- Burna Boy turned up the heat on Twitter, showering kudos on Davido, Olamide, and Ayra Starr for clinching spots on the 2024 Grammy nomination list.
- Yet, his tweet set the internet ablaze with skepticism, as many couldn't wrap their heads around the idea that it was genuinely Burna Boy dropping those congratulatory vibes.
Davido, Olamide, and Ayra Starr, previously reported by WITHIN NIGERIA, recently bbasked in the Grammy glow.
Burna Boy, boasting four nominations, didn't just stop at the applause; he tossed a nod of thanks to the Grammy organizers in his shoutout, dropped via his revamped X, formerly Twitter, handle.
His tweet reads;
“Once more, my deepest gratitude to the Grammy academy for this incredible honor. A HUGE congrats to the talented African artists who were nominated alongside me.
“The true win lies in sharing these moments with you all at my shows and expressing it through my music. @recordingacad #ITOLDTHEM.”
Once more, my deepest gratitude to the Grammy academy for this incredible honor. A HUGE congrats to the talented African artists who were nominated alongside me. The true win lies in sharing these moments with you all at my shows and expressing it through my music. ????????…
— Burna Boy (@burnaboy) November 12, 2023
Burna Boy's congratulatory message caught Nigerians off guard, triggering a flurry of diverse comments from the surprised fans.
Following the release of nominations for the 66th Grammy Awards on Friday the names of Nigerian music stars shone brightly in various categories.
Davido clinched three nominations. His emergence marked his first Grammy nomination.
Asake, Olamide, and Ayra Starr also made their Grammy nomination debut with one nomination each, according to the list published on the Grammy Awards website.
Asake and Olamide's ‘Amapiano', Burna Boy's ‘City Boys', Ayra Starr's ‘Rush', Davido and Musa Keys' ‘Unavailable', and Tyla's ‘Water' were the nominees in a newly created category, Best African Music Performance.
Burna Boy's other nominations include; ‘Sitting On Top of the World' featuring 21 Savage for Best Melodic Rap, ‘I Told Them' for Best Global Music Album, and ‘Alone' for Best Global Music Performance.
Davido's other nominations include Timeless'' for Best Global Music Album, and ‘Feel' for Best Global Music Performance.
The 66th Grammy will be held on February 4, 2024, at the Crypto.com Arena in Los Angeles.