Tyla beats Davido, Burna Boy, Ayra Starr, and Asake to win the Grammy Award for Best African Music Performance

South African singer, Tyla has made history as the first-ever winner of the inaugural Best African Music Performance category at the Grammys.

Tyla’s ‘Water’ defeated songs by Nigerian singers: Davido’s ‘Unavailable,’ Asake’s ‘Amapiano,’ Burna Boy’s ‘City Boys,’ and Ayra Starr’s ‘Rush’ to clinch the award.

The 22-year-old has now become the youngest African to win a Grammy.

Meanwhile, Davido’s ‘Timeless’ and Burna Boy’s ‘I Told Them’ also lost the Best Global Music Album award to Shakti’s ‘This Moment.’

Similarly, Davido’s ‘Feel’ and Burna Boy’s ‘Alone’ lost the Best Global Music Performance to ‘Pashto’ by Bela Fleck, Edgar Meyer and Zakir Hussain.

This means no Nigerian won an award at the 66th Grammys.

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