Wizkid, Davido, Burna Boy Named in Forbes Africa Icons List 2021
8 April 2021
Wizkid, Burna Boy, Davido (photo credit - Instagram)
Nigerian trio of Wizkid, Davido and Burna Boy has been recognized by American Business Magazine, Forbes as they were named in their 2021 edition of Africa Icons List.
The list which comprises Africans who have excelled in their various works of life for the year 2021 also had another NIgerian musician, Mr Eazi on the list.
Speaking to Forbes, Nigerian superstar singer, Davido who was at the top of the list told Forbes that it was the likes of Dbanj and Psquare who inspired him and also made it believable that it was possible to achieve great things with the music. In 2018, Davido was also listed in Forbes Africa 30 Under 30 list.
Grammy winner, Burna Boy was also recognized for his feat; winning the Best Global Music Album category at the recently held 63rd Grammy Awards. He was fifteenth on this list.
Wizkid, another Grammy winner for his contribution on Beyonce’s Brown Skin Girl was described as one of Africa’s biggest and brightest stars hence his inclusion on the list.
Mr Eazi who also made the Forbes Africa 30 Under 30 in 2020 list completes the list of four Nigerian superstar musicians who made the Forbes African Icons List 2021.