As Nigerians react
Angelique Kidjo dedicates Grammy’s award to Burna Boy. Nigerian singer Burna Boy has won the hearts of many fans across Africa and the world. Burna Boy has received massive support prior to the awards night and even after the results were announced.
Angelique Kidjo won the Best World Music Album award at the 2020 Grammy awards, ahead of other nominees including Burna Boy, Nathalie Joachim, Altin Gun, and Bokante.
Highlight of the evening was when the Benin Republic born singer-songwriter, actress, and activist who is noted for her diverse musical influences and creative music videos, after receiving the award dedicated it to Burna Boy saying the Nigerian artiste was one of the few African artistes changing the way African music was viewed in the Western world.
Nigerians have since reacted to Burna Boy’s loss on social media. See some of the reactions;
Dr. Joe Abah wrote “Although he didn’t win #GRAMMYAwards2020, I am very proud of the recognition…
Source: Vanguard Newspaper