Global Afro-fusion artist Burna Boy was awarded Best International Act at the 2021 BET Awards last night, marking his third consecutive win in the category.
His fifth studio album Twice As Tall proved an immediate sensation, earning