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. Burna Boy recently won the Best Global Music Album category of the Grammy with his 'Twice As Tall' album.
The BRIT Awards, simply called, 'The BRITs' are the British Phonographic Industry's annual popular music awards. The organisers of BRITs awards took to its instagram handle @brits to announce the nominees of the 2021 edition.
"The nominees for #BRITs 2021 International Male Solo Artist are: @springsteen, @burnaboygram, @childishgambino, @tameimpala and @theweeknd ⚡️," organisers 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 Boy 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 is usually held in February, but due to the impact of COVID-19, it was postponed to May 11.