Afrobeat artist and heir of Afrobeat legend, Fela Kuti, Seun Kuti has lost to South Africa’s Soweto Gospel Choir at the 2019 Grammy Awards held last night.

Seun Kuti loses

Seun Kuti, 36, and son of late Fela Anikulapo Kuti lost out in the ‘World Music Award’ category at the 2019 Grammys.

His 2018 album, “Black Times”, was nominated in the category but lost out to South Africa’s Soweto Gospel Choir who grabbed their third Grammy Awards for the album “Freedom”.

The category had nominees with the likes of Bombino from Niger, Mali’s Fatoumata Diawara and Soviet’s Yiddish Glory.

The Soweto Gospel Choir previously Grammys in 2007 and 2008.



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