Burna Boy and WizKid win at Grammy Awards 2021kampiiproductions | 15.03.2021 | 0 | World
Burna Boy won Best Global Music Album for Twice As Tall at the Premiere Ceremony of the 63rd GRAMMY Awards. This marks their first career GRAMMY win. They are the first winner of the recently renamed category, formerly known as Best World Music Album. Burna Boy and WizKid win at Grammy Awards 2021
After Losing last year to African Legend Angelique Kidjo. However, Kidjo dedicated her win to him, saying: “Burna Boy is among those young artists that come from Africa that is changing the way our continent is perceived and the way that African music is the bedrock of all music.” Burna Boy got to work and came back “Twice As Tall”.
The Grammys nomination described Twice As Tall as “A masterclass in the vibe and hustle that have made Burna Boy an international musical force“.
“[He] continues to torch limitations, seamlessly blending styles and genres and fearlessly fuelling the fire heating the melting pot of pop, Afrobeat, dancehall, reggae and more,” it said.
The album features a wide range of international artists such as Stormzy, Youssou Ndour, Naughty By Nature, and Chris Martin of Coldplay, and had Sean Combs (P Diddy) as executive producer.
Their album bested fellow nominees Antibalas, Bebel Gilberto, Anoushka Shankar, and Tinariwen.
Star Boy Wizkid also won an Award for the Best Music Video for his song with Beyoncé; Brown Skin Girl, from Lion King: The Gift album.