Nigerian songwriter and afro-soul singer, Aramide Sarumoh, as taken her musical career globally as she is to be inducted into the Recording Academy Board of Governors, Washington DC’s chapter. The recording academy has 12 chapters in different locations throughout the United States.
The Recording Academy is an American learned academy of producers, musicians, recording engineers, and other musical professionals and it is famous for hosting the annual Grammy Awards which recognizes achievements in the music industry.
The Nigerian born who couldn’t keep back her excitement tweeted via her Twitter account on Friday. According to her in a series of tweets, she reminisced on how she began the journey of her music career, how she wanted to just be heard. She went further that after being an active voter of the Grammys recording academy for years, she finally gets inducted in its board.
Her post reads, “And today I’m happy to announce to you that after being an active voting member of the recording academy for years, this Monday, I will be inducted into the Recording Academy (the GRAMMYs®) Governance Board. I will now be a part of the Governors for the Washington DC Chapter board.”
Aramide will join 18 other members in the yet to the constituted board on Monday, where they will be unveiled officially.
The music star began her music career in 2006 when she contested at Nigerian’s music talent hunt show, Star Quest, where she emerged third alongside her team.
After the release of her first single “Iwo Nikan” in 2015, she won the award for the best female vocal performance at the Headies.
Nevertheless, Aramide isn’t the only Nigerian celeb who has been able to set this record. In 2018, Omolola Jalade-Ekeinde was also invited to be among the new members of the Oscars award body alongside Nigerian filmmaker, Femi Odugbemi.