Raise a mug: DJ Black Coffee ‘speechless’ at Grammy nomination

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Raise a mug: DJ Black Coffee ‘speechless’ at Grammy nomination

The award-winning SA artist will go up against Illenium, Major Lazer, Marshmello, Sylvan Esso and Ten City

Jill Serjeant and Lisa Richwine

Jon Batiste led the Grammy nominations on Tuesday in a best album field that spanned rap to jazz and embraced newcomers like teen sensation Olivia Rodrigo and veteran Tony Bennett alike.

And in a move that left him “speechless”, SA DJ Black Coffee has been nominated in the Best Dance/Electronic Album category for his latest album, Subconsciously. He will go up against Illenium, Major Lazer, Marshmello, Sylvan Esso and Ten City for the prestigious award.

Black Coffee has been touring the world for several years, winning awards and acclaim across the planet, including several SA Music Awards (SAMA), five international DJ Awards and a BET Award, the publication said...

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