Nigerian artist, songwriter, and multiple-award-winning singer Damini Ebunoluwa Ogulu well known as Burna Boy is one of the versatile and most respected artists in Nigeria and Africa as a whole.
Burna Boy has pulled off series of achievements in his music career and is still sailing through the international waves. It’s no news that anytime Burna Boy’s name is mentioned, the names that naturally follow are Davido and Wizkid.
This article is not to compare the three artists but to weigh how all three have contributed their quota to the music industry and also how far each artist has gone in terms of their music careers.
Three big achievements of Burna Boy
- The 29-year old artist Burna Boy has proven that he is indeed the African Giant as he has been recognised internally on several occasion. Burna Boyhas won the international BET award for the Best International act 3 times in a row. He was the first Nigerian to win the award three times in a row from 2019-2021.
2. Secondly, Burna Boy became the first and only Nigerian musician to receive back-to-back international Grammy award nominations ahead of Davido and Wizkid. In 2019, his popular album “African Giant” was nominated, and in 2020 his album “Twice as Tall” was nominated.
3. After he received two nominations in the Grammy award from 2019-2020, he finally swept an award with his album “Twice as Tall” as the Best World Music Album at the 63rd international award.