Photo Credit: Wouter Kellerman

Musicians Nomcebo Zikode, Wouter Kellerman and Zakes Bantwini have received a Grammy nomination for their beautiful song Bayethe.


South Africa (21 November 2022) – Bayethe has been nominated for the “Best Global Music Performance” for the 65th Grammy Awards. The song, performed by musicians Nomcebo Zikode, Wouter Kellerman and Zakes Bantwini, is a beautiful, proudly South African song.

Wouter Kellerman is a Grammy Award-winning flutist joined by platinum-selling ‘King of Dance’ groovesmith Zakes Bantwini and South African songbird of the #1 international hit ‘Jerusalema’ Nomcebo Zikode.

The song, ‘Bayethe’ is a beautiful song with a very special meaning. The song asks for the lightening of our loads and the bringing of peace and happiness, something we can all do with.

Speaking about the song, Nomcebo Zikode says she was excited to collaborate with Wouter and Zakes. Zakes went on to call the song “a soundtrack of my life.”

The beauty of the song has not been lost on the international audience either. It has received an internationally acclaimed Grammy nomination.

“Wow, this is incredible, a dream come true! A biiiig thank you to all of you who supported us – I’m so grateful, none of this would be possible without you! We hope to continue spreading some beautiful good energy with this song Congrats to all the nominees and to everybody who created music and were part of this process, taking the risk of releasing music that carries your heart and emotion – it’s very inspiring indeed” – Wouter Kellerman

If you have not heard it yet, take a listen below.

Sources: Wouter Kellerman
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