President Bola Ahmed Tinubu has celebrated six Nigerian artists nominated for last Sunday’s Grammy Awards in the United States of America (USA), noting their contributions to Nigeria’s global acceptance.
Nigeria’s Burna Boy, Olamide, Davido, Tems, Asake, and Ayra Starr made a list of the global music stars nominated for various categories of the musical arts at the 2024 Grammy Awards in Los Angeles, California.
In a statement by Tinubu’s Special Adviser on Media and Publicity, Ajuri Ngelale, on Monday, said all the nominees were winners, whom he is proud of.
The statement reads, “President Bola Tinubu heartily congratulates Nigeria’s musical talents nominated for the 2024 Grammy Awards: Burna Boy, Davido, Olamide, Tems, Asake, and Ayra Starr.
“President Tinubu celebrates these musical marvels who have put Nigeria on the chart of cultural command through their artistry and anthemic earworms, building and earning our nation enormous soft power.
“The President commends these exceptional artists for their fidelity to the art, audacity, and discipline in the pursuit of excellence.”
“Our superstars nominated for the Grammy Awards are all winners. I am proud of their exploits. They represent that Nigerian ideal: the courage to strive and succeed against all odds and the hope to stay true to purpose. I congratulate and thank them for being exemplary envoys of Nigeria,” he added.