Burna Boy won Best Global Music Album at the 2021 Grammy Awards. His album Twice as Tall won the award over records by Antibalas (FU Chronicles), Bebel Gilberto (Agora), Anoushka Shankar (Love Letters), and Tinariwen (Amadjar).
The win marks Burna Boy’s first Grammy Award after being nominated last year.
While Wizkid bagged the award for the Best Music Video that featured Beyonce’s daughter Blue Ivy Carter and Saint JHN in Brown Skin Girl.
Nigerian female star, Tiwa Savage also got a Grammy award for contributing to Cold Play’s 8th album “Everyday Life ” which bagged the Album of the year ” award for the 63rd Grammy Award Show.
Lots of congratulatory messages have since flooded their timelines.
Uti Nwachukwu wrote on Twitter, “Huge congrats to BURNA BOY, TIWA SAVAGE AND WIZKID.
I am so so proud to be Nigerian right now. You guys keep making this country stand out positively via our entertainment industry. Well done yall!! Well done !!! #GRAMMYs NIGERIA TO THE WORLD!!!!”