Nigeria Afrobeats Stars, Burna boy, and Wizkid have given Nigerians another reason to celebrate Afrobeats after bagging two awards at the 2021 Grammys.
Damini Ogulu popularly known as Burna Boy made history with his album by being the first Nigerian afrobeats album to ever win a Grammy Award.
He won The Best Global Music Album Category for his fifth studio album “Twice as Tall”.
The singer was nominated alongside other entertainers like Antibalas, Bebel Gilberto, Anoushka Shankar, and Tinariwen.
This is Burna Boy’s first Grammy Award after being nominated Last Year but lost to Angelique Kidjo during the 2020 Grammys Ceremony.
Starboy Wizkid won best music video with the hit song, ‘Brown Skin Girl, Beyonce featured wizkid alongside her daughter Blue Ivy Carter and Saint JHN.
‘Brown Skin Girl is a song that encourages black women to be comfortable in their own skin.
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— Recording Academy / GRAMMYs (@RecordingAcad) March 14, 2021