Nigerian Afro-fushion singer, Damini Ogulu, aka Burna Boy, has been nominated for the 62nd Grammy Awards.
Ogulu’s nomination was announced in a statement on the Grammy Awards’ website on Wednesday.
He was shortlisted for his album, ‘African Giant’ in the Best World Music Album category.
The category, according to the organisers, is for albums containing at least 51 per cent playing time of new vocal or instrumental world music recordings.
Other contenders in the category are Altin Gün; Bokanté and Metropole Orkest; Nathalie Joachim and Spektral Quartet; and Angelique Kidjo.
The Best World Album is one of the 84 categories being contested by artistes from different parts of the world.
The winner will be announced at an event slated for Sunday, January 26, 2020.
Nigerians who had been nominated in the category in the past included Seun Anikulapo-Kuti, Femi Anikulapo-Kuti and King Sunny Ade.
Meanwhile, many Nigerian artistes have taken to the social media page to congratulate Ogulu for his nomination for the prestigious award.
MERCY AND IKE UNFOLLOW THEMSELVES ON INSTAGRAM
Well, it seems the media romance between the two former housemates, Mercy and Ike is over as it was discovered this morning that they have both used the unfollow button on themselves on the Instagram app. Their relationship which started in the Big Brother Naija house might have just hit the rocks barely few months after the reality Tv show.
We hope to get more gist about what might have transpired between them soon.
Fan advises Billionaire Ned about wife after he posted a pic of himself and wizkid
Nigerian billionaire Ned Nwoko got a free advise from one of his fans after he shared a pose with singer Wizkid at a recent event.
The twitter user gave out his unsolicited counsel, warning the billionaire to keep his beautiful wife, Regina far from Wizkid.
The blunt commentary from @oluwa_iyanu which read : “Keep your wife well o. E get reason.” may not be unconnected with recent events around the music star, especially as it relates to him now having three baby mamas.
The fan wrote: