Burna Boy's 'Twice As Tall' Album Nominated for Grammy Awards
24 November 2020
Photo: Burna Boy/Twitter
By Khisa CJ
For a second year running, Nigerian singer and songwriter Burna Boy will be battling for a Grammy awards.
This is after his August-released album 'Twice As Tall' was nominated for the Best Global Music Album award at the 63rd Grammy Awards.
A list of nominees for the awards scheduled for January 2021 was announced on November 24.
In the Best World Album previously reffered to us Best World Music Album, Burna Boy will battle with four other nominees.
Here is the full list of nominees in the category:
'Fu Chronicles' - Antibalas
'Twice as Tall' - Burna Boy
'Agora' - Bebel Gilberto
'Love Letters' - Anoushka Shankar
'Amadjar' - Tinariwen
It is the second time that Burna Boy's album has been nominated for the Grammy awards.
His fourth studio album 'African Giant' was also nominated for the Best World Album category (now Best Global Music Album) in the 62nd Grammy Awards, a category that Beninese singer Angelique Kidjo won.
Burna Boy is hopping the 15-track 'Twice As Tall' executively produced by American rapper P Diddy will do better this time round and clinch the award.
Reacting to the nomination news, Burna Boy simply tweeted: "Another one ....... #TWICEASTALL."
Released on August 14, 2020, by Spaceship Entertainment, Atlantic Records and Warner Music, 'Twice As Tall' is a mixture of Afrobeats, Afrobeat, dancehall, pop and hip hop.
It was produced primarily by Telz, along with production from Rexxie, Timbaland and DJDS, among others.
The album features guest appearances from Youssou N'Dour, Naughty by Nature, Sauti Sol, Chris Martin and Stormzy.
Its lead single is 'Wonderful' was released on June 26, 2020.