Nigerian Afrobeats singer, David Adeleke, professionally known as Davido, has said he deserves to have won Grammy awards in the past.
The ‘Holy Ground’ crooner bagged three nominations last year. His album, ‘Timeless,’ was nominated in the Best Global Music Album category.
While his hit songs ‘Unavailable’ and ‘Feel’ were nominated in the Best African Music Performance and Best Global Music Performance categories respectively.
Speaking in a recent interview with France 24 ahead of the 66th Grammy Awards, Davido said his team worked vey hard on the Timeless album, and he noted that he should have won 20 Grammys by now.
Davido said; “Shutout to the Recording Academy. This is my first nomination ever. So it’s craazy to get three at once. We worked really hard on this album [‘Timeless’].
I was just really patient. So, if you ask me if I deserve Grammys in the past, I already need 20 Grammys. But, like I said, God’s timing is the best. We will see what happens.”
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The 66th Grammy Awards will be held on Sunday, February 4, 2024, in Los Angeles.
Meanwhile, CorrectNG reported earlier that the superstar artiste revealed that his daily prayer is to win the Grammy.
In a feature article with British GQ, Davido said he has a Bible software installed on his tablet and he reads it regularly.
According to the music star, it gives him daily hymns and prayer points to pray with. He added that through out his lowest times, God has always come through for him, especially during moments when it seems all hopes has been lost.
Davido said partly: “Everybody knows what one of my prayer points is now. I have been nominated for three Grammys. So, everybody knows what I am praying for every day I wake up.”