“Grammy Don Turn African Giant to Common Person”: Netizens React to Burna Boy’s Award Loss
- Internationally renowned Nigerian singer Burna Boy was recently at the centre of conversations online after the 65th Grammy Awards was held
- Burna Boy was nominated in two categories but lost in both and this has led to a series of reactions from fans who have called out the Music Academy
- However, many other netizens have reacted to the loss in different ways as the singer got trolled with different memes
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Internationally recognised Nigerian Afrobeat singer, Burna Boy was recently the target of many vile comments online by trolls as he was dragged and made fun of for losing his two nominations at the recently held 65th Grammy Awards.
This is Burna Boy's 3rd Grammy Award nomination. He has only won it once with his album Twice As Tall in 2021 for the Global music album of the year.
Tems was the only Nigerian artist who got a Grammy Award in 2023 for her efforts in collaborating with Future in Wait For You.
Netizens, however, are having a field day trolling Burna Boy after he lost out on both categories he was nominated for at the awards.
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See how Nigerians reacted to Burna Boy's loss at the 65th Grammy Awards:
Read some of the comments by Nigerians about Burna Boy's loss at the 65th Grammys
"We dey Supreme Court like this, how dem go rob Odogwu?"
"Make una sha check on Odogwu o, we all know how he got sick and shii the last time he lost grammys."
"Na me wey dey cook ununu."
"So much hate in this world it’s sad how we rejoice over someone’s loss."
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"The rate of cyberbully in Nigeria is at the high side… something has to be done. Nigerians like bad news , just imagine what they are typing as if a win for one artist ain’t a win for the cowgirl country."
"Imagine trolling Burna Boy, first and only. Afrobeats artist to win a Grammy with his own. work for not winning another Grammy when your fav is yet to to win one. The jokes is on you."
"People too get bad mouth God pass una sha."
Reactions as Burna Boy’s Last Last Loses Best Global Music Performance Category
Meanwhile, Legit.ng recalls reporting that a lot of Nigerians were hopeful that Burna Boy's 'global' hit single, Last Last, would earn him another Grammy Award.
Last Last was nominated in the Best Global Music Performance category with four other songs.
Bayethe a South African tune by Wouter Kellerman, Zakes Bantwini & Nomcebo Zikode won the coveted category to the surprise of many.