Anti-xenophobia concert Africans Unite has been cancelled following public outcry over Nigerian megastar Burna Boy being featured on the line-up. On Wednesday morning, organisers Phambili Media confirmed that after engagement with Burna Boy’s management a decision to withdraw his name from the line-up was taken.
The Nigerian singer, Burna Boy has now been nominated hours later for a Grammy Award for ‘Best World Music Album.’
In the nomination list for the 62nd Annual Grammy Awards which was released this afternoon (Nov.20), Burna got a nomination with his new album, African Giant.
The 28-year-old singer was nominated in the ‘Best World Music Album’ category alongside Angelique Kidjo, Nathalie Joachim With Spektral Quartet, Bokanté & Metropole Orkest Conducted By Jules Buckley and Altin Gün.
Burna Boy’s African Giant album is his fourth studio album. He released the 16-track album on July 26, 2019.