Burnaboy has received a 2020 Grammy Awards nomination in the Best World Music Category with his 4th album, African Giant, released in July.
The nomination is for albums containing at least 51% playing time of new vocal or instrumental World Music recordings.
In the same category are Anatolian rock and Turkish Psychedelic Folk band from The Netherlands, Altin Gün (GECE); Bokanté & Metropole Orkest Conducted By Jules Buckley (WHAT HEAT); Nathalie Joachim With Spektral Quartet (FANM D’AYITI) and Angelique Kidjo (CELIA).
African Giant is Grammy Nominated!— Burna Boy (@burnaboy) November 20, 2019
Its been a crazy day so Grateful
Special S/o to everyone on the album from the producers to co producers to featured Artists to Engineers.
I appreciate all your input to making the album. We should all be very proud#grammys #GRAMMYNoms pic.twitter.com/b0XGlOUbok