The All Progressives Congress (APC) has congratulated Nigerian Afrobeat sensations Burna boy and Wizkid on winning their first Grammy awards.


The 63rd edition of the awards witnessed Burna Boy and Wizkid win The Best Music Video and Best Global Music Album, respectively.

The APC felicitated with both singers via a tweet saying, “We celebrate Nigeria music afrobeat stars Damini Ogulu @burnaboy and Ayodeji Ibrahim Balogun @wizkidayo on their #GrammyAwards. The best is yet to come.”


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The Best Music Video and Best Global Music Album wins respectively marked their first career Grammy.

Burna Boy is the first winner of the recently renamed category, formerly called the Best World Music category.



Wizkid won as a featured artist on Beyoncé’s ‘Brown Skin Girl’ alongside Saint Jhn and Blue-Ivy Carter.

Other Nigerian artistes such as Tiwa Savage, Femi Kuti, and Made Kuti got nods for their contributions to Coldplay’s Everyday Life nominated for Album of The Year.

Femi and Made were featured on ‘Arabesque’ where Femi Kuti played a solo, and Tiwa Savage workeon ‘Eko.’


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