Nigerian Grammy award-winning singer, Damini Ogulu, professionally known as Burna Boy has bagged double nominations in the forthcoming 2023 Grammy Awards.
The Port-Harcourt-born singer is enjoying a back-to-back nomination in the highly celebrated award show that will take place on Feb. 5, 2023.
Burna Boy was nominated in the “Best Global Music Performance” category for his “Last Last” single alongside; Arooj Aftab and Anoushka, Matt B and Eddy Kenzo, Rocky Dawuni featuring Blvk H3ro, Wouter Kellerman, Zakes Bantwini and Nomcebo Zikode.
He also bagged a nomination in the “Best Global Music Album” album for his “Love, Damini” Album, alongside; Berklee Indian Ensemble, Angélique Kidjo and Ibrahim Maalouf, Anoushka Shankar, Metropole Orkest and Jules Buckley featuring Manu Delago and Masa Takumi.
This comes days after he won ‘Best African Act’ at the MTV EMAS 2022
Naija News reports that Burna Boy who received the award for the second time edged out other nominees including Ayra Starr (Nigeria), Black Sherif (Ghana), Musa Keys (South Africa) and Zuchu (Tanzania).
Nigerian singer, Tems lost to the South Korean boy band, Seventeen who won the ‘best new artiste’ category.