Nigerian singer, songwriter, and entrepreneur, Mr Eazi, has dominated world headlines and made history by becoming the first Nigerian artiste to win a Latin Grammy, after receiving nominations in four categories at the 21st edition of the annual Latin Grammy awards.
The nominations and win are for his contribution to the albums of J Balvin and Bad Bunny.
Mr Eazi was a featured artiste on the song, Arcoíris off ‘Colores’ with J Balvin, which won the ‘Best Urban’ album category and also on ‘Oasis’ on the J Balvin x Bad Bunny’ album in the same category. Mr Eazi’s contributions on both ‘Oasis’ and ‘Colores’ were widely acclaimed for its genre-bending sound and innovative approach to Latin music.
The featured tracks, ‘COMO UN BEBÉ’ and ‘Acoiris‘ have garnered over 198 and 54 million streams respectively on Spotify alone and helped to bring a fresh perspective to the projects.
He has now officially received the certificates; featured artiste on ‘Oasis‘ by JBalvin/ Bad Bunny for ‘Album of the year’ 2020; Featured artiste on ‘Oasis’ by JBalvin/ Bad Bunny for ‘Best Urban Album’ 2020; Composer on ‘Colores’ Album of the year 2020; Featured artiste on ’Colores’ by J Balvin ‘Best Urban Album’ (Winner) 2020.
By this win, Mr Eazi’s success in the Latin music world is a testament to his talent and commitment to breaking down barriers by creating a truly global sound. He is also scheduled to release a new body of work later this year.