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Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Wike has honoured Port Harcourt-born music star, Burna Boy after recently winning a Grammy award for the Best Global Music Album. The governor bestowed on the award-winning artiste, the second-highest honour of Distinguished Service Star of Rivers State (DSSRS). “We are going to bestow on our son, the second-highest award in […]Continue Reading
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The Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed, has congratulated music stars Burna Boy and Whizkid over their Grammy Award victories. In a statement issued in Lagos on Monday, the Minister described the much-deserved awards as fitting rewards for the persistent hardwork of the duo. He said the awards also represented a global endorsement […]Continue Reading
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Burna Boy’s ‘Destiny’, a song off the Afropop singer’s Grammy-nominated album ‘African Giant’, has been included in the official inauguration playlist of incoming US president and vice-president, Joe Biden and Kamala Harris. The playlist, which features artistes from different parts of the world, is said to be a representation of America’s diversity and also symbolises Continue Reading
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Burna Boy’s recent album, Twice As Tall, has been named as the most-streamed Nigerian album on the streaming platform, Spotify, in 2020. This comes shortly after, the album earned the singer his second Grammy Awards nomination.  The self-acclaimed African Giant secured the number one spot on as the most-streamed Nigerian album on Spotify in 2020 with […]Continue Reading
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After being nominated and losing to Angelique Kidjo for the 2020 edition of the Grammy, Nigerian singer and songwriter, Burna Boy, has made another comeback in the 2021 instalment of the awards. The singer was nominated in the Best Global Music Album category for his latest body of work, ‘Twice As Tall’. He was nominated […]Continue Reading