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    Afro Beat Star, Burna Boy nominated for 2020 Grammy Awards

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

    Nominations for the 62nd Grammy Awards were announced on November 20, 2019, at 2:30 pm.

    He was shortlisted for his album, ‘African Giant’ in the Best World Music Album category.

    Burna Boy’s album, African Giant got nominated in the Best World Album category. He was nominated in the category alongside Altin Gün for Gece, Bokanté & Metropole Orkest Conducted By Jules Buckley for What Heat, Nathalie Joachim With Spektral Quartet for Fanm D’Ayiti, and Angelique Kidjo for Celia.

    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.

    Congratulations have been pouring in like rivers on social media from both fans and peers.

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