Nigerian Afro-fusion singer, Damini Ogulu, popularly known as Burna Boy just bagged a nomination at 2020 Grammy Awards.
The organisers of the Grammy Awards had on Wednesday released the list of artists who made it to getting a nomination, and Nigerian singer Burna boy made the list with his album titled AFRICAN GIANT, which got him a nomination for the best world music album category. you can check grammy official website to see detailshttps://punchng.com/grammy-2020-burna-boy-nominated-in-best-world-music-album-category/
The nomination is for albums containing at least 51% playing time of new vocal or instrumental World Music recordings.
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 major award itself will be held on January 26, 2020 and it will be hosted by Alicia Keys. Nominees were led by Lizzo with eight nominations. She is followed by Billie Eilish and Lil Nas X with six nominations.
The cheery news of the nomination was met with congratulatory messages from many other Nigerian artists including Wizkid, Davido, May D, Iyanya, Patoranking, Runtown, Banky W, among others
See some congratulatory messages of Nigerians on twitter;