Grammy 2020: Burna Boy nominated for prestigious music award

Grammy 2020: Burna Boy nominated for prestigious music award

One of Africa’s top musicians, Damini Ogulu, popularly called Burna Boy, has once again achieved great feats in his musical career and made the continent proud.

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Burna Boy has made the 2020 Grammy nominations with his album African Giant.

The African Giant album was nominated for the Best World Music Album to the joy of fans on social media.

The musicians and albums that were nominated in the Best World Music Album category include: Gece: Altin Gün, What Heat: Bokanté & Metropole Orkest Conducted By Jules Buckley, African Giant: Burna Boy, Fanm d'Ayiti: Nathalie Joachim With Spektral Quartet, Celia: Anjelique Kidjo.

See a screenshot from the Grammy Awards site below:

Grammy 2020: Burna Boy nominated for prestigious music award

Grammy 2020: Burna Boy nominated for prestigious music award
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Music manager and politician, Banky W, also shared the good news on his Twitter page as he thanked the singer’s management.

See his tweet below:

Many on social media are equally excited about the news and have expressed as much with their comments. See some reactions to Burna's nomination below:

Just recently, Briefly.co.za reported that Burna Boy would no longer be attending the Africans Unite concert that was set to be held in South Africa due to alleged anger against him.

Some months back, people from other African countries based in South Africa were attacked by South Africans. Due to the xenophobic attacks, Burna Boy had vowed never to set foot in the country unless their government did something about it.

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Amidst the anger and hate, the singer had been involved in a war of words with South African rapper AKA which led to anger towards him from some citizens of the country.

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Source: Briefly.co.za

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