Wizkid Misses Out On Grammy Award As Adele Shines With 5 Wins


GrammyKid, well almost. Nigerian and international artist Wizkid has missed out on a chance to win his first ever Grammy award due to British singer Adele’s overpowering presence on the music scene. His Grammy nomination came about because of his contribution to Canadian pop giant Drake’s song “One Dance”. One Dance was a part of Drake’s album “Views” which as nominated in the Album Of The Year category.

Not this time: Wizkid and Drake


Adele, who also took 4 other awards on Sunday night, also walked away with highly coveted Album Of The Year award with her sensational “25” album, beating not only Drake but also Beyoncé with Lemonade, Justin Bieber with Purpose and also Sturgill Simpson with A Sailor’s Guide to Earth.

Wizzy co-wrote and co-produced the single One Dance. He also lent his vocals on the song which was streamed over 1 billion times on Spotify and spent 10 weeks at the top of the Billboard Hot 100.

Although it was originally presented to the artist alone, the award is now presented to the main artist, the featured artist(s), the producer, the engineer and/or mixer and the mastering engineer.

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