The 2022 Grammy nominations was recently announced and scheduled to hold on Monday, the 31st of January at the Staples Center.
This year nomination saw more than one Nigerian artiste bagging a grammy nomination; from Wizkid, who got two nominations for Essence and Made In Lagos to Tems for her feature on Essence and Burna Boy for his collaboration with Angelique Kidjo and the father and son duo, Femi and Made Kuti for their hit record.
Burna Boy was nominated for the 2022 Grammy Award in the category of ‘Best Global Music Performance’ for one of his collaborations with Angelique Kidjo, “Do yourself,” making it his third nomination in three years.
The self-acclaimed African Giant was first nominated at the 62nd Grammy Awards for ‘Best World Music Album’, the award went to Beninoise singer, Angélique Kidjo, who dedicated the award to Burna Boy and said he was leading the pack of young Africans who will shake up the global music space.
He was later nominated again in the ‘Best Global Album’ category, alongside Tuareg Desert Rock group Tinariwen, NYC afrobeat outfit Antibalas, Brazilian-American Bebel Gilberto, and British-Indian sitar player Anoushka Shankar.
Burna Boy finally bagged the much-coveted Grammy award in the ‘Best Global Album’ category for his ‘TWICE AS TALL’ album, making it his first-ever Grammy win.
Burnaboy’s Grammy award-winning album was executive produced by his mum cum manager, Bosede Ogulu, and Sean ‘Diddy’ Combs.
It also featured guest appearances from Naughty by Nature, the Kenyan band Sauti Sol, Senegal’s musical titan, Youssou N’Dour, and Chris Martin of Coldplay.
Meanwhile, here’s how Burnaboy’s fans are reacting to his third nomination in a row;