The 62nd edition of world prestigious music awards is 2 months away, and the nominee list was just released today, November 20 and Nigerian music star, Burna Boy is nominated.
The 2020 Grammys take place on January 26 at the Staples Center in Los Angeles. They’ll be hosted by Alicia Keys and will air live on CBS.
However, Oluwa Burna as he’s fondly called has been putting Africa on the map before and after his latest studio album, AFRICAN GIANT.
And on the BEST WORLD MUSIC category, Burna Boy was shortlisted to compete with other world’s stars like Altin Gün, Bokantè & Metropole Orkest Conducted by Jules Buckley, Nathalie Joachim With Spektral Quartet, Angelique Kidjo.
Meanwhile, some Nigerian entertainers like Wizkid, Davido took to social media to congratulate Burna Boy on this wonderful opportunity availed to him to once more make Africa proud.
“King Burna!! @burnaboy ! congratulations blood! You deserve everything and more! From time G.”
“Congrats @burnaboy … you deserve more then a NOM ..”
“@burnaboy and the entire hands that worked on that project and his team … I can only imagine the joy !!! Congratulations y’all!!!!! This is major !”
“@burnaboy congratulations. we go they wound them like that!”