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Timaya Gets 2018 Grammy Nomination

Nigerian singer, Inetimi Alfred Odon, popularly known by his stage name Timaya has bagged a Grammy nomination for his feature on Morgan Heritage’s “Avrakedabra”.

The Bayelsa-born singer featured alongside Ghanaian Afropop singer, Stonebwoy, Chubb Rock, Stylo G, Bunji Garlin, Dre Zion & Jaheil off Morgan Heritage’s new “Avrekedabra” album.

“Avrekedabra” was nominated for the Best Reggae Album award, alongside “Chronology” by Chronixx, “Lost In Paradise” by Common Kings, “Wash House Ting” by J Boog and “Stony Hill” by Damian “Jr. Gong” Marley.

Morgan Heritage is a reggae band formed in 1994 by five children of reggae artiste, Denroy Morgan. The band comprises Peter “Peetah” Morgan, Una Morgan, Roy ‘Gramps’ Morgan, Nakhamyah “Lukes” Morgan, and Memmalatel “Mr. Mojo” Morgan.

If the album wins at the 60th Grammy Awards at the Madison Square Gardens on January 28, Timaya will be the first Nigerian-based act with a Grammy.

Wizkid and Kah-Lo wqere both nominated in 2016, but failed to win at the Awards.

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