Fireboy Joins Wizkid, Others To Bag 2022 NAACP Award Nominations


YBNL act, Fireboy has joined Grammy-winning star, Wizkid, Fireboy, Tiwa Savage, Omah Lay and Ghanaian singer Kidi, to be nominated on Tuesday night for the NAACP Image Awards in the Outstanding International Song category, organized by the National Association for Advancement of Coloured People.

The Nigerian singer, Fireboy DML got the nomination from his hit song, “Peru” while Wizkid was nominated for his “Essence”, featuring Tems and Justin Bieber.

Tiwa Savage’s “Somebody’s Son”, featuring Brandy, gained her nomination, while Kidi and Omah Lay received nominations for their song, “Touch it”, and “Understand” respectively.

The 2022 NAACP Image Awards were announced Tuesday in a virtual event on NAACP’s Instagram channel, hosted by actress Kyla Pratt, Black-ish actor, Marcus Scribner, and singer Tinashe.


The 53rd NAACP Image Awards celebrate outstanding achievements and performances of people of colour across more than 80 competitive categories from film, television; plus streaming, music, literature, and podcasts.

The winners will be announced during the two-hour live television special, which will be hosted by seven-time NAACP Image Awards winner, Anthony Anderson, airing on Saturday, February 26, 2022, at 8:00 PM ET/PT on BET.



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