Nigerian singer and songwriter Burna Boy, has officially been named in the list of nominees for the 2020 Grammy Awards. His African Giant album is nominated in the ‘Best World Music category.’
In the recently released list on Grammys.com website, the nomination is for albums containing at least 51% playing time of new vocal or instrumental World Music recordings and Burna Boy’s African Giant album which is nominated for ‘Best World Music category, met such requirement.
Nominated in the same category with Burna Boy is Altin Gün (GECE); Bokanté & Metropole Orkest Conducted By Jules Buckley (WHAT HEAT); Nathalie Joachim With Spektral Quartet (FANM D’AYITI) and Angelique Kidjo (CELIA).
The now viral news of the nomination have been with congratulatory messages in the Nigerian Entertainment Industry, with other Nigerian artists including Wizkid, Davido, May D, Iyanya, Patoranking, Runtown, Banky W, among others, celebrating with the African Giant.