It’s no longer news that Burna Boy was nominated for Grammy Award for Best World Music Album with his album, ‘African Giant’. His album was nominated alongside Gece ‘Altin Gun’ Celia ‘Angelique Kidjo’.
His contemporaries, Wizkid and Davido took to social media to share their felicitations. Reacting, Davido congratulated Burna boy on his nomination.
According to the ‘OBO’ crooner, Burna boy deserves better than a nomination. He wrote: “Congrats Burna boy, you deserve more than a nomination.”
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Burna Boy follows in the footsteps of Seun Kuti, Femi Kuti and King Sunny Ade in getting nominated in that category at the Grammy Awards. Other Nigerian Grammy nominees include, Babatune Olatunji, Wizkid, Timaya and Kah Lo. The only Nigerian to win a Grammy Award remains Sikiru Adepoju.
The 62nd Grammy Awards is set to air on Sunday, January 26, 2020. The Grammys had announced that American singer, Alicia Keys will be returning to host the show.