Rocky Dawuni, a well-known reggae artist who has a long list of hit songs and accolades, has been nominated for a Grammy award in the Best Global Album category in the 64th edition.
Rocky Dawuni was nominated with African music icons Angelique Kidjo, Femi Kuti, and Made Kuti, as well as Afrobeat superstar Wizkid, for his 2020 EP, the ‘Voice of BunBon, Volume 1’.
With his sixth studio album ‘Branches of the Same Tree,’ the Ghanaian reggae music icon became the first Ghanaian to be nominated for a Grammy in 2015.
Rocky has earned the status of humanitarian activist and was recently named a UN Environment Goodwill Ambassador for Africa. He is known for his eloquence, cultural diplomacy, and passionate activism.
With the release of his debut album, ‘The Movement,’ he exploded onto the African reggae scene in 1996. The artist’s personal journey towards social and spiritual consciousness received a lot of positive feedback.
Thousands of people have attended Dawuni’s concerts in recent years due to his music and electrifying live performances.
He is Ghana’s first Grammy-nominated musician, ranking 10th in a CNN African Worldwide Stars survey, and a member of the RFK Human Rights Leadership Council, with global figures such as Bill Clinton (former US President), Archbishop Desmond Tutu, Quincy Jones, Ethel Kennedy, and Harry Belafonte.
Rocky Dawuni has cooperated and served as a spokesman for multiple worldwide organizations, including ONE.org, UNICEF, UNFCC, UN Global Fund, Carter Center, Stop Poaching Now, and others, in addition to his musical career.