Femi Kuti gets 4th Grammy nomination

Posted: December 18, 2013 in art/entertainment

Nigeria’s Afrobeat King, Femi Kuti has been again nominated in the Best World Music Album Category for his album titled; No Place For My Dream, in the forthcoming twenty fourteen Grammy Awards.

This is Kuti’s fourth nomination at the Grammys.

His album was nominated in the same category as Gipsy King’s Savor Flamenco, Live: Singing for Peace Around The World by Ladysmith Black Mambazo and the Living Room Sessions Part Two by Ravi Shankar.

Jay-Z led the pack with nine nominations, while Kendrick Lamar, Macklemore and Ryan Lewis, Pharrel Williams and Justin Timberlake scored seven nominations each.

Jay-Z was nominated for the Best Rap Album but missed out on the prestigious Album and Record of the Year for Magna Carta Holy Grail.

The Grammy awards will be held in Los Angeles, January 26 next year.

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