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Afrobeats singer David Adeleke, also known as Davido, is still looking for his first Grammy prize after missing out on all three nominations at the 66th Grammy Awards.

Davido was nominated in three categories, including Best Global Music Performance, Best Global Music Album, and Best African Music Performance, but he lost all three on Sunday night.

In the same vein, none of the other four Nigerian artists nominated — Burna Boy, Olamide, Ayra Starr, and Asake — received an award at the presentation.

Meanwhile, South Africa’s Tyla earned her first Grammy Award for Best Global Music Performance.

Tyla, who had her breakthrough with the popular song ‘Water’ in 2023, defeated a lineup of Nigerian artists that included Davido, Burna Boy, Asake, and Ayra Starr.

Before the Grammy event, Davido revealed his excitement about receiving his first Grammy.

In an interview with Billboard’s Tetris Kelly, Davido stated that if he wins the prize for Best African Music Performance, he will celebrate wildly.

Speaking further, Davido stated that an African music category at the main global music awards was long overdue.

“I feel good being a nominee for the first time and getting three nominations. But the Best African Music Performance category feels long overdue for African music to be celebrated. I’m talking about generations way before mine, Fela Kuti, King Sunny Ade… Sunny Ade has been nominated, I believe, but now there is an African category

“If there was an African category years ago, a lot of people would have had the opportunity to be recognised by the Grammy. Finally, at least it is happening now,” Davido said.