Nigerian superstar, Burna Boy on January 11, 2020, was nominated for Best International Male Artist at the BRIT Awards 2020.
Burna Boy was nominated alongside Bruce Springsteen, Dermot Kennedy, Tyler The Creator and Post Malone. This also comes after the Grammy nomination that Burna Boy received from his critically-acclaimed album, African Giant.
The BRIT Awards 2020 will be the 40th edition of the British Phonographic Industry’s annual pop music awards. When the award holds on February 18, 2020, Jack Whitehall will host it for the third year running. Nominations are led by British rapper of Nigerian descent, Dave and singer, Lewis Capaldi.
In 2019, Burna Boy had some major collaborations with British artists like Dave, Mahalia, Jorja Smith (twice), Wretch 32 and Stormzy. Those songs also charted within the top 10 of the Official UK Singles chart. ‘Own It,’ his collaboration with Stormzy and Ed Sheeran his No. 1.
About Burna Boy (Credit: wikipedia.org)
Damini Ebunoluwa Ogulu (born 2 July 1991), known professionally as Burna Boy, is a Nigerian singer and songwriter.He rose to prominence in 2012 after releasing “Like to Party”, the lead single from his debut studio album L.I.F.E (2013).
In 2017, Burna Boy signed with Bad Habit/Atlantic Records in the United States and Warner Music Group internationally. His third studio album Outside (2018) marked his major-label debut.In 2019, he won Best International Act at the 2019 BET Awards.