Wizkid became the second Nigerian to receive a plaque after Burna Boy received his own few weeks ago
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His Mother and Manager, Bose Ogulu, disclose this on her Instagram handle
Crissfizzy, a Delta State born artist, told the News Agency of Nigeria on Friday in Lagos, that Burna Boy’s Grammy win was a breath of fresh air for Nigeria’s budding entertainment industry.
Ibelli, who cut the ribbon to declare open the Organised Basketball Network, Academy Arena, located in Lekki, Lagos, said he was delighted to be the Master of the Ceremony.
The BRIT Awards, simply called: “The BRITs,” are the British Phonographic Industry’s annual popular music awards.
Recall that The Eagle Online earlier reported that the state government organised a homecoming reception for Burna Boy, who is from the state, following the Grammy award he won.
On March 8, International Women’s Day, Nigerians joined the world to commemorate the cultural, political, social and economic achievements of women.
Grammy award-winning musician, Damini Ebunoluwa Ogulu popularly known as Burna Boy, arrived at his home town, Rivers State on Saturday, March 27, to attend his homecoming concert for winning the top international award.
The News Agency of Nigeria reports that the artiste, whose real name is Damini Ogulu, visited Wike in company of his parents, Mr. and Mrs, Samuel Ogulu, and his management team.
Last week, Nigeria’s name reverberated all over the world again, this time not for opaque-minded leadership, corruption, banditry, Boko Haram or Fulani herdsmen’s violence. In far away Los Angeles, at the 63rd annual Grammy awards, Burna Boy, real name Damini Ogulu, won the Best Global Music Album category with his Twice as Tall track, while Wizkid won the Best Video for his song with Beyonce.
Okonjo-Iweala on Tuesday in Abuja, while meeting with captains of industry sector, said with Nigeria’s large number of educated people, it has a comparative advantage in services with rooms to improve
The president’s congratulatory message is contained in a statement by his Senior Special Assistant on Media and Publicity, Malam Garba Shehu, in Abuja on Monday.
In a statement issued in Lagos on Monday, the Minister described the much-deserved awards as fitting rewards for the persistent hardwork of the duo.
Burna Boy won a Grammy for the Best World Music Album with his latest album: “Twice as Tall,” released in August 2020, defeating other strong contenders, including Antibalas, Bebel Gilberto, Anoushka Shankar and Tianariwen.
The win is coming through his duet with Beyonce on the song, ‘Brown Skin Girl’ off the 2019 album, ‘The Lion King.’
Wizkid was named the Best African Act while Burna Boy was named the Best International Act.
Describing the album, Time Magazine says “the latest album from Savage, a Nigerian singer-songwriter who many call the “Queen of Afrobeats,” is characterised by an infectious buoyancy”.
The News Agency of Nigeria reports that the “Wonderful” crooner was nominated in the Best Global Music category of the 62nd Grammys with his African Giant album, an award he lost to Angelique Kidjo, Beninese singer and songwriter, who had won the Grammys four times.
Mohammed made the position of the UN known via Twitter on Tuesday night.
Sowore earlier sent an invitation via a tweet in which he compared Burna Boy to late Afro-beat legend, Fela Kuti.