Top Ugandan celebrities, most of them musicians, have been reacting to the news of singer Edirisa Musuuza aka Eddy Kenzo’s Grammy Award nomination. One Ugandan artiste referred to Kenzo as ‘Big Mandela.’
After receiving news that he will be part of the 65th edition of the Grammys award ceremony due for February 2023, Kenzo thanked fellow singer Matt B with whom he shares the nomination, his Ugandan colleagues and fans.
“We are so grateful to God almighty for such a great moment in our country. My brother Matt B, thank you. Greg, Angella, ASteyn thank you for this record. Fellow artistes thank you, this is for all of us. Uganda thank you for raising me. East Africa stand up,” said Eddy Kenzo
Below are some of the comments from Ugandan singers and other celebrities:
Congratulations Eddy Kenzo. This is BIG! From Grass to Grammys! God Above All. – Sheebah @Ksheebah1
Congratulations my bro Eddy Kenzo upon you nomination in the Grammy Awards. I am proud of you both as an artist and as a Ugandan. This is the major step in your success. May you enjoy each moment and bring it home. Good luck. – Pallaso @McPallaso
When you believe, you can relieve yourself from those who never believed in you initially, when you dream, you can always achieve your dreams. Congratulations my brother Eddy Kenzo upon the Grammys nomination – John Blaq @JohnBlaqMusic
Few Days Ago we Talked about the Grammys. God you Real. Congz again and again, Eddy Kenzo – MC Kats @mckatsug
God is tooo good, like woowww.. what a time to be alive. Congratulations Big Mandela. – Azawi @AzawiOfficial
Oh my God it’s really happening. A Ugandan artist has been nominated for a Grammy. Am literally crying man. Eddy Kenzo, bro congrats man but this is for the industry that everyone keeps putting down n this is proof that Ugandan music has a future. Thank you God. – Ykee Benda @YkeeBenda
From BET winner to now a Grammy Award Nominee. If this doesnt make you proud to support Eddy Kenzo what will? Congratulations Uganda, Congz Eddy Kenzo – Douglas Lwanga @DouglasLwangaUg
WOW WOW Congratulations Eddy Kenzo on being nominated for a Grammy, this is a dream for many of us, and you have kicked the door in for all of us, I’m proud of you and I bet so is the whole of Uganda, Keep waving our Ugandan flag high, may God bless you even more. – Maurice Kirya @mauricekirya
You can see the singers Eddy Kenzo will be competing against for the Grammy Award as well as the 2023 Grammy Awards Nominees Full List HERE.
Days ago, Eddy Kenzo, who is also a BET award winner, claimed that some people wanted to kill him. (See Details Here).
The List of 2021 Grammy Award Winners is Here.