Eddy Kenzo's journey to the Grammys- Check out in detail

Eddy Kenzo, the first singer from Uganda to earn a Grammy nomination, discusses his humble beginnings.

Two days after staging a successfully  concert dubbed the Eddy Kenzo Festival at Kololo Independence grounds

Kenzo was nominated for his Gimme Love, a song in which he featured  with American singer, Matt B

The song has been nominated for the best global music performance.

The Ugandan singer will be facing competition from Udhero Na by Arooj Aftab and Anoushka Shankar, Last Last by Burna Boy, Neva Bow Down by Rocky Dawuni featuring Blvk H3ro, and Bayethe Wouter Kellerman, Zakes Bantwini and Nomcebo Zikode.

Last year, Kenzo won the ‘Viewer’s Choice Best New International Artist’ gong at the 2015 BET Awards held at the Microsoft Theatre in Los Angeles.

Ugandan singer beat South Africa’s Cassper Nyovest, Ghana’s Mz Vee and three from the UK in George The Poet, MIC Lowry and Novelist to the award.

Kenzo has throughout the years performed well on the international scene as he continued to carry the Ugandan flag high.