Grammy Awards: Burna becomes first Nigerian with consecutive nominations
YBTC News-Nigerian artist, Damini Ogulu, popularly known as Burna Boy, has emerged as the first Nigerian artist to be nominated for the Grammy awards in two consecutive years.
The ‘Wonderful’ crooner was nominated in the Best Global Music category of the 62nd Grammys with his African Giant album.
An award he lost to Angelique Kidjo, Beninese singer and songwriter, who had won the Grammys four times.
According to the list released by Grammy Awards organisers, Burna Boy’s new album is presently nominated in the Best Global Music Category with albums FU CHRONICLES by Antibalas, AGORA by Bebel Gilberto, LOVE LETTERS by Anoushka Shankar, and AMADJAR by Tinariwen.
In reaction to his second Grammys nomination. Burna Boy took to his Twitter page and wrote “Another one.”
The 63rd Annual Grammy Awards ceremony will be held on Jan. 31, 2021, at the Staples Center in Los Angeles, US.
It will recognize the best recordings, compositions, and artists of the eligibility year, running from Sept. 1, 2019, to August 31, 2020.