US-based Kenyan singer, JS Ondara has been nominated for the 62nd edition of the Grammy awards.
Ondara’s debut album titled, ‘Tales of America’, which was released in February this year, received the nomination for a Grammy under the Best Africana Album category.
27-year-old Ondara, who is a country music singer, moved to Minneapolis, Minnesota seven years ago after winning a Green Card.
He has also been nominated for Best Emerging Act in the 2019 Americana Music Honors and Awards.
In March this year, Ondara was also featured on Billboards Emerging Artist and landed on the Billboard Heatseekers Album, Americana/Folk Album Sales, and Rock Album Sales charts.
Ondara’s ‘Tales of America’ album comprises 11 songs; all of which are about the life of an immigrant in the United States.