon Watson, Generation Gap Jazz Orchestra
Center Stage – Steve Gadd, Eddie Gomez, Ronnie Cuber & WDR Big Band Conducted By Michael Abene
Architecture of Storms – Remy Le Beouf’s Assembly of Shadows.

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Best Latin Jazz Album
Fandango at the Wall in New York – Artruro O’Farrill & The Afro Latin Jazz Orchestra
Crisalida – Danilo Perez featuring the Global Messengers
If You Will – Flora Purim
Rhythm & Soul – Arturo Sandoval.

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Rema To Thrill Benin Residents As Obaseki Hosts Award-winning Singer In Homecoming Concert




The festive season is set to reach new heights in Benin City, the Edo State capital, as Governor Godwin Obaseki unveils plans to host Edo-born musical prodigy, Divine Ikubor, popularly known as Rema, in a grand Homecoming Music Concert on December 21.

Obaseki, renowned for his commitment to transforming Edo into a cultural and entertainment hub, expressed his excitement to bring Rema back to his roots, while speaking to youths at the Sir Victor Uwaifo Creative Hub, Benin City.

Obaseki said, “By the grace of God, this Christmas, we will bring Rema home. Rema will have a Homecoming Concert.”

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Confirming the governor’s directive to organise the Christmas gig, the Edo State Commissioner for Arts, Culture, and Tourism, Dr. Uyi Oduwa-Malaka, said the Homecoming Concert is scheduled to take place at the Samuel Ogbemudia Stadium in Benin City, on December 21, 2023.

The Commissioner said, “On behalf of Edo State and the vibrant City of Benin, we express our utmost excitement and pride in welcoming you back home, Rema. The Governor, Benin City, and the people of Edo State eagerly anticipate your Homecoming Concert. We are thrilled to experience your incredible talent live on our stage once again at the Samuel Ogbemudia Stadium.”

She added, “Your success not only brings honour to our State but has also inspired countless young talents here in Edo State. Thanks for making us really proud and we can’t calm down as we are anticipating December 21.”

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The governor, over the past seven years, has consistently demonstrated his commitment to positioning Edo as a prime destination for entertainment, creativity, and tourism. The Sir Victor Uwaifo Creative Hub stands as a testament to this commitment, providing world-class facilities that attract both investors and entertainers to the State.

The planned Homecoming Concert for Rema follows the success of the Alaghodaro Youth Concert, which showcased the talents of Nigerian stars of Edo extraction.

Johnny Drille, another Edo-born music sensation, recently hosted a show in the State, delivering a mesmerising performance at the Sir Victor Uwaifo Creative Hub, before paying a courtesy visit to the governor.

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VIDEO: Naira Marley, Sam Larry Make First Appearance After Regaining Freedom




Marlian Music record owner, Azeez Fashola, aka Naira Marley, and Lagos socialite, Balogun Eletu, known as Sam Larry, have made their first public appearance following after their release from custody.

This was revealed in videos shared on TikTok on Tuesday night by Sam Larry.

In the videos which have now gone viral, the two of them were seen in the company of another singer on the record label, Oniyide Azeez, aka Zinoleesky, and others.

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The duo were in October arraigned and remanded over their alleged involvement in circumstances surrounding the death of a musician, Ilerioluwa Aloba, popularly known as Mohbad.

They were, however, released on November 17, by the Lagos State Police Command after they met their bail conditions.



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Actress Laide Bakare Announces 3rd Marriage [Video]




Popular Nollywood actress, Laide Bakare is set to marry for the third time after her two failed marriages.

The 43-year-old made the announcement in a post on her Instagram page on Monday.

Recall that the actress had previously married to Olumide Kunfulire with whom she shares a daughter named Simi, born in 2008.

In 2013 Bakare tied the knot for the second time with a Lagos socialite, Tunde Oriowo and had two sons together.

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However, announcing her upcoming third marriage ceremony, the actress shared a video of herself and her husband-to-be.

Captioning the clip, she wrote: “Love is a beautiful thing. Join us this Saturday, December 2nd at AMORE GARDEN Lekki phase 1 by 5pm. I can’t wait to host you.”


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