Ugandan singer Edrisah Musuuza popularly known as Eddy Kenzo, has been nominated in the 2023 Grammy Awards.
The nominations for the 65th annual Grammy awards were announced on Tuesday 15th November 2022 ahead of the ceremony that will take place on 5th February 2023 at Crypto.com Arena in Los Angeles.
Uganda’s Eddy Kenzo waves the Ugandan flag high at the Grammys for his feature on Matt B’s song ‘Gimme Love‘.
The song which was released just a few months ago, has been nominated in the Best Global Music Performance category alongside Udhero Na by Arooj Aftab and Anoushka Shankar, Last Lastby Burna Boy, Neva Bow Down by Rocky Dawuni featuring Blvk H3ro, and Bayethe Wouter Kellerman, Zakes Bantwini and Nomcebo Zikode.
This makes Eddy Kenzo the first Ugandan artist to be nominated at the Grammy Awards, a dream he has always shared with his fans.
Upon receiving the news, Kenzo thanked God for the achievement saying, “Isn’t God so good banange, Uganda is in the Grammys.”
Kenzo who is the founder of Big Talent Entertainment received his first international recognition after the release of his 2014 single Sitya Loss, and an accompanying viral video that featured the Triplets Ghetto Kids.
He has a total of 4 albums and was the first Ugandan artist to win the BET award in 2015 and is now the first Ugandan artist to be nominated for a Grammy award.
By Stella Anyango.