Globaltimes Nigeria reports that Wizkid, Tiwa Savage, Omah Lay, Fireboy DML have been nominated for “Outstanding International Song” at the 2022 NAACP Image Awards.
Their works were nominated in the same category as they battle for the win.
Wizkid, who is the most awarded Nigerian artiste at the ceremony with two wins, got nomination again for his chart-topper single, ‘Essence remix’ featuring Tems and Canadian singer, Justin Bieber.
Other nominees’ songs include YBNL artiste, Fireboy DML – Peru, Tiwa Savage feat. Brandy – Somebody’s Son, Omah Lay – Understand, KiDi – Touch It.
The winners will be revealed during the two-hour Live TV special by seven-time NAACP Image Awards Winner Anthony Anderson, airing Saturday, February 26th, 2022 at 8:00 pm on BET.
Speaking on the 53rd edition of the Awards, Chairman, Image Awards Committee, Karen Boykin-Towns the organisers are thrilled to recognise this year’s nominees.
Recognised as the nation’s preeminent multicultural awards show from an African-American perspective, the “53rd NAACP Image Awards” celebrates the outstanding achievements and performances of people of colour across more than 80 competitive categories spanning film, television + streaming, music, literature, and podcasts.