It’s exciting news as Nigerian singer, Burna Boy was nominated for the 62nd annual Grammy Awards
His album, ‘African Giant’ was nominated under the category of ‘Best World Music Album.”
He was nominated alongside Angelina Kidjo, Altin Gun, Bokantê & Metropole Orkest and Nathale Joachim With Spektral Quartet.
Many have reacted excitedly to the news including Wizkid who wrote;
“King Burna!! @burnaboy ! ???❤️ congratulations blood! You deserve everything and more! From time G.”
King Burna!! @burnaboy ! ???❤️ congratulations blood! You deserve everything and more! From time G.
— Wizkid (@wizkidayo) November 20, 2019
See other reactions below;
Burna Boy bragged and called himself an #AfricanGiant
We rebelled and dragged him !!!!
African Giant just a Grammy nomination ?? pic.twitter.com/jE4H7XEqVg
— Deji Imole™ ?? (@deji_imole) November 20, 2019
Burna Boy's 2019
BET Best International Act.
Soundcity, Headies, AFRIMMA Artist/Song of the Year.
Sold out Apollo Theater, Wembley Arena, Partille Arena.
Coachella, Ends Festival performance.
Apple Music's Up Next Artist.
2 endorsements. pic.twitter.com/CmY3h1Tc1G
— Africa Facts Zone (@AfricaFactsZone) November 20, 2019
This is actually a big deal. Burna Boy nominated for a Grammy Award!! African Giant putting Africa on the Map!!! Cheeeee, well deserved. #GRAMMYs
— DREYLO. (@RealDreylo) November 20, 2019
Taking out Burna won’t change the fact that he’s an African Giant.
Taking out Burna won’t change the fact that he’s better than all SA’s artistes.
Taking out Burna won’t change his GOAT status.
1 more thing;
Taking out Burna won’t stop him from winning Grammy award. Eyin weyrey!
— Tife? (@Tife_fabunmi) November 20, 2019
I stan a legend!
— MR AHMED?? (@UncleMohamz) November 20, 2019
Now I'm gonna switch this to, Burna is winning it . https://t.co/AmZU1mJ45f
— Kemi SmallzZ (@kemismallzz) November 20, 2019
The Lord surely does have a sense of humour, Burna just got nominated for a Grammy.
— Sizwe Dhlomo (@SizweDhlomo) November 20, 2019
Also in recent news: Burna Boy was withdrew by the organizers from performing at the Africans Unite Concert. This came after AKA demanded an apology and some South Africans ‘protested’ against him coming over his statement during xenophobic attacks.