The rapidly emerging Nigerian artist Joseph Akinfenwa-Donus, best known by his stage name Joeboy, has expressed joy about the acknowledgment plaque he received from the Recording Academy/ Grammy Awards.
The award was given in recognition of his partnership work on Major Lazer’s album “Music is the weapon.”
The singer said he received the music academy’s certification of recognition as a result of his efforts and used his social media channels to share the enormous accomplishment with his followers and well-wishers.
At the 64th Grammy Awards, the singer’s CD was nominated for Best Dance/Electronic Music.
In preparation for huge things to come as the year comes to a conclusion, Joeboy, who recently dropped the viral hit “Contour,” was planning to release his sophomore studio album this year.
He is a Nigerian Afrobeat singer, composer, and recording artist who was signed to Barku Music, a record label, by Mr. Eazi’s company emPawa Africa Limited, which holds the exclusive license.
His career began in 2017 with the debut of his single, “Shape of You,” which amassed a significant amount of domestic and international views.
Mr. Eazi became interested in sponsoring his musical career after noticing his amazing voice abilities.
In March 2019, he released another song, “Faaji,” which became immediately popular. Later, he released “Baby,” which debuted in the top 10 on the Apple Music chart and continued to gain popularity.
The singer is well-known for his hit songs, including “Alcohol,” “Baby,” “Beginning,” and “All for you.”
According to the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN), Joeboy is seen as a member of the next generation of singers who would succeed artists like Burnaboy, Wizkid, and Davido in the Nigerian music industry.