- Singer Burna Boy did not win his nominated category at the recently concluded Grammy Awards
- Several Nigerians flooded social media with reactions to the development
- Although the singer did not emerge as the winner, he was commended for the feat
The highly anticipated 2020 edition of the Grammy Awards finally went down on Sunday, January 26, at the Staples Center in Los Angeles.
Unfortunately, the hopes of many Nigerians who have been looking out for the award ceremony got dashed, as the only Nigerian, Burna Boy, who got nominated for the World Best Music Album category did not bring home the plaque.
However, it sufficed for many when a fellow African singer, Angelique Kidjo, who was nominated in the same category, was announced as the winner.
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Recall that Legit.ng previously reported that during her acceptance speech, Kidjo dedicated the award to Burna Boy, who has openly declared his love for her music on several occasions.
Although Burna Boy did not emerge winner, many fans of the music star flooded social media with reactions to his loss.
Read what some of them had to say below:
Many commended the self-acclaimed African Giant for managing to achieve the feat.
"Although he didn’t win the #GRAMMYAwards2020, I am very proud of the recognition that @burnaboy has received on the world stage today. Angelique Kidjo dedicating her win to him is the definition of grace and class. Burna is just 28. He will come again. Una know say him special," popular politician Joe Abah tweeted
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In a related story about the On The Low crooner, Legit.ng previously reported that he was seen performing at a reception ahead of the 62nd Grammy Awards. The talented singer was spotted on the staged dancing excitedly with his band as they performed for the audience.
It was reported that the reception event was held for the 2020 Grammy Awards, which took in the United States on Sunday, January 26.
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