2021 BRIT Awards: Burna Boy nominated for International Male Solo Artist

Nigerian Grammy-award-winning singer, Damini Ogulu, a.k.a Burna Boy, has been nominated for International Male Solo Artist category of the 41st edition of the BRITs Awards.

The BRIT Awards, simply called ‘The BRITs’, are the British Phonographic Industry’s annual popular music awards.

The nominees for the 2021 BRITs awards were announced by its organisers on its instagram handle.

“The nominees for #BRITs 2021 International Male Solo Artist are: @springsteen, @burnaboygram, @childishgambino, @tameimpala and @theweeknd ⚡️,” they wrote.

The renowned “Way Too Big” singer was nominated along with American singer and rapper, Donald Glover, veteran music icon, Bruce Springsteen, record producer, Tame Impala and Canadian singer, The Weeknd.

In 2020, Burna was nominated alongside veteran American icon, Bruce Springsteen, Irish singer-songwriter, Dermot Kennedy, American singer and rapper, Post Malone and American rapper, Tyler, the Creator in the same category.

He lost the award to Tyler, ‘The Creator’.

The award ceremony which is usually held in February was postponed to May 11  due to the impact of COVID-19.

Burna Boy, 29, who was nominated for the second consecutive year, won the Grammy for Best Global Music Album category with his `Twice As Tall’ album, defeating four other nominees.

The 63rd edition of the Grammy Awards, which held in Los Angeles, USA, is often described as “music’s biggest night”.


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