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Wizkid receives GRAMMY trophy

Photo: Instagram

Music star, of Nigerian origin, Wizkid has finally received his GRAMMY trophy, months after being announced alongside Beyonce and Blue Ivy as co-winners of the ‘Best Music Video’ category at the 2020 GRAMMY Awards ceremony.

Photo: Instagram

Wizkid shared a photo of his GRAMMY trophy on his Instagram story on June 23, without any caption or emoji. Before this move by Wizkid, there have been speculations in Nigeria that the singer won’t receive a GRAMMY plaque from the Recording Academy for his part in ‘Brown Skin Girl’.

Photo: Instagram

The visual for ‘Brown Skin Girl’ by Beyoncé, Wizkid, and Blue Ivy emerged winner of the ‘Best Music Video’ category at the 2020 GRAMMY Awards ceremony ahead of ‘Life Is Good’ by Future featuring Drake, ‘Lockdown’ by Anderson Paak, ‘Adore You’ by Harry Styles, and ‘Goliath’ by Woodkid.

The video for ‘Brown Skin Girl’ was directed by Beyonce and Jenn Nkiru. The directors for the video are Astrid Edwards, Aya Kaido, Jean Mougin, Nathan Scherrer, and Erinn Williams.

Earlier this month, Nigerian music star Burna Boy shared a photo of his GRAMMY trophy on his Instagram page to the excitement of fans and music lovers from his homeland.


Written by Ralph Okobz

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