Award winning media personality and Broadcast Journalist, Berla Mundi has been announced as host of the second edition of the African Grammy Nominees brunch.
The broadcaster who has for steadily established herself as a global media brand, will make her second appearance at the Nominee Brunch this Saturday, the 3rd of February, 2024 at Spring Place, Beverly Hills, USA.
Her refined communication skills has won her the accolades and landed her on some of the biggest stages, from the recently held Africa Prosperity Awards and Presidential Gala, and Global Citizen in Ghana as well as France in 2023.
She reposted the official announcement on Instagram with caption “We’re thrilled to welcome back our host for the 2nd time, the incredible @berlamundi ! 🌟 As a multiple award-winning African Broadcast Journalist, Berla has truly captivated audiences with her endearing personality and witty nature, solidifying her place as a powerhouse in the media landscape. Get ready for an unforgettable experience with Berla”.
This year’s African Grammy Nominee Brunch organized under the auspices of Grow Unite and Build (GUBA) in partnership with Rollingstone is tipped to be worth attending as it has top-rated and award winning african achivers gracing the occasion. The likes of Grammy Award Winner and South African Singer Zakes Bantwini, Entreprenuer and founder of Emy Africa Kojo Soboh, Grammy nomiated music producer Musa Keys and other great african personalities would make the night full of applause for the african creative exports.
The brunch is being held a day before the grand 66th Grammy Awards which will be remarkable as an award for a new African category, Best African Performance has been created to honor African talents and ensure fairness and and a level playing field for Africans in the coveted music awards.
As the event seeks to celebrate african nomimnees, a handful have been shortlisted for the February 4 main event.
Miriam Makeba (South Africa) — Best Folk Recording (with Harry Belafonte) – 1966
Sade Adu (Nigeria/UK) — Best New Artist – 1986
Ali Farka Touré (Mali) — Best World Music Album – 1994
Cesária Évora (Cape Verde) — Best Contemporary World Music Album – 2004
Youssou N’Dour (Senegal) — Best Contemporary World Music Album – 2005
Angélique Kidjo (Benin/France) — Best Contemporary World Music Album – 2008
RedOne (Morocco) — Best Dance/Electronic Album – 2010
Tinariwen (Mali/Algeria/Libya) — Best World Music Album – 2012
Burna Boy (Nigeria) — Best Global Music Album – 2021
Black Coffee (South Africa) – Best Dance/ Electronic Album — 2022
Story by Sally Ama Quicoe and Richmond Ampofo Fordjour