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The song “Essence” by Wizkid has been nominated for a Billboard Music Award for Best R&B Song.
ESSENCE, a song by award-winning Nigerian artist Ayodeji Ibrahim Balogun, better known by his stage name Wizkid, is proving to be a timeless classic.
The song has made history since its release, receiving widespread acclaim and being nominated for and winning numerous accolades across the world.
The most recent nomination came from the Billboard Music Awards, where it was nominated for Top R&B Song.
Wizkid has now received his eighth Billboard Music Award nomination.
Wizkid was in the news a few days ago after failing to win the Grammy Award for Best Global Music Album.
He lost to African music superstar Angelique Kidjo, and in response, he sent Angelique Kidjo and Black Coffee congratulatory notes for their Grammy victory.
Angelique Kidjo won a Grammy for Best Global Music Album, while Black Coffee, a South African DJ, won a Grammy for Best Dance/Electronic Album, making him the first African DJ to win a Grammy.