Nigerian music stars, Wizkid, Fireboy, Tiwa Savage, Kidi and Omah Lay were on Tuesday night nominated for the NAACP Image Awards in Outstanding International Song category, organised by the National Association for Advancement of Coloured People (NAACP).
Grammy award winner, Wizkid was nominated for his “Essence”, featuring Tems and Justin Bieber, while Fireboy DML was nominated for his hit song, “Peru”.
Similarly, Tiwa Savage’s hit track, “Somebody’s Son”, featuring Brandy, got her the nomination, while Kidi and Omah Lay were nominated for their song, “Touch it”, and “understand”, respectively.
The development was announced on Tuesday in a virtual event on NAACP’s Instagram channel which was hosted by actress Kyla Pratt, Black-ish actor, singer Tinashe and Marcus Scribner.
Winners of the award will be announced during a two-hour live television special, which will be hosted by seven-time NAACP Image Awards winner, Anthony Anderson, airing on Saturday, Feb. 26, 2022, at 8:00 PM ET/PT on BET.