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Good luck, bring the honor home – DBanj congratulate Burna Boy..


Nigerian singer, Burna Boy has a big chance to be the first Nigerian to win a Grammy, and veteran D’banj is rooting for him to bring the award home.

The nomination of Burna Boy’s album, African Giant in the Best World Music Album category has generated loads of excitement.

He was nominated in the category alongside Altin Gün for Gece, Bokanté & Metropole Orkest Conducted By Jules Buckley for What Heat, Nathalie Joachim With Spektral Quartet for Fanm D’Ayiti, and Angelique Kidjo for Celia.

Taking to Twitter, D’banj wrote that he would love to see Burna bring the prestigious award home.

See Dbanj’s tweet below ;

Over the years,King Sunny Ade, Femi Kuti, Seun Kuti and Egypt 80, and Babatunde Olatunji, have all been nominated for the Grammy Award, but none brought it home.


#Newsworthy…

2020 Grammy: Burna Boy, Swae Lee Nominated. (See full Nominees)…


Here is a list of nominees in the major categories for the 62nd annual Grammy Awards, which will be handed out on Sunday in Los Angeles:

Album of the Year –

Bon Iver, “i, i”

Lana Del Rey, “Norman Fucking Rockwell!”

Billie Eilish, “When We All Fall Asleep, Where Do We Go?”

Ariana Grande, “thank u, next”

H.E.R., “I Used To Know Her”

Lil Nas X, “7”

Lizzo, “Cuz I Love You (Deluxe)”

Vampire Weekend, “Father Of The Bride”

Record of the Year, recognizing overall performance on a song –

Bon Iver, “Hey, Ma”

Billie Eilish, “Bad Guy”

Ariana Grande, “7 Rings”

H.E.R., “Hard Place”

Khalid, “Talk”

Lil Nas X featuring Billy Ray Cyrus, “Old Town Road”

Lizzo, “Truth Hurts”

Post Malone and Swae Lee, “Sunflower”

Song of the Year, recognizing songwriting

Lady Gaga, Natalie Hemby, Hillary Lindsey and Lori McKenna, “Always Remember Us This Way” (from “A Star Is Born”)

Billie Eilish and Finneas O’Connell, “Bad Guy”

Brandi Carlile, Phil Hanseroth, Tim Hanseroth and Tanya Tucker, “Bring My Flowers Now”

H.E.R., Ruby Amanfu, Sam Ashworth, D. Arcelious Harris and Rodney Jerkins, “Hard Place”

Taylor Swift, “Lover”

Lana Del Rey and Jack Antonoff, “Norman Fucking Rockwell!”

Lewis Capaldi, Tom Barnes, Pete Kelleher, Benjamin Kohn and Sam Roman, “Someone You Loved”

Lizzo, Steven Cheung, Eric Frederic and Jesse Saint John, “Truth Hurts”

Best New Artist –

Black Pumas

Billie Eilish

Lil Nas X

Lizzo

Maggie Rogers

Rosalia

Tank And The Bangas

Yola

Best Music Video –

The Chemical Brothers, “We’ve Got to Try”

Gary Clark Jr, “This Land”

FKA twigs, “Cellophane”

Lil Nas X and Billy Ray Cyrus, “Old Town Road”

Tove Lo, “Glad He’s Gone”

Best Rap Album –

Dreamville, “Revenge Of The Dreamers III”

Meek Mill, “Championships”

21 Savage, “I Am > I Was”

Tyler, The Creator, “Igor”

YBN Cordae, “The Lost Boy”

Best Rock Album –

Bring Me The Horizon, “Amo”

Cage The Elephant, “Social Cues”

The Cranberries, “In The End”

I Prevail, “Trauma”

Rival Sons, “Feral Roots”

Best Pop Vocal Album –

Beyonce, “The Lion King: The Gift”

Billie Eilish, “When We All Fall Asleep, Where Do We Go?”

Ariana Grande, “thank u, next”

Ed Sheeran, “No. 6 Collaborations Project”

Taylor Swift, “Lover”

Best Alternative Music Album –

Big Thief, “U.F.O.F.”

