Why this Grammy loss for Burna Boy hurts differently

Burna Boy performing on stage at a concert [Burna Boy]

On Sunday, January 26, 2020, legendary Beninese singer Angelique Kidjo won the Grammy Award in the ‘Best World Music Category’ for her 2019 album, ‘Celia’ ahead of Nigeria’s Burna Boy. This was her fourth Grammy win overall.

The night before the awards, Burna Boy was in the top 5 trending topics on Nigerian Twitter as fans confidently voiced out their support and tweeted…