Outrage ensues as Grammy plays Fela Kuti's 'Water' during the announcement of Tyla's 'Water' as the winner

On the 66th version of the Grammy Awards, the organizers confronted criticism as they performed the late Nigerian Afrobeat pioneer, Fela Anikulapo-Kuti’s monitor ‘Water’ whereas saying South African singer, Tyla’s ‘Water’ because the winner of the primary Greatest African Music Efficiency class.

On Sunday, the Recording Academy declared Tyla’s ‘Water’ because the recipient of the first-ever Greatest African Music Efficiency award.

Tyla received the class after surpassing tracks by Nigerian artists resembling Davido’s ‘Unavailable,’ Asake’s ‘Amapiano,’ Burna Boy’s ‘Metropolis Boys,’ and Ayra Starr’s ‘Rush.’

Nonetheless, to the shock of many, following the announcement, Fela’s timeless traditional, ‘Water No Get Enemy,’ was performed as an alternative of Tyla’s sexually-themed mid-tempo monitor.

The late Nigerian Afrobeat pioneer Fela Anikulapo-Kuti.

This blunder triggered reactions from followers and music critics, significantly in Nigeria, with many criticizing the Recording Academy for the “foolish mistake.”

Reactions as Grammy Awards play Fela Kuti’s ‘Water’ whereas saying Tyla as winner

AlvinAdegoke penned: “Abi Grammy assume say nah tyla water be this 🫠😹.”

iam_Daposh famous: “You positive say no be Fela Anikulapo Kuti’s “Water” Tyla undergo #Grammy’s.”

adepromise stated: “Abi Tyla submitted Fela Water to Win Grammy. We have to do our investigation.”

Mayo6Tee reacted: “They Submitted which Water lol 😂 🤣🤣😂😂 .. @RecordingAcad you’ve finished it once more.”

bruzieee wrote: “That is pure foolishness, why use Fela track titled Water? Are they ashamed to play the track that acquired the award?”

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