…By Dorcas Funmi for TDPel Media.
Celebrating the Coveted Accolade
Nigerian singer, Portable, achieved a major milestone as he was awarded the highly coveted Artiste of the Year at the prestigious Golden Stars Award ceremony.
The talented artist took to social media to express his excitement and gratitude for this remarkable achievement.
Proclaiming Himself the “Newborn Fela”
Taking to Instagram, Portable shared a video of himself proudly holding the award, where he proclaimed his new status as the “newborn Fela.”
In his post, he credited his success to God’s grace and expressed his appreciation to his fans, whom he referred to as his “lovers outside ZAzuu.”
He extended special thanks to the Golden Stars Award organizers and his manager, acknowledging their contribution to his journey.
Setting His Sights on a Grammy
Amidst his celebration, Portable expressed his gratitude to his fans for their unwavering support.
In addition to relishing his current triumph, he shared his ambitious aspirations to win a Grammy in the future.
This isn’t the first time Portable has voiced his Grammy dreams, as he previously stirred controversy by suggesting that his hit single ‘Zazoo Zeh’ deserved a Grammy nomination.
Facing Backlash and Maintaining Momentum
Portable’s Grammy aspirations faced criticism, with popular Twitter influencer Daniel Regha arguing against the validity of his claim.
Regha asserted that Portable’s song was far from being a hit record and questioned its eligibility for even a Headies award nomination, let alone a Grammy win.
Despite the backlash, Portable remained undeterred, continuing to release solo tracks and collaborate on projects that have gained substantial popularity and recognition.
Conclusion: A Rising Star’s Triumph and Future Ambitions
Portable’s Artiste of the Year win at the Golden Stars Award highlights his growing prominence within the Nigerian music industry.
With his sights set on a future Grammy, he remains determined to reach new heights and leave a lasting impact on the global music scene.
Regardless of the controversy surrounding his aspirations, Portable’s commitment to his craft and his ability to captivate audiences have solidified his position as a rising star in the industry.
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