- Rocky Dawuni has grabbed a nomination for the 2023 Grammys with his Neva Bow Down song featuring Blvk H3ro
- Dawuni has been nominated for the Best Global Music Performance category alongside Nigeria's Burna Boy and three others
- The 2023 nomination happens to be the third time Dawuni has received a Grammys nod
Ghanaian Reggae music star Rocky Dawuni has received a nomination for the 2023 Grammy Awards.
Rocky Dawumi has been nominated for the Best Global Music Performance category with his Neva Bow Down song. The song which was released in September 2022 features Blvk H3ro.
Dawuni's nomination was announced during the official nomination ceremony by the Recording Academy on Tuesday, November 15, 2022.
The Ghanaian music star is facing tough competition from Nigeria’, Burna Boy (Last last), Pakistani American singer Arooj Aftab and British Indian artiste, Anoushka Shankar ( Udhero Na), R&B singer Matt B (Gimme Love) and Wouter Kellerman, Zakes Bantwini and Nomcebo Zikode (Bayethe).
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The 65th Grammy Awards will take place on February 5 2023 at the Crypto.com Arena in Los Angeles, USA.
The latest nomination brings to three, the total number of Grammy nominations the Ghanaian has received in his career. He happens to be the most successful Ghanaian musician in terms of Grammy nominations.
Having failed at his two previous attempts in 2015 and 2021, expectations are already high this year for Rocky Dawuni to secure Ghana its first Grammy laurel.
Rocky Dawuni is flying Ghana's flag and we must back him
Just like most Ghanaian music lovers, Gabriel Myers Hansen of Music In Africa is hoping for a Rocky Dawuni triumph at the Grammys even though he reckons that it will be a tough category.
Sharing his thoughts with YEN.com.gh, Myers Hansen explained that Rocky Dawuni represents Ghana's closest chance of bagging a Grammy and must therefore be supported by all.
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"From the look of things, our only chance of winning a Grammy and he needs our support. He's done this consistently and has been flying the Ghana flag high, especially, at the time of Nigeria's dominance on the world music stage.
"It will be a difficult one considering that he is in a category with Burna Boy and other strong contenders but I am seriously rooting for Rocky and I entreat all other Ghanaians to do same. A win for him will be a big boost for Ghana music."
Rocky Dawuni Supports Black Sherif As He Jams To His Song
Meanwhile, Rocky Dawuni was recently spotted in a video singing and dancing to one of Black Sherif's songs.
The Reggae legend appeared to be at an event as the song from the young Black Sherif came on and he got quite excited.
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