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The following is a list of "Grammy Awards winners and nominees from "Nigeria:

Artists who received nominations for their original work
Year Category Work Artist Result
"1984 "Best Ethnic or Traditional Folk Recording "Syncro System "King Sunny Adé [1][2] Nominated
"1998 "Best World Music Album Love Drum Talk "Babatunde Olatunji Nominated
"1999 "Odu "King Sunny Adé [3] Nominated
"2003 "Fight to Win "Femi Kuti [a] Nominated
"2010 "Best Contemporary World Music Album "Day by Day "Femi Kuti Nominated
"2012 "Best World Music Album "Africa for Africa Nominated
"2014 "No Place for My Dream Nominated
Artists who received nominations for their minor contributions to foreign work
Year Category Foreign work and artist Nigerian act Result
"2009 "Best Contemporary World Music Album "Global Drum Project by "Various artists[b] "Sikiru Adepoju Won
"2015 "Album of the Year "Beyoncé by "Beyoncé[c][5] "Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie Nominated
"2017 "Views by "Drake[d][6] "Wizkid Nominated
"Best Dance Recording ""Rinse & Repeat" by "Riton[e][7] "Kah-Lo Nominated
"2018 "Best Reggae Album Avrakedabra by "Morgan Heritage[f][8] "Timaya Nominated

Notes[edit]

  1. ^ "Femi Kuti was born in England and grew up in Nigeria.
  2. ^ The album features a number of different artists from around the world, primarily "Mickey Hart, "Zakir Hussain, "Sikiru Adepoju[4] and "Giovanni Hidalgo
  3. ^ Beyoncé is an American singer and "Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie, a Nigerian, appears as a featured artist on one of the songs on the album.
  4. ^ "Drake is a Canadian musician and "Wizkid, a Nigerian, appears as a featured artist and co-producer on one of the songs on the album.
  5. ^ Riton is an English musician and "Kah-Lo, a Nigerian, appears as a featured artist on the song.
  6. ^ "Morgan Heritage is an American band and "Timaya, a Nigerian, appears as a featured artist on one of the songs on the album.

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