Timaya has added his name to the list.

He can now raise his hands up, anytime people as for Nigerians who have been nominated for the prestigious Grammy Awards.

He joins the likes of Femi Kuti, Wizkid, Grammy Award winners Lekan Babalola  and Seal, on this important roll call.

This is like a back-to-back nomination for Nigeria, after WIzkid was nominated at this year's Grammy for his work on Drake’s album titled ‘Views’.

Timaya and his Dancehall cohort form Ghana, Stonebwoy got  a Grammy Nomination for featuring on Morgan Heritage's "Avrakedabra"

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“Avrekedabra” was nominated for the Best Reggae album award and will slug it out with “Chronology” by Chronixx, “Lost In Paradise” by Common Kings, “Wash House Ting” by J Boog and “Stony Hill” by Damian “Jr. Gong” Marley.

If the album wins the award on January 28, 2017,  Timaya will become  first Nigerian-based musician to win a Grammy.

Keep your fingers crossed, and hope for the best.

‘Timaya we dey your back, carry go’