Does Afrobeat Music Deserve Its Own Category at the Grammys?

Many music lovers were left disappointed when Nigerian singer Burna Boy failed to clinch the award. Burna Boy was nominated for Best World Music Album for his 2019 record African Giant but lost out to Beninese singer-songwriter Angelique Kidjo.  Supermodel Naomi Campbell took to Instagram where she urged the Grammy organisers to reflect on their view of "World Music" and called attention to the lack of recognition for the Afrobeat music genre.

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