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KiDi gains nomination for 2022 NAACP Awards

KiDi gains nomination for 2022 NAACP Awards 

Talented Ghanaian artiste, Dennis Nana Dwamena known in the showbiz industry as KiDi has gained an  international nomination for his hit song, “Touch It” of his Golden Boy album.

The track was nominated for the 2022 National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP) Awards.

The multiple award-winning artiste, who is signed to Lynx entertainment was nominated in the “Outstanding International Song” category.

He was competing with Nigerian Wizkid with a track Essence, Fireboy with Peru, Tiwa Savage with Somebody’s Son and Omah Lay with Understand.

KiDi gains nomination for 2022 NAACP Awards

The NAACP awards seek to confer honours on outstanding performances of people of colour in film, television, music and literature.

Touch It

KiDi unleashed the global chart-topping song titled “Touch It” on the May 6, 2021 ahead of the release of his anticipated second album; “The Golden Boy.”

Touch It since its release has gone beyond African borders. Millions of social media users across the world, especially on TikTok, have created videos dancing to the song and created choreographies for it, among others.

In five months, “Touch It” set a new record by becoming the most streamed Ghanaian song ever on Spotify.

Currently, it has 37.6 million streams on Spotify. It peaked at #11 for “World Digital Sales” on the global music ranking platform, Billboard.

The success of the tune on TikTok is mind-blowing. “Touch It’ related videos on the social media platform have surpassed 250 million.

On the official UK Afrobeats chart, the song peaked at #7. A few weeks after the release of the song, it started charting in 51 countries on Spotify and 49 countries on Apple Music including India, Costa Rica, Columbia, and the Netherlands.

The music video for the monster hit currently has over 17 million views on YouTube.

Source: www.spotonnews.net

Written by Joyceline Natally Cudjoe

An Entertainment Columnist, Content Writer, Blogger, Novelist, Poet, and a Publicist. For business or story tip off, contact me on +233 24 646 6866 or email: [email protected]

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