Jubilation for Nigeria as Burna Boy, Wizkid Win Grammys

Nigerian afrobeat music stars Burna Boy and Wizkid have won their first-ever Grammy Awards. Burna Boy won a Grammy for the Best World Music Album after beating other strong contenders to the top spot. "This a big win for my generation of Africans all over the world and this should be a lesson to every African out there, no matter where you are, no matter what you plan to do, you can achieve it because you are king," Burna Boy said in his acceptance speech. Burna Boy's 2020 album, African Giant, was also nominated for Best World Music Album, but he lost to Angélique Kidjo. In the Best Music Video category, American singer Beyoncé's Brown Skin Girl took home the award. Wizkid was featured in the video.

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Burna Boy, Wizkid Win Grammy Awards

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