Nigerian Afrobeat sensations Ayra Starr and Asake express their joy and gratitude after securing their first Grammy Awards nominations in the Best African Music Performance category. The Recording Academy officially announced the nominations on Friday, November 10, 2023. Ayra Starr, recognized for her lead single “Rush,” shared her elation on social media, stating, “Ayra Grammy nominated Starr! It’s only you, Jesus, only you!” Similarly, Asake, nominated for the collaborative hit “Amapiano” with Olamide, expressed his appreciation to the Grammys with a simple yet heartfelt post saying, “Thank you.”
Thank you 🙏🏿🇳🇬 https://t.co/KcrLa3tENr
— ASAKE (@asakemusik) November 10, 2023
Ayra Grammy nominated Starr !!! It’s only you Jesus , only you !
— Celestial being (@ayrastarr) November 10, 2023