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Demola & Davido "Gbedu." Image courtesy of the artist.

Watch Demola & Davido's New Music Video For 'Gbedu'

"This is music to dance, be happy and fall in love to."

Demola comes through with the new music video for "Gbedu," his uplifting collaboration with Davido.

"Gbedu," which translates to "big drum," pairs infectious afropop rhythms with violin melodies from the classically-trained Demola. Both him and Davido deliver some smooth and catchy verses over the beat, which was produced by Demola himself.

"I was very happy when I wrote this song," Demola tells OkayAfrica. "This is music to dance, be happy and fall in love to."

The new music video for the single, which was directed by Mr. Moe Musa, follows Demola throughout a day in Atlanta before a club performance, where he's joined by superstar Davido.

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In other Davido news, him and his fiancé Chioma Rowland recently welcomed their first child together.

For more from Demola, check out his previous collaboration with Wande Coal, "Light Up."

Watch the new music video for Demola and Davido's "Gbedu" below.

Demola - Gbedu ft. Davido (Official Music Video) youtu.be

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Burna Boy performs at the Warner Music Group pre-Grammy party in Hollywood on January 2020. (Photo by Amy Sussman/Getty Images for Warner Music)

Burna Boy, Tinariwen, Michael Kiwanuka & More Nominated For 2021 Grammy Awards

The Nigerian star and Tuareg band are nominated in the newly named Best Global Music Album category.

The nominations for the 2021 Grammy Awards are in.

The awards show, which will be hosted by Trevor Noah, will see some of the world's biggest artists up for categories like Album of the Year, Song of the Year, Record of the Year and Best New Artist.

As we previously wrote about, the Grammys have renamed the international category of Best World Music Album to Best Global Music, in an effort to reportedly make it more modern and inclusive.

In that new Best Global Music Category, Nigerian afro-fusion star Burna Boy is nominated alongside Tuareg desert rock group Tinariwen, NYC afrobeat outfit Antibalas, Brazilian-American Bebel Gilberto and British-Indian sitar player Anoushka Shankar.

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