Grammy organizers consider creating Afrobeats category

The Recording Academy, the organizers of the prestigious American music awards known as the Grammys, have put into consideration plans to establish a separate category for the Afrobeats genre.

This decision was made public while Harvey Martins Jr., the CEO of the Recording Academy, was talking to members of the press in an interview in Ghana on Sunday, 25th September, 2022.

This came after several push by Africans home and abroad for a category that separates Afrobeats from the rest of the sounds categorized with it under the Global Music category it was always nominated.

Sam George Mac is a music journalist known for the reviews of several music albums and songs. He is a singer and songwriter of Afrobeats, Dancehall, Highlife and RnB with the stage name SGM — a graduate of Mass Communication from The West African Union University, Cotonou.

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