BET has announced the nominations for the 2017 Soul Train Awards and “Come Closer” by Nigerian superstar Wizkid has nabbed a nomination in the “Best Dance Performance” category. “Come Closer”, which features Canadian rapper Drake, is arguably the singer’s biggest song ever and has catapulted him to global notoriety.
Wizkid is up against some tough competition as he goes head to head with some music heavywieghts in a category that includes: Bruno Mars, Rihanna, Chris Brown, and Solange Knowles. His Soul Train nomination comes shortly after earning two nominations from U.K.’s MOBO awards (Music of Black Origin).
Wizkid’s success has brought a great amount of attention to Afrobeat music and music lovers from all around the world have begun to take notice.
Do you think Wizkid has a chance to take home the win?