Nigerian singer, Aramide Sarumoh, a,k.a Aramide, has been inducted into the Recording Academy governing board of the Grammys for Washington DC.
Aramide is now also listed on the Grammys website as one of its governors for Washington DC.
The singer had earlier announced in a series of tweets posted on her twitter handle, @AramideMusic last week that she would be inducted Monday.
She recalled the time she started singing and how she wanted to just be heard and went on to reveal that after being an active voter of the Grammys recording academy for years, she finally gets to be inducted into 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,’’.
Aramide, a graduate of political science from the University of Jos is an Afro-Soul singer, her song “Iwo Nikan” earned her an award for Best Vocal Performance at the Headies 2015.
The Recording Academy (the GRAMMYs) is an organisation of musicians, songwriters, producers, engineers, and recording professionals that is dedicated to improving the cultural condition and quality of life for music and its makers.
The Academy continues to focus on its mission of recognizing musical excellence, advocating for the well-being of music makers, singers, songwriters, engineers, producers, managers, and other professionals working in the music industry.