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Burna Boy wins Grammy for ‘Twice as Tall’

In 2020, Burna Boy’s album, African Giant lost the category to Anqelique Kidjo’s reimagination of Celia Cruz’s music on the eponymous, Celia. 

 

Then on March 21, 2021, Burna Boy won the Grammy Award for ‘Best Global Music Album’.

Burna Boy beat Antibalas for Fu Chronicles, Bebe Gilberto for Agora, Anousha Shankar for Love Letters, and Tinariwen for Amadjar.

On November 24, 2020, Nigerian superstar, Burna Boy got his second Grammy nomination in the Best Global Music category. This award comes from his latest album, ‘Twice As Tall.’

Earlier in 2020, Burna Boy‘s album, African Giant lost the category to Anqelique Kidjo‘s reimagination of Celia Cruz‘s music on the eponymous, Celia. Some of those moments inspired Burna Boy’s Twice As Tall. Burna Boy spoke about some of that on the opening track to ‘Twice As Tall.’

 

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