Burna Boy gets 2023 Grammys nominations
Music star, Burna Boy, has been nominated in the 2023 Grammy Awards.
Burna Boy Grammy Awards nominations comes hot on the heels of a successful album and massive world tours.
The nomination list was released by the Academy on Tuesday, as the award ceremony is set for February 5, 2023.
Burna Boy’s latest album, Love, Damini, was nominated in the Best Global Music Album category, alongside other albums from international music stars.
The singer was also nominated for Best Global Music Performance for his hit track, “Last Last.”
Nigeria’s Tems also made an appearance on the nomination list as Future’s “Wait For U”, which he featured Tems and Drake made it to the nominations for the Best Melodic Rap Performance category.
While Tems was nominated alongside Future and Drake in the Best Melodic Rap Performance category for the song, ‘Wait for U’, Burna Boy received a nomination for the song ‘Last Last’ in the Best Global Music Performance category.
Tems, whose full name is Temilade Openiyi, also received a nomination for being part of Beyonce’s ‘Renaissance’ album.
The awards will be handed out on February 5, 2023 in Los Angeles.
Beyonce leads all contenders with nine nominations, followed by rapper Kendrick Lamar with eight, and pop diva Adele and balladeer Brandi Carlile tied at seven each.
Beyonce and her husband Jay-Z are now tied as the most nominated artists in Grammys history, with 88 each.
See full list of nominations below, including Burna Boy’s Grammy Awards nomination.
Best Global Music Album
Shuruaat – Berklee Indian Ensemble
Love, Damini – Burna Boy
Queen of Sheba – Angelique Kidjo & Ibrahim Maalouf
Between Us… (Live) – Anoushka Shankar, Metropole Orkest & Jules Buckley featuring Manu Delago
Shakura – Masa Tukami