Days after Burna Boy’s album “Twice as tall” won the Grammy award, it has shot to the number 1 spot in the Naija top albums category of Apple music streaming platform.
Apple Music’s official Twitter handle, gave the information.
The tweet read:
Recall that Burna Boy and Wizkid got Grammys for their respective works on Sunday at the 63rd Grammy Award ceremony which held in US.
Burna Boy, who is a nominee for a second consecutive year, beat four others including the Malian band, Tinariwen to clinch the award for the Best Global Music Album category for his album “Twice As Tall.”
The Federal government and other stakeholders and fans have continued to send their congratulatory messages and also commend the duo ( with Wizkid) for putting Nigeria on the global map.
American-based recording company, Atlantic records sent a congratulatory message posting,
The Grammy is seen as the highest award recognition in the global music industry.
In responding to his first ever Grammy win, Burna Boy said the award was an inspiration to all African artistes in his generation that possibilities abound if one puts their mind to it.
Born as Damini Ebunoluwa Ogulu, Burna Boy is a self-styled Nigerian singer and songwriter and recording artiste. He rose to prominence in 2012 after releasing “Like to Party”, the lead single from his debut studio album L.I.F.E.