Burna Boy nominated for Grammy Awards

Nigerian Afro - fushion singer , Damini Ogulu, aka Burna Boy , has been nominated for the 62nd Grammy Awards .

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Ogulu ’ s nomination was announced in a statement on the Grammy Awards’ website on Wednesday.
He was shortlisted for his album , ‘ African Giant’ in the Best World Music Album category .
The category , according to the organisers, is for albums containing at least 51 per cent playing time of new vocal or instrumental world music recordings .
Other contenders in the category are Altin Gün; Bokanté and Metropole Orkest ; Nathalie Joachim and Spektral Quartet ; and Angelique Kidjo .
The Best World Album is one of the 84 categories being contested by artistes from different parts of the world .
The winner will be announced at an event slated for Sunday , January 26, 2020 .
Nigerians who had been nominated in the category in the past included Seun Anikulapo- Kuti, Femi Anikulapo- Kuti and King Sunny Ade.
Meanwhile , many Nigerian artistes have taken to the social media page to congratulate Ogulu for his nomination for the prestigious award .


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