Nigerians react to Burna Boy’s second Grammy nomination
NEWS DIGEST – Nigerian artiste, Damini Ogulu, popularly known as Burna Boy on Tuesday got his second Grammy Awards nomination for his recent fifth studio album, Twice as Tall.
Many Nigerians, especially Burna Boy’s fans took to social media to extend their heartfelt congratulations to the ‘African Giant’ hit maker for getting a nod at the 63rd edition of the prestigious music awards.
With the records, Burna Boy is not the first or second Nigeria to be nominated for the Grammy Awards, but with his second nomination, he joins King Sunny Ade and Femi Kuti on the list of Nigerians with more than one Grammy nomination.
A predominant number of Twitter users hope Burna Boy would win this time around after losing the Best World Music Album to Anquelique Kidjo earlier in 2020 for his fourth studio album, African Giant.
Music lovers in Nigeria are optimistic Burna Boy would win a Grammy come January 31, 2021 in the Global Music Album category for his Twice as Tall album entry looking at the fact that the category is a tough one.
See Tweets Below:
Another Grammy nomination for @burnaboy ! ??????????
— Ovie (@OvieO) November 24, 2020
— Bizzle Osikoya (@bizzleosikoya) November 24, 2020
I’ve said it plenty times and I’d say it again, Burna Boy deserved that Grammy. Idc what anyone says.
— Chemical Brother ? (@chemicalbrodar) November 23, 2020
Burna Boy becomes the First and Only artist from Nigeria to earn back-to-back Grammy award nominations as “Twice As Tall” gets nominated for Best Global Music Album at the #GRAMMYs pic.twitter.com/JEVyzW9Q5B
— BOUNCE (@bounceradiolive) November 24, 2020
Burna boy will surely get a Grammy this time around
— VICTOR?? (@_vicktor__) November 24, 2020
Burna Boy now has another Grammy nomination. Best Global Music Album for Twice As Tall!
Our African Giant is bringing the Grammy home this time around! ?
— Iseunife The First ???? (@Shawnifee) November 24, 2020
"2-Time Grammy Nominated Singer and Performer…Burna Boy."
— The Equaliser (@TheDilichi) November 24, 2020