Uncle Waffles has announced that she is in the running for two Grammy Award nominations for her latest project ‘Asylum’ and hit single ‘Yahyuppiyah’.
The international superstar DJ shared the news on her Instagram page on Wednesday night.
The announcement also coincided with the two-year anniversary of the viral video which thrust the 22-year-old into instant global fame.
The two Grammys nominations would be under the categories “Best Global Music Album” and “Best African Music Performance”, which is a new category at the renowned music awards.
“It’s been an amazing year, I’ve played 100+ international shows this year alone and I’m soo greatful (sic) for everything that continues to happen in my life,” she shared.
“Today marks the 2 year anniversary since my life changed and I’m in awe at what has happened since, and this part of my journey is even more exciting as I’m proud to announce that I’m in the running for two Grammys nominations.”
“I need my babysss to share this post for me !! If you’re a member of the @recordingacademy, l’d appreciate your support.”
She went on to thank everyone who made ‘Yahyuppiyah’ such a success, including collaborators Justin99, Pcee, Tony Duardo and Chley.
She ended her post by saying, “Thank you God of the impossible.”
The nominations for 66th Grammy Awards are set to be announced on November 10. The official awards ceremony will be held on February 4, 2024 at the Crypto.com Arena in Los Angeles, California.