Akwa Ibom son, Josiah Bassey, has been nominated for the 2022 GRAMMYs Awards. The Recording Academy announced nominations for 86 categories recently, and Josiah was nominated for Best Contemporary Christian Music Performance/Song.
This award is given to the artist(s) and songwriter(s) (for new compositions) for the best contemporary Christian music single or track, (including pop, rap/hip-hop, Latin, or rock.)
Josiah, who started his music career in Uyo before settling in New York City, USA, is rated among Kirk Franklin, Chandler Moore, CeCe Winans; Dwan Hill, Kyle Lee, Elevation Worship and Maverick City Music, Naomi Raine, and Chris Brown etc., in this category.
Josiah is nominated for a song titled Hold Us Together (Hope Mix), written by him, H.E.R., Tauren Wells and Dernst Emile.
All the way from Akwa Ibom State, Nigeria, Josiah Bassey is the son of a popular clergy, Bishop Cletus Bassey.