2020 was quite the year for the Afrobeat Star, Burna Boy and momentum is still going on for him
The 63rd Grammy Awards is being held in Los Angeles. Traditionally billed as “music’s biggest night”, this year’s ceremony is different because of the coronavirus pandemic. There is no audience, and performers have been separated onto five stages, arranged in a circle inside the Los Angeles Convention Center to maintain social distancing.
Burna Boy won Best Global Music Album for Twice As Tall at the Premiere Ceremony of the 63rd GRAMMY Awards and this marks his first career GRAMMY win.
They are the first winner of the recently renamed category formerly known as Best World Music Album.
His 2020 album, Twice As Tall was up against records by Antibalas (FU Chronicles), Bebel Gilberto (Agora), Anoushka Shankar (Love Letters), and Tinariwen (Amadjar).
Burna Boy, who was also up for a Grammy last year, is the first recipient of the newly re-named Best Global Music Album category, which was formerly Best World Music Album, a choice meant to reflect a more
Wizkid also snagged an award in the Best Music Video category for his collaboration with Beyonce on “Brown Skin Girl”.