Burna Boy grabs Grammy nomination for 2021
Nigerian artiste, Damini Ebunoluwa Ogulu, popularly known as Burna Boy, has been nominated for the 2021 Grammy Awards. The album, ‘Twice as Tall’ is nominated under the category of Best Global Music Award.
The Best Global Music Album category is for albums that contain at least 51% playing time of new vocal or instrumental Global Music recordings.
Burna Boy is a Nigerian born singer, songwriter, rapper and dancer. He rose to prominence in 2012 after releasing “Like to Party”, the lead single from his debut studio album L.I.F.E (2013). In 2017, Burna Boy signed with Atlantic Records in the United States and Warner Music Group internationally.
His third studio album, Outside, marked his major-label debut. In 2019, he won Best International Act at the 2019 BET Awards, and was announced as an Apple Music Up Next artist.
His fourth studio album, African Giant, was released in July 2019; it won Album of the Year at the 2019 All Africa Music Awards and was nominated for Best World Music Album at the 62nd Annual Grammy Awards. He was awarded the African Artiste of the year at the 2020 VGMA’s.