- Notable singer, Burna Boy was recently described as the biggest artiste in Africa by Grammy organizers.
- According to them, this accolade stems from the fact that the singer has bagged back-to-back Grammy nominators and featured a lot of global artistes.
The organizers of the Grammy Awards recently hailed the famous singer Damini Ogulu, widely known as Burna Boy, as the biggest artiste in Africa.
This recognition was articulated in a recent statement on their official website, where they extended congratulations to Burna Boy and other nominees for the inaugural category of Best African Music Performance at the 2024 Grammys.
The Grammy Awards specifically highlighted Burna Boy's noteworthy contributions, emphasizing his impactful collaborations with global icons such as Ed Sheeran and Justin Bieber.
Additionally, they underscored his accomplishment in securing his first UK No. 1 album in the current year with “I Told Them…”. This album, characterized by a classic hip-hop influence, features guest appearances from acclaimed artists such as 21 Savage, J. Cole, RZA, and GZA.
The Academy wrote:
“There's not a bigger star in Afrobeats, or even the whole of Africa itself, than Burna Boy. He nabbed two consecutive Best Global Album GRAMMY nods for his albums Twice as Tall and African Giant, and he's also collaborated with global stars such as Ed Sheeran and Justin Bieber.”
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Reacting to this big affirmation, One oluwapemisinure wrote: “So Na you go tell us the biggest artist ??? Lmao ,Wizkid is my Number 1 ,You can't force burna on me.”
kattblue2 wrote: “But where is the lie? He's the biggest.”
ajewole_art wrote: “That's what they told Wizkid back then. Calling burna boy best means there is an upcoming shenking for burnaboy in the Grammy Award.”
iygodson wrote: “It's now obvious to say Burna will definitely receive another Grammy????”
i_amyemmie wrote: “The soap this guy Dey use sha.”