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The Grammy Africa initiative recognizes the global significance of African music – Davido.

Nigerian afrobeats superstar, Davido, has expressed his excitement over the Recording Academy’s recent intention to extend its influence throughout the Middle East and Africa.

According to Davido, this is a significant acknowledgement of the vibrant talent and global influence of African music.

“As an African musician, I’m excited about the Recording Academy’s expansion into Africa and the Middle East. It acknowledges our vibrant talent and the global influence of African music,” Davido noted as published by finance.yahoo.com.

Davido earned his first Grammy accolades after he was nominated for Best African Music Performance, Best Global Music Performance, and Best Global Album Performance at the 66th Grammy Awards held earlier this year.

The Academy partnered with local Ministries of Culture and stakeholders in Africa and the Middle East to support music creators.

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She continued that, “we are a continent of music and young, passionate music makers. I’m proud to see the Academy forming partnerships with Nigeria, Kenya, Rwanda, South Africa, and no doubt, more to come!”

The news about the Grammy Africa initiative was first shared by Senior consultant to the President and CEO of the Recording Academy (Grammys), Akosua Dentaa Amoateng.

In a post on her X page on June 11, she said; “Finally, the news is out – Grammy Africa! As a senior consultant to the President and CEO of the Recording Academy (Grammys), we have been working behind the scenes for this historic moment.”

“Over the past year and a half, I have had the privilege of working with the Grammys team to make this vision a reality with my brothers @liban_soleman @efe_one This journey has included organising meetings with heads of state and leaders to ensure a successful global expansion.”

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