Nigerian singer, songwriter, and record producer, David Adedeji Adeleke, known professionally as Davido, revealed in a recent statement that he believes he deserves more than 20 Grammy Awards.
In an exclusive chat with a notable platform, the singer, engaged in discussion, learned that this year, he has been nominated for the Grammy Awards in three separate categories.
The interviewer, acknowledging Davido‘s prominent role in Afrobeat on the African continent, asked what the said nomination means to him personally.
In response, the singer said, “Shout out to the academy; this is my first nomination ever, so it’s crazy to get three at one time.”
Speaking further, he emphasized the hard work put into the album and record, stating, “We worked really hard on this album, on this record, and I was always just patient.”
He concluded by expressing his belief in deserving multiple Grammys, saying, “If you ask me if I deserve Grammys in the past, if you ask me, I need 20 Grammys already. But like I said, God’s timing is the best.”
The singer’s statement caught the attention of many social media users who have shared their thoughts on the post’s comment page.
See some reactions below:
@Homiebishop: “If this one no win am em fit die oo.”
@Adanma007: “This guy is really trying tho.”
@Adanma007: “And he deserves that 20 Grammy.”
@Seun_bask: “This boyyyy too fooolish an hypocrite! He will hate on things he doesn’t have then once he achieved it or want to achieve it he will be celebrating and waffling about.”
@timi_of_lagos: “It looks like he already bought a slot because he’s so confident he’s getting a Grammy award.”