His latest album ‘African Giant’ has been nominated in the Best World Album category. Other contendersfor the same win are 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.
Burna Boy joins the likes of other Nigerian acts Seun Kuti, Femi Kuti and King Sunny Ade who have been nominated in the same category.
Babatunde Olatunji, Wizkid, Timaya and Kah Lo have also been nominated for the Grammys butSikiru Adepoju remains the onlyNigerian to win this highly revered award.
The award ceremony will be held in February 2020. See the full list of the nominees here.