Award-winning Broadcaster, Berla Mundi is set to host for the second time the 66th Grammy’s African Nominee brunch.
The official side event of the 66th Grammy Awards will happen in Los Angeles on February 3, 2024.
In the previous edition last year, Berla Mundi hosted the event interacting with the likes of South Africa’s Nomcebo Zikode and Ghana’s Rocky Dawuni who were present for the brunch.
Organizers of this year’s event, GUBA led by Lady Dentaa Amoateng MBE, have also announced Nigeria’s Davido, South African Amapiano star, Musa Keys, and British-Ghanaian record producer Juls Baby among other personalities to attend the event ahead of the Grammy night.
Berla Mundi took to Instagram to share her excitement to be the host of the prestigious event for the second time.
The TV3 on-air personality reacted to GUBA’s post on Instagram announcing her as the host saying “looking forward to this.”
Several other Ghanaians have been announced as guests for the forthcoming event including EMY’s founder, Kojo Soboh, rapper, Gambo, and music producer, Juls.
According to Lady Dentaa Amoateng, MBE, the African Nominee Brunch set to happen at Spring Place, Beverly Hills promises to be “an unforgettable experience with Berla at the helm.”
African artists nominated for the 66th Grammys
African artists, including Nigeria’s Burna Boy, Davido, and Ayra Starr as well as South Africa’s Tyla, are among the stars up for the awards on 5 February 2024.
Burna Boy scored four nods for Best Melodic Rap Performance, Best Global Music Album, Best Global Music Performance, and Best African Music Performance. Fellow Nigerian singer Davido secured three nods.
At the same time, Asake, Olamide, Ayra Starr, and Tyla scored their first nominations in the Best African Performance category, newly introduced as part of a larger set of updates and amendments aimed at making the awards process “more fair, transparent, and accurate,” according to Recording Academy CEO Harvey Mason Jr.
Best African Music Performance
- ‘Amapiano’ by Asake & Olamide
- ‘City Boys’ by Burna Boy
- ‘Unavailable’ by Davido ft. Musa Keys
- ‘Rush’ by Ayra Starr
- ‘Water’ by Tyla
Source: Raphael Ghartey