Burna Boy wins 2021 Grammy awards

Aisha John-Mark with agency report

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Nigerian Afrobeat superstar, Burna Boy has won his first Grammy award in the Best Global Music Album category for his latest album ‘Twice As Tall’.


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The Superstar beats American, Brooklyn-based afrobeat band Antibalas; a group of Tuareg musicians, Tinariwen; British-Indian composer, Anoushka Shankar and Brazilian-American singer, Bebel Gilberto.


His win makes it the second time a Nigerian would be returning home with the Grammy plaque.

Sikiru Adepoju is the only Nigerian to have won a Grammy.  He won it in 2009 with the “Global Drum Project” a collaborative album with Mickey Hart, Zakir Hussain, and Giovanni Hidalgo.


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