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Tyla Talks Grammy Nom for ‘Water’ and Her Upcoming, ‘Experimental’ Debut Album

Thania Garcia Tyla has always wanted to be the world’s first global South African pop star — and she’s already well on her way. In the past month, Tyla’s summer single “Water” became her first Top 10 hit in the United States and also landed her a Grammy nomination for Best African Music Performance. “It makes sense,” she tells Variety nonchalantly over the phone.

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South Africa, officially the Republic of South Africa (RSA), is the southernmost country in Africa. It is bounded to the south by 2,798 kilometres (1,739 mi) of coastline of Southern Africa stretching along the South Atlantic and Indian Oceans; to the north by the neighbouring countries of Namibia, Botswana, and Zimbabwe; and to the east and northeast by Mozambique and Eswatini (Swaziland); and it surrounds the enclaved country of Lesotho. South Africa is the largest country in Southern Africa and the 24th-largest country in the world by land area and, with over 58 million people, is also the world's 24th-most populous nation.