5 Major Times Burna Boy Proved That He’s truly The African Giant

Mp3bullet.ng presents the top significant occasions in Which Burna Boy demonstrated that he is the African Giant.

5 Major Times Burna Boy Proved That He's truly The African Giant
5 Major Times Burna Boy Proved That He’s truly The African Giant

Burna Boy has cemented his legacy in the industry since well-known in 2012, and his accomplishments have established as the “African Giant.”

This is a man who despite the many obstacles and scandals that have trailed his almost decade career, keeps pushing his limits beyond the clouds.


Mp3bullet.ng put together a list of the major achievements that have back-uped Burna Boy’s talk about being the African Giant.

Winning BET Awards three times consecutively

Burna Boy Winner at BET Award

As winning the 2019 Best International Act at the BET Awards wasn’t enough for Burna Boy, he went and won it again in 2020 and 2021 making the record of being the first African act to bag three BET and win consecutively.

Grammy win

Nigerian musicians who set records in 2021
Burna Boy

It is a big deal for a Nigerian artist to be nominated for a Grammy. However, receiving two indicates that you are performing exceptionally well.

His first nomination came in 2020 thanks to his “African Giant” album but he lost to Angelique Kidjo.

The self-styled Odogwu no doubt came back twice as tall after his album, Twice As Tall, won a Grammy award for Best Global Album in 2021.

The Only guest artist with their own track on Beyoncé’s “The Lion King: The Gift” album

Beyonce enlisted African artists for her “The Lion King: The Gift” album and while most artists were paired together, Burna Boy was the only artist on the album to have a track all to himself. And did he deliver- Of course.

When he shut Madison Gardens

Burna Boy Madison Gardens

Burna Boy made history when he hosted fans to a thrilling night of at the Madison Gardens in New York.

The show wasn’t only sold out but was also watched online by thousands of fans across the world.

The electric night showed why Burna was mincing words when he referred to himself as Odogwu.


African Giant Album hitting one billion streams

Highest peaking Nigerian Afrobeats albums in UK iTunes history
Burna Boy – African Giant

Burna Boy’s game-changing album, “African Giant,” was published in 2019, and while it did not win the Grammy Award for Best World Album in 2020, it was a commercial and critical success.

Burna celebrated the album’s one-year anniversary in 2020, revealing that it had received one billion streams, making it one of the few albums by an African musician to do so.

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