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66th Grammy Awards: Tyla Beats Burna Boy, Davido, Asake, Others To Win Inaugural Best African Music Performance

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South African singer, Tyla, on Sunday, has won the award for the Best African Music Performance category at the 2024 Grammys.


The female rapper beat off competition from Nigerian acts – David Adeleke, aka Davido; Ahmed Ololade, aka Asake; and Damini Ogulu, aka Burna Boy.


Tyla’s ‘Water’ saw off songs by Davido’s ‘Unavailable,’ Asake’s ‘Amapiano,’ Burna Boy’s ‘City Boys,’ and Ayra Starr’s ‘Rush.’

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The song, ‘Water’, made the top 10 across 16 countries including the UK and the US.

The award was presented at the Grammy Award Premiere Ceremony at the Peacock Theatre in Los Angeles.