KiDi earns NAACP Image Award nomination with his hit song ‘TOUCH IT’ (full nomination list)
KiDi’s global hit “TOUCH IT” which went viral on social media has been nominated for ‘Outstanding International Song’ at the 53rd National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NACCP) Image Awards.
The awards confer honors on outstanding performances of people of color in film, television, music, and literature.
The multiple award-winning Ghanaian artist has been nominated with fellow Nigerian singers in the fiercely contested category.
Other nominees for that category also include Wizkid ft Tems and Justin Bieber (ESSENCE Remix), Joeboy (PERU), Tiwa Savage ft Brandy (Somebody’s Son), and Omah Lay (Understand).
The likes of Jennifer Hudson, Lil Nas X, H.E.R., ‘Insecure,’ & ‘The Harder They Fall’ have all been nominated in various categories.
The 53rd edition of the awards event would air on BET, CBS, and MTV on Saturday, February 26, 2022.
See the full list of nominations below.
Outstanding New Artist
Cynthia Erivo – Ch. 1 Vs. 1 (Verve Records / UMG Recordings)
Jimmie Allen – Bettie James Gold Edition (BBR Music Group)
Saweetie – Best Friend feat. Doja Cat (ICY / Warner Records)
Tems – If Orange Was A Place (RCA Records / Since ’93)
Zoe Wees – Girls Like Us (Capitol Records)
Outstanding Male Artist
Anthony Hamilton – Love Is The New Black (My Music Box LLC / BMG)
Drake – Way 2 Sexy (Republic Records)
Givēon – Heartbreak Anniversary (Epic Records)
J. Cole – The Off-Season (Dreamville / Roc Nation)
Lil Nas X – Montero (Call Me By Your Name) (Columbia Records)
Outstanding Female Artist
H.E.R. – Back of My Mind (RCA Records / MBK Entertainment)
Ari Lennox – Pressure (Dreamville / Interscope Records)
Beyonce´ – Be Alive (Columbia Records / Parkwood)
Chlöe – Have Mercy (Columbia Records / Parkwood)
Jazmine Sullivan – Heaux Tales (RCA Records)
Outstanding Gospel/Christian Album
Anthems & Glory – Todd Dulaney (MNRK Music Group)
Believe For It – CeCe Winans (Pure Springs Gospel / Fair Trade Services / Red Alliance Media)
Jonny x Mali: Live in L.A. – Jonathan McReynolds and Mali Music (Life Room Label LLC / K Approved Enterprises. Inc.)
Overcomer – Tamela Mann (Tillymann Music Group)
Power – Jason McGee & The Choir (My Block, Inc.)
Outstanding International Song
Essence – Wizkid feat. Tems and Justin Bieber (RCA Records / Starboy / Sony Music International)
Peru – Fireboy DML (YBNL Nation / Empire)
Somebody’s Son – Tiwa Savage feat. Brandy (Motown)
Touch It – KiDi (Lynx Entertainment / MadeInENY / Empire)
Understand – Omah Lay (The KeyQaad / Sire Records)
Outstanding Music Video/Visual Album
Best Friend – Saweetie feat. Doja Cat (ICY / Warner Records)
Essence – Wizkid feat. Tems (RCA Records / Starboy / Sony Music International)
Fye Fye – Tobe Nwigwe feat. Fat Nwigwe (Tobe Nwigwe, LLC)
Have Mercy – Chlöe (Columbia Records / Parkwood)
Leave The Door Open – Silk Sonic (Atlantic / Aftermath)
An Evening with Silk Sonic – Silk Sonic (Atlantic / Aftermath)
Back of My Mind – H.E.R. (RCA Records / MBK Entertainment)
Certified Lover Boy – Drake (Republic Records)
Heaux Tales – Jazmine Sullivan (RCA Records)
When It’s All Said and Done… Take Time – Givēon (Epic Records)
Outstanding Soundtrack/Compilation Album
Coming 2 America (Amazon Original Motion Picture Soundtrack) – Eddie Murphy, Craig Brewer, Kevin Misher, Randy Spendlove, Jeff Harleston, Brittney Ramsdell (Def Jam Recordings)
Judas and the Black Messiah (Original Motion Picture Soundtrack) – Mark Isham and Craig Harris (WaterTower Music)
Respect (Original Motion Picture Soundtrack) – Jason Michael Webb and Stephen Bray (Epic Records)