Kenyan country music singer JS Ondara based in the United Stated has been nominated for the 62nd Edition of the Grammy awards.
Ondara’s debut album ‘Tales of America’ which was released in February 2019, received the nomination for a Grammy under the Best Africana Album category.
The 27 year old singer moved to Minneapolis, Minnesota, after winning a green card at the age of 20.
Ondara has also been nominated for Best Emerging Act at the 2019 Americana Music Honors and Awards.
He was also featured on Billboards Emerging Artist in March 2019 and landed on the Billboard Heatseekers Album, Americana/Folk Album Sales, and Rock Album Sales charts.
Ondara’s album has a total of 11 songs; all of which are based on the life of an immigrant in America.