Grammys 2020: Shatta Wale earns first Grammys credit

Ghanaian dancehall recording artiste, performer and sound engineer, Shatta Wale has earned his first ever Grammys credit for the 2020 edition.

The 35-year-old singer’s feature on Beyoncé’s acclaimed “The Lion King: The Gift” album landed his name on The Recording Academy’s nomination list which was released Wednesday, November 20.

Shatta Wale’s effort on track 19 – “Already” – with Major Lazer made waves across the African continent when it was released in July this year.

The 27-track soundtrack which features some top international artistes including Wizkid, Burna Boy, Tiwa Savage, and Mr Eazi, was nominated in the “Best Compilation Soundtrack For Visual Media” category.

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The album competes with “Spider-man: Into The Spider-Verse” and “A Star Is Born” by Lady Gaga and Bradley Cooper among others.

See the nominees below.

MUSIC FOR VISUAL MEDIA

Best Compilation Soundtrack For Visual Media:

The Lion King: The Songs — (Various Artists)

Quentin Tarantino’s Once Upon A Time In Hollywood — (Various Artists)

Rocketman — Taron Egerton

Spider-man: Into The Spider-Verse — (Various Artists)

A Star Is Born — Lady Gaga & Bradley Cooper

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