In case you are wondering what Nigerian singer, Damini Ebunoluwa Ogulu, popularly known as Burna Boy said after winning the Best Global Music Album at the 63rd Grammys with his album, Twice As Tall, here it is.
Burna Boy broke the Nigerian music record at the 63rd Grammy Awards yesterday by winning a Grammy award for his album Twice As Tall.
He is the first Nigerian to win a Grammy in his second attempt.
Burna Boy’s win was announced at the award ceremony, which was hosted by TV show host, Trevor Noah.
Twice As Tall, Burna Boy’s fifth studio album, was adjudged one of the best to be recorded by the 29-year-old Nigerian-born.
The 29-year old, who was full of excitement about the achievement said the award is a big win for his generation of Africans all over the world.
In his acceptance speech, he said “Yes oh! Yes oh! Yes oh! Africa is in the House men! Africa, we are in the House!
“This is a big win for my generation of Africans all over the world!
“And this should be a lesson to every African out there: No matter where you are, no matter what you plan to do, you can achieve it.
“No matter where you’re from, because you are a king.
” Look at me now, Grammy Award-winning Burna Boy!
Still on the Grammy, Wizkid won the Best Music Video for his song with Beyoncé.
Tiwa Savage also won an honour at the Grammy for her collaboration with Coldplay.
Beyonce had a great night, winning four prizes and thereby breaking the record for the most-ever Grammy wins by a female artist, and the most by any singer, male or female.
Rapper Megan Thee Stallion also had a successful evening, taking home three awards including Best New Artist and pop powerhouse Taylor Swift won Album of the Year honors for the third time in her career.