Burna Boy’s African Giant album gets Grammy nomination

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Burna Boy’s African Giant album has received a Grammy Awards nomination.

The widely-acclaimed album released in 2019 has been selected in the Best World Music Album category for Grammy Awards 2020.


News of the feat broke on Wednesday on social media with the full list published on the organisers’ website.

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).

Celebrities have been taking turns to congratulate the 28-year-old on the achievement.