The 62nd Annual Grammy Awards ceremony, acclaimed to be the world’s most prestigious music honours, held on Sunday night at the Staples Center in Los Angeles, U.S.
Nigeria Burna Boy’s ‘African Giant’ album was nominated for Best world alongside Altin Gun (Gece), Bokante and Metropole Orkest Conducted By Jules Buckley (What Heat), Nathalie Joachim With Spektral Quartet (Fanm D’ ayiti) and Angelique Kidjo (Celia).
The highly coveted Best World Music Album is an honor presented to recording artists for quality albums in music genre at the grammy.
African legend, Angelique Kidjo, Sunday night won the Grammy’s Best World Music Album ahead of Nigeria’s Burna Boy.
Angelique Kidjo, however, hailed Burna Boy after picking up the award.
She dedicated it to him for “the immense work he’s done to put Africa on the global map.”
The Grammy Award nominees are albums containing at least 51 percent playing time of new vocal or instrumental World Music recordings.