Nigerian singer Burna Boy has, on August 8, 2019, received an appreciation message from the Recording Academy – the organisers of prestigious Grammy Awards.
The applause is coming after Burna Boy dropped his acclaimed studio album, titled ‘African Giant’. The album features world music heads, who also contributed to the album’s uniqueness, made it a standard and world-class musical project.
In a message shared via micro-blogging social media platform, twitter, the Academy described Burna Boy as a steadily ascending globally-loved superstar.
The tweet reads: “Burna Boy is steadily ascending as a globally-loved superstar, with his smooth, rich vocals and infectious beats that blend traditional Afrobeat, dancehall, hip-hop, trap, and more.”
.@burnaboy is steadily ascending as a globally-loved superstar, with his smooth, rich vocals and infectious beats that blend traditional Afrobeat, dancehall, hip-hop, trap, and more.https://t.co/8j4ipgrJ98
— Recording Academy / GRAMMYs (@RecordingAcad) August 8, 2019
Year 2019 has been very awesome for the hardworking singer, Burna Boy. Earlier this year, he delivered his debut performance at the Coachella festival, alongside Nigerian superstar Mr. Eazi, making them, two of the few performers from the continent of Africa.
The ‘Dangote’ singer proceeded to receive the ‘Best International Act’ at the recently held BET Awards 2019, an evidence that Burna Boy is indeed hardworking and his craft is being appreciated in the international scene.
Burna Boy also featured on American singer and arguably the biggest female singer in the world, Beyonce’s latest album, ‘The Lion King: The Gift’, on a track dubbed ‘Ja Ra E’. Burna Boy was among the six Nigerians featured on the star-studded body of amazing songs.
Burna Boy is no doubt soaring high!