Nigerian Afrobeats Stars Burna Boy And Wizkid Grab 2021 Grammy Awards in Style

Burna Boy won the Best Global Music Album category at the just ended Grammy Awards ceremony.

Burna Boy, real name Damini Ogulu, a nominee for a second consecutive year, won with his Twice As Tall album.

The 29-year-old beat four others including the Malian band, Tinariwen.

The Grammys described Twice As Tall as “a masterclass in the vibe and hustle that have made Burna Boy an international musical force”.

“[He] continues to torch limitations, seamlessly blending styles and genres and fearlessly fuelling the fire heating the melting pot of pop, Afrobeat, dancehall, reggae and more,” it said.

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The album features a wide range of international artists such as Stormzy, Youssou Ndour, Naughty By Nature, and Chris Martin of Coldplay, and had Sean Combs as executive producer.

Wizkid, on the other hand, won a Grammy for the Best Music Video’ for his role in ‘Brown Skin Girl’, Beyonce’s 2019 hit song. The Best Music Video award is given to the artist, video director, and video producer.

Wizkid-Best Music Video “Brown Skin Girl”

The feat has been greeted with celebrations and congratulatory messages from celebrities and fans alike all over the country.

Source: unitedshowbiz.com.gh


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