Nigerian Musician, Burna Boy won his first Grammys after being nominated in the Best Global Music Album category of the awards while Wizkid won the Best Music Video for his song with Beyoncé; Brown Skin Girl, from Lion King: The Gift album.
The Best Music Video award is given to the artist, video director and video producer.
Burna Boy who is a nominee for a second consecutive year, won with his Twice As Tall album.
His Twice as Tall album won the award over records by Antibalas (FU Chronicles), Bebel Gilberto (Agora), Anoushka Shankar (Love Letters), and Tinariwen (Amadjar). The win marks Burna Boy’s first Grammy Award after being nominated last year.
Burna Boy won the award months after the Recording Academy announced plans to change the name of Best World Music Album to Best Global Music Album, saying it’s a step toward “a more relevant, modern, and inclusive term.”
Wizkid won the grammy for his collaboration with Beyonce on the ‘Brown Skin Girl’ from the Lion King Album.