WIZKID, BURNA BOY WIN GRAMMY AWARDS
Burna Boy, has won the ‘Best Global Music Album’ at the 2021 Grammy Awards for ‘Twice As Tall’, his 2020 project.
Burnaboy beat Antibalas’ ‘The Fu Chronicles’, Bebel Gilberto’s ‘Agora’, Anoushka Shankar’s ‘Love Letters’ and Tinariwen’s ‘Amadjar’ to clinch the -coveted gong at the award ceremony in Los Angeles on Sunday night.
Burna Boy is winning the Grammy for the first time while this is the second time he will be nominated for the prestigious awards.
Burna Boy was nominated in the ‘Best World Music Album’ category for his ‘African Giant’ album last year but lost to Angelique Kidjo, Beninese singer-songwriter.
On the same night, Nigeria’s Wizkid, also won his first-ever Grammy award for his role in ‘Brown Skin Girl’, a 2019 song by Beyonce, American singer.
The project won the ‘Best Music Video’.
The song was nominated for the category alongside ‘Life Is Good’, a song by Future featuring Drake, ‘Lockdown’ by Anderson Park, ‘Adore You’ by Harry Styles and ‘Goliath’ by Woodkid.
This year’s edition of the Grammys was earlier scheduled for January but postponed amid concerns over the coronavirus pandemic.