Popular Nigerian singer, Ibrahim Balogun, AKA Wizkid has hit big, thereby bagging two nominations at a time with his song ‘Brown Skin Girl’ by Beyonce, featuring Blue Ivy, SAINt JHN, in the 2021 MTV Video Music Awards.
Billboard reported that the nominations rolled out on Wednesday featured “Brown Skin Girl” in the Best R&B and Best Cinematography categories.
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In the Best R&B category, “Brown Skin Girl” is up against “Leave the Door Open” by Bruno Mars, Anderson. Paak and Silk Sonic, “Go Crazy” by Chris Brown and Young Thug, “Heartbreak Anniversary” by Giveon, “Come Through” by H.E.R. ft. Chris Brown and “Good Days” by SZA.
With cinematography by Benoit Soler, “Brown Skin Girl” competes with Rob Witt in “Therefore I Am” by Malik H. Sayeed, Mohammed Atta Ahmed, Santiago Gonzalez, Ryan Helfant and Billie Eilish and Santiago Gonzalez in Foo Fighters’ “Shame Shame”
Other nominees for the best cinematography category include Elias Talbot in “Holy” by Justin Bieber ft. Chance The Rapper, Jeff Cronenweth in Lady Gaga’s “911″ and Andrew Stroud in Lorde’s “Solar Power”.
Wizkid and SAINt JHN joined Beyonce in the 2019 record, “Brown Skin Girl” for her 2019 soundtrack album, The Lion King: The Gift.
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