ESSENCE, which was released by award-winning Nigerian musician, Ayodeji Ibrahim Balogun who is known as Wizkid is proving to be an evergreen song.

Since its release, the track has really made history as it has received overwhelming recognition all over the world and has been nominated and won several awards.

The latest nomination is the Billboard Music Awards and it has been nominated for the Top R&B Song award.

This means Wizkid has bagged his 8th Billboard Music Award nomination.


Days ago, Wizkid was in the news as he failed to win the Best Global Music Album award at the recently held Grammys.

He lost to African music legend, Angelique Kidjo, and in his reaction, he sent congratulatory messages to Angelique Kidjo and Black Coffee for their Grammy wins.

Angelique Kidjo won a Grammy for the Best Global Music Album, whiles South African DJ, Black Coffee also bagged an award for the best dance/electronic album category, becoming the first African DJ to win a Grammy Award