James Blake, “Assume Form”

Bon Iver, “i, i”

Vampire Weekend, “Father of the Bride”

Thom Yorke, “Anima”

Best World Music Album –

Altin Gun, “Gece”

Bokante & Metropole Orkest conducted by Jules Buckley, “What Heat”

Burna Boy, “African Giant”

Nathalie Joachim with Spektral Quartet, “Fanm D’Ayiti”

Angelique Kidjo, “Celia”


#Newsworthy ..

Burna boy, 11 other Nigerian celebrities nominated for 2020 Grammy Award. (Check Nominees)

Burna Boy’s album, African Giant has got many talking as it got nominated in the Best World Music Album category in the 2020 Grammy Awards.

Just as Burna, there are other Nigerians who got nominated too.

Below is a list of Nigerians who got nominated for their own work

° Mr. Eazi

profession: Artiste, Performer, Songwriting

Nominated For: The Lion King: The Gift (By Beyonce), Oasis (by J Balvin and Bad Bunny)
Category: Best Pop Vocal Album (Performer/Songwriter on ‘Don’t Jealous Me,’ ‘Keys To The Kingdom’), Best Latin Rock, Urban or Alternative Album (featured on ‘Como Un Bebe’)

Year: 2020

Status: TBA

° Legendury Beatz

Profession:Producer, Composer

Nominated For: Oasis (by J Balvin and Bad Bunny)

Category: Best Latin Rock, Urban or Alternative Album (Produced Como Un Bebe)

Year: 2020

Status: TBA

° Bankulli (Abisagboola Oluseun)

Profession: Composer, Songwriter

Nominated For: The Lion King: The Gift (By Beyonce)

Category: Best Pop Vocal Album (Songwriter on ‘Find Your Way Back (Circle of Life)’)

Year: 2020

Status: TBA

° Profession: Composer, Producer

Nominated For: The Lion King: The Gift (By Beyonce)

Category: Best Pop Vocal Album (Songwriter on ‘Find Your Way Back (Circle of Life)’)

Year: 2020

Status: TBA

° Burna Boy

Profession: Artiste, Performer

Nominated For: African Giant (2020), The Lion King: The Gift (By Beyonce)

Category: Best World Music Award, Best Pop Vocal Album (Performed/Wrote ‘Ja Ara E’)

Year: 2020

Status: TBA

° Tekno

Profession: Composer, Producer

Nominated For: The Lion King: The Gift (By Beyonce)

Category: Best Pop Vocal Album (Songwriter/Performer on ‘Don’t Jealous Me’)

Year: 2020

Status: TBA

° Yemi Alade

Profession: Composer, Songwriter, Performer

Nominated For: The Lion King: The Gift (By Beyonce)

Category: Best Pop Vocal Album (Songwriter/Performer on ‘Don’t Jealous Me,’ and ‘My Power’)

Year: 2020

Status: TBA

° P2J

Profession: Composer, Producer

Nominated For: The Lion King: The Gift (By Beyonce)

Category: Best Pop Vocal Album (Produced ‘Ja Ara E,’ ‘Water’ and ‘Keys To The King’ ‘Scar’)

Year: 2020

Status: TBA

° Wizkid

Profession: Songwriter, Performer

Nominated For: The Lion King: The Gift (By Beyonce)

Category: Best Pop Vocal Album (Performed ‘Brown Skin Girl’ )

Year: 2020

Status: TBA

° Tiwa Savage

Profession: Songwriter, Performer

Nominated For: The Lion King: The Gift (By Beyonce)

Category: Best Pop Vocal Album (Produced ‘Keys To The Kingdom’ )

Year: 2020

Status: TBA

° Northboi

Profession: Composer, Producer

Nominated For: The Lion King: The Gift (By Beyonce)

Category: Best Pop Vocal Album (Produced ‘Keys To The Kingdom’ )

Year: 2020

Status: TBA

#Newsworthy…