Tiwa Savage, Wizkid, Fireboy, Omah Lay Get NAACP Nominations

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Nigerian music stars, Wizkid, Fireboy, Tiwa Savage, and Omah Lay have been nominated in the Outstanding International Song category at the NAACP Awards.

The National Association for Advancement of Coloured People (NAACP) recognises artistic works of repute done by coloured people across the world.

Wizkid was nominated for “Essence”, featuring Tems and Justin Bieber, while Fireboy DML got the nomination for his hit song, “Peru”.

Tiwa Savage’s “Somebody’s Son”, featuring Brandy, gained her nomination, while Omah Lay received his nomination for “Understand.”

Winners will be revealed during a two-hour special, hosted by seven-time NAACP Image Awards winner Anthony Anderson.

NAACP, an acronym for the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People, is a civil rights organisation in the United States, formed in 1909 as an interracial endeavour to advance justice for African Americans.

The annual awards show, now in its 53rd edition, highlights the achievements of people of colour across television, music, literature and film, and the promotion of social justice through their creative accomplishments.

 

 

 

 

 

Guardian/Hauwa Abu

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