- Grammy Award organisers have written a good piece about Afrobeat singer Burna Boy a few days after the release of this year's nominees
- The piece described the musician as the greatest Afrobeat singer in the world because he clinched two consecutive awards
- The organisers added that he was nominated for 'Best Global Album' consecutively for African Giant and Twice as Tall albums but won one
- In an exclusive chat with legit.ng, singer Okpiaifo Blessing Akhere said Fela remains the greatest Afrobeat artist in Nigeria and Africa
Grammy Award organisers have released an article about all the nominees of the 66th Grammy Award taking place in 2024.
Legit.ng earlier reported that Nigerian singers bagged numerous nominations for the much-coveted award.
In its piece on the Nigerian music star, the Grammys labelled Burna Boy greatest Afrobeat singer in the world.
The article said the singer got two consecutive Grammy nominations for two of his albums.
It also said the singer had collaborated with some of the best musicians in the world, such as Justin Bieber and Ed Sheeran.
See the article here:
Fans react to the write-up about Grammy nominees
Netizens have reacted to the article written by Grammy about Burna Boy. Here are some of the comments below.
"Tunde nor go post this one o."
"So Na you go tell us the biggest artist ??? Lmao ,Wizkid is my Number 1 ,You can’t force burna on me."
"But where is the lie? He’s the biggest."
"It’s now obvious to say Burna will definitely receive another Grammy."
"All these na compensation ! Baddest is taking that award !"
"Is Wiz a joke to you ppl
"Proud of my baby Burna."
"That’s no cap, big respect ODG."
"I don’t really like him ooo but I won’t lie his songs always hit no cap I won’t be surprise if he wins most of the awards."
"Kizz Daniel writes better songs.".
Akhere believes Fela is the greatest Afrobeat artiste of all time
In a chat with Legit.ng Akhere, said no singer can take the best Afrobeat title from Fela. though the Grammy nomination Burna Boy clinched is well deserved.
"Fela remains my all-time greatest Afrobeat singer, not just in Nigeria but in Africa. I don't totally agree with Grammy for saying that Burna Boy is the best Afrobeat artist in Africa.
She also noted that for a musician to be successful, they must put in so much hard work and ensure all music from their stable get streamed on major platforms. Making good music is also very important for a musician to succeed.
Burna Boy congratulates the artistes on the Grammy list
Legit.ng earlier reported Burna Boy caused a buzz online after he sent messages to Olamide, Davido, and other artistes nominated for the 2024 Grammys.
In a post via his X page, he said being listed among the great music acts to emerge on the nomination list was an honour.
The tweet generated reactions from Nigerians who did not believe it was the singer who wrote the post.