Nigerian superstar Burna Boy’s album, ‘Twice as Tall’ has been nominated for Best Global Music Album at the 2021 Grammy Awards.
Burna faces stiff competition from Bebel Gilberto and his ‘Agora’ album, and Anoushka Shankar’s Loveletters.
The Nigerian star’s album, African Giant was nominated in the same category for this year’s Grammys but lost to four-time Grammy award winner Angelique Kidjo.
“Another one ……. #TWICEASTALL,” Burna Boy wrote on Twitter minutes after his nomination was announced by Megan Thee Stallion.
Earlier, the Recording Academy announced that TV host and comedian Trevor Noah will host the award show. It would mark Noah’s first time hosting the Grammys, which will be held Jan. 31.
Earlier this year Noah competed for his first Grammy Award. The 36-year-old Emmy winner was nominated for best comedy album with “Son of Patricia” but lost to Dave Chappelle.
“Despite the fact that I am extremely disappointed that the GRAMMYs have refused to have me sing or be nominated for best pop album, I am thrilled to be hosting this auspicious event,” Noah said in a statement. “I think as a one-time GRAMMY nominee, I am the best person to provide a shoulder to all the amazing artists who do not win on the night because I too know the pain of not winning the award! See you at the 63rd GRAMMYs!”