Aramide has certainly climbed a step further in her music career as she is to be inducted into the governing board of the Grammys.
The music star made this known via her Twitter page on Friday, June 14, 2019. According to her in a series of tweets, she reminisced on the time she started singing and how she wanted to just be heard. She went on to reveal that after being an active voter of the Grammys recording academy for years, she finally gets to be inducted in its board.
“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,” she tweeted.
Aramide joins 18 other members in the yet to constituted board. Congratulations to one of Nigeria’s biggest export on this new move.
Omotola Jalade-Ekeinde invited to become a member of the Oscars award body
Back in 2018, Omotola Jalade-Ekeinde was among the new members invited to join the group behind the Oscars film awards. The actress, alongside Nigerian filmmaker Femi Odugbemi [Battleground, Gidi Blues]are among the 928 people who’ve been invited to join the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Science.
Including a 14-year-old actress Quvenzhané Wallis, 86-year-old Russian composer Sofia Gubaidulina, and new members from 59 different countries, this year’s invitees marks the academy’s largest and most diverse class ever, topping last year’s 774 new members, which itself was a jump over the previous year’s 684 invitees.
Other new members from different countries include South Korean actress Doona Bae, Algerian actress Sofia Boutella, and Indian actor Ali Fazal.