Grammy Award: “So many of you prayed that I don’t win” – Burna Boy to Nigerians
Multiple award winning Nigerian artiste, Burna Boy recently took to his verified Twitter handle to let a few things off his chest.
The singer, who won his first Grammy on Sunday night, March 14, for the Best Global Music Album, revealed that he did it on his own and his kids will beat their chest some day and say, ‘Daddy did it on his own.’
He also said he’ll never forget how people prayed for him not to win.
He tweeted: ‘My kids will confidently beat their chest and say “Daddy did it on his OWN, We can do it on our own”.’
He added: ‘When you KNOW yourself. NOBODY can tell you about yourself. KNOW YOURSELVES and never go against yourself.’
Burna Boy continued: ‘GOD is most definitely NOT A MAN. I will never forget how so many of you prayed that I don’t win. too dumb to understand that you also win if I win. No worry This is just the beginning. God is Great. “
It would be recalled that Burna Boy won the Best Global Music Album at the 2021 Grammy Awards.
Twice as Tall won the award formerly known as Best World Music Album over Tinariwen, Antibalas, and others
His album Twice as Tall won the award over records by Antibalas (FU Chronicles), Bebel Gilberto (Agora), Anoushka Shankar (Love Letters), and Tinariwen (Amadjar). The win marks Burna Boy’s first Grammy Award after being nominated last year.
Burna Boy’s recent wins include, The MTV European Music Awards (EMA) for ‘Best African Act’, The All Africa Music Awards album of the year and winner, ‘Best International Act’ for the Black Entertainment (BET) awards and The 2020 Dutch Edison Award for ‘World Album’. Burna Boy’s work and recognitions establish him as one of the biggest international acts in the world.