In the recently released list on Grammys.com website, Burna Boy’s African Giant album is nominated for ‘Best World Music 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 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 from his colleagues below.
King Burna!! @burnaboy ! 🏆🏆🏆❤️ congratulations blood! You deserve everything and more! From time G.
— Wizkid (@wizkidayo) November 20, 2019
Congrats @burnaboy … 🏆… you deserve more then a NOM .. 🖤
— Davido (@iam_Davido) November 20, 2019
Huge congrats @burnaboy Go bring it home 💪🏻
— PATORANKING (@patorankingfire) November 20, 2019
Burnaaaa!!!! Mad ooo! @burnaboy bring it home bro!
— May D (@MisterMayD) November 20, 2019
— its iyanyaaaaaa💥 (@Iyanya) November 20, 2019