We’ve provided answers to questions about why Wizkid didn’t get a Grammy nomination before the awards in 2023.
The Recording Academy confirmed the full list of nominees on Tuesday, November 15, 2022, ahead of the historic 65th edition of the prestigious Grammy Awards; Many couldn’t help but notice the absence of one of Africa’s biggest exports, Wizkid.
Numerous questions surfaced on social media as many tried to understand why Big Wiz was excluded; However, the answer is not far fetched since the singer did not release any project during the Grammy Awards qualifying period.
What is the eligibility period for the Grammy Awards?
According to the Recording Academy, the organizer of the Grammy Awards, the eligibility period for this prestigious award is Friday, October 1, 2021, through Friday, September 30, 2022. This means only works or projects that may be considered. Version 65 should be released within this specified period.
Wizkid’s More Love Less Ego wasn’t released until November 11, 2022; This means that while he is ineligible for the 2023 Grammy Awards, he will be eligible to be nominated before the 66th Grammy Awards in 2024.
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