Nigerians React to Burna Boy’s Grammy Nomination
By Dipo Omoware
Reactions have started coming in following Burna Boy’s Grammy award nomination.
The self acclaimed African Giant was nominated in the Best World Album category and Nigerians are loving it.
Wizkid was one of the first to congratulate the ‘Ye’ crooner.
King Burna!! @burnaboy ! 🏆🏆🏆❤️ congratulations blood! You deserve everything and more! From time G.— Wizkid (@wizkidayo) November 20, 2019
Afro-pop star Davido also congratulated Burna boy saying he deserves more than a nomination.
Congrats @burnaboy ... 🏆... you deserve more then a NOM .. 🖤— Davido (@iam_Davido) November 20, 2019
Adekunle Gold declared support for his fellow country man.
IDC about the rest of the acts on that list. Burna Boy is winning it! 🙌🏾— AG BABY (@adekunleGOLD) November 20, 2019
Patoranking on his part asked Burna Boy to bring the award home.
Huge congrats @burnaboy Go bring it home 💪🏻— PATORANKING (@patorankingfire) November 20, 2019
Celebrity disc jockey DJ Spinall also took to his twitter page to congratulate the Afro-fusion singer.
Burna Boy worked hard is ass off and never looked down on anyone. Always willing to collaborate anytime any day. No be today ! I’m glad I’m witnessing all of it. Congratulations again @burnaboy 🙌🏾— Top Boy (@DJSPINALL) November 20, 2019
Music journalist and critic Joey Akan, on his part believes the African Giant will clinch the award.
Burna Boy was nominated for a Grammy, but that's not news.— Joey Akan (@JoeyAkan) November 20, 2019
He is winning it. That's the real tea here. pic.twitter.com/wni6JJmyj9
Burna Boy has had an amazing 2019 so far. Some of the accolades he has gotten in this year include an MTV EMA award, BET Best International Act, Soundcity, Headies, AFRIMA Artist/Song of the Year.
He sold out the Apollo Theater, Wembley Arena, Partille Arena all outside his home country and performed at Coachella.
He also bagged a couple of endorsements and was part of Apple Music's Up Next Artist programme.