Uncle Waffffles Runs For Two Grammy Nominations

Written by on 19 October, 2023

The girls keep on winning this year. Amapiano princess Uncle Waffles, real name Lungelihle Zwane has officially made into the headlines again.

‘I’m in the running for two Grammy nominations’ — which is the next move that Uncle Waffles announces.

Since gaining stardom after a video of her dancing to Young Stunna’s Adiwele in 2021, Uncle Waffles has been basking in success, embarking on a journey that has seen her rise from a sensation in the clubs of Soweto to a global icon who sells out arenas in Europe.



Taking to her Instagram timeline she shared the exciting news that she was in the running for two nominations at the Grammys: the Best Global Music Album and Yahyuppiyah is being considered for Best African Music Performance.

It’s been an amazing year, I’ve played 100+ international shows and I’m soo greatful for everything that continues to happen in my life. Today marks the 2 year anniversary since my life changed and I’m in awe at what has happened since , and this part of my journey is even more exciting as I’m proud to Announce that I’m in the running for two Grammys nominations, I need my babysss to share this post for me🥹!! If you’re a member of the
, I’d appreciate your support ❤️

Thank you to everyone who made this song become what it is, justin99 pcee

.aya and everyone who supported it from the DSPs, Magazines and creators who still continue to push it.

Thank you fr team, always.


Uncle Waffles, real name Lungelihle Zwane, was recently on the cover of Forbes Africa’s 12th anniversary October and November issue.

She took to her timeline to mark the milestone, expressing her gratitude to her supporters.

“What do I even say, how do I explain that I’m on the Forbes Africa cover? God, thank you, for always choosing me. This journey continues to be a journey of the impossible and this is still only the beginning. Thank you for loving on me my babies. Thank you so much! I’m on Forbes baby.”

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