Tyla, the talented South African artist, achieved a remarkable feat at the 2024 Grammy Awards by clinching the inaugural Best African Music Performance award. This groundbreaking victory not only solidifies Tyla as the youngest recipient but also makes her the first South African to ever receive this prestigious recognition, establishing her as the trailblazer in this category. Remarkably, this win also signifies Tyla’s debut Grammy nomination.
In a highly competitive field, Tyla faced stiff competition from renowned nominees including Burna Boy, Davido, Musa Keys, Ayra Star, Olamide, and Asake. The closely contested race saw Tyla’s acclaimed track “Water” emerge victorious at the 66th edition of the awards ceremony. The announcement of her win generated a mix of both positive and negative reactions on social media, leaving many pleasantly surprised.
Adding to the excitement, Davido, who received three nominations at the 66th Grammy Awards, extended his congratulations to Tyla. Taking to social media, he shared his excitement, saying, “Congratulations on your win @Tyllaaaaaaa! Big One for Africa! Keep soaring!” This gesture further highlights the camaraderie and support within the music industry, celebrating Tyla’s massive achievement.
Congratulations on your win @Tyllaaaaaaa ! Big One for africa! Keep soaring ! 🔥⭐️
— Davido (@davido) February 5, 2024