Nigerian Grammy Award winning Afrobeat artist, Ayodeji Ibrahim Balogun professionally known as Wizkid, has put Nigeria back on the world map after his hit duet with American singer Chris Brown, ‘Call Me Every Day’ was nominated in two categories at the 2022 Soul Train Music Awards.
Chris Brown’s Call Me Everyday, which featured Wizkid, was nominated in the Best Collaboration and Best Dance Performance categories.
In the Best Collaboration category, Call Me Everyday was nominated for Amazing (Mary J. Blige ft. DJ Khaled), Be Like Water (feat. PJ Morton ft. Stevie Wonder & NAS), Gotta Move On (feat. DD ft. Bryson Tiller), Hate Our Love (feat. Queen Niger Big Sean), Let Me Say It Again (Girl feat. Roland Isley & the Isley Brothers Beyonce), Move (feat. Grace Jones & Thames by Beyoncé), and Slow (Tank feat. J. Valentine).
Although it was nominated for Best Dance Performance alongside About Damn Time (Lizzo), Have Mercy, (Chloe) Persuasive, (Dochie), Pressure (Ari Lennox), Smokin’ Out the Window (Bruno Mars, Silk Sonny, Anderson and Puck) . ), Warm Hugs (Chris Brown), and Women (Doja Cat).
The latest nomination brings Wizkid’s career Soul Train Music Award nominations to 11, making him the most nominated African artist of all time.
Wizkid, who has won the Soul Train Music Award three times, is the highly coveted award as the most decorated African artist of all time.
“Call Me Rose” which earned Wizkid his latest nomination was released as the third single from Chris Brown’s 10th studio album “Breezy” on June 17, 2022, while the video was shot by a director known as ‘Child’.
The 2022 Soul Train Music Awards will be held on November 13 in Las Vegas, USA The show will be hosted by actor and comedian Dion Cole
Beyonce and Mary J. Blige lead this year’s nominations with seven nominations each.
Apart from Wizkid, other Nigerians who made the nomination list are Burna Boy, Thames, CK and Fireboy who were nominated in various categories.