African music is gradually getting more recognition at the global helm of affairs.
The Recording Academy has added three new categories to the Grammy Awards, including “Best African Music Performance,” ahead of the next award ceremony in 2024.
The Recording Academy, which is in charge of the Grammy Award, has added three new categories to the prestigious annual award ceremony that celebrate musical excellence across the globe.
In the update of events, the Grammys will now have three new categories: best African music performance, best pop dance recording, and best alternative jazz album.
According to reports, the added categories were voted on and passed at the academy’s Board of Trustees meeting in May 2024, making the Grammys possess a total of 94 categories in the inaugural edition of their 66th edition, which will air in 2024.