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Nigerian music star Damini Ogulu, popularly known as Burna Boy has won the” Best Afrobeats Acts” Billboard Music Award.
Burna Boy, who won his first Grammy earlier this year, dedicated the latest award in his collection to Africa and every artist coming out of the region.
Billboard is the latest body to add an Afrobeats category, reflecting the genre’s global popularity.
Speaking in a recorded video, the award winner assured his fans that many good things are still coming.
— Burna Boy (@burnaboy) November 20, 2023
Another Nigerian music superstar, Rema, also won an award for the ”best Afrobeats song” for his record-breaking song ”Calm Down”, which has smashed multiple streaming and chart records.
Accepting the award, Rema thanked his fans for their support, describing the prize as “a celebration of unity and the global dominance of Afrobeats”.