Nigerian Afrobeats musician, Seun Kuti has been nominated for the 2019 Grammy Awards. Kuti who was nominated alongside his Egypt 80 band, was nominated in the best world music album category for his ‘Black Times’ ablbum.
He will compete with Fatoumata Diawara, Bombino, Soweto Gospel Choir, and Yiddish Glory for the award.
Recently, the singer had said he hopes he gets Grammy nomination soon.
â€œI really hope to get nominated and I hope we will also win. This album is my best work. Just like my shows, I make sure that my last album has to be my best album.â€
The â€˜Black Timesâ€™ album was released in March and it earned him his first ever entry on the Billboard music charts.
The descendant of the Kuti music dynasty will take the stage during the upcoming Afrobeat Festival alongside his Egypt 80 band.