Burna Boy won Best Global Music Album for Twice As Tall at the Premiere Ceremony of the 63rd GRAMMY Awards. This marks their first career GRAMMY win. They are the first winner of the recently renamed category, formerly known as Best World Music Album.Their album bested fellow nominees Antibalas, Bebel Gilberto, Anoushka Shankar and Tinariwen.
The Grammys nomination described twice as tall as “a masterclass in the vibe and hustle that have made Burna boy an international musical force”. But it was his 2019 African Giant album that Burna Boy really hit the international scene and earned his first Grammys nomination.
Burna Boy, real name Damini Ogulu, a nominee for a second consecutive year, won with his “Twice as tall” album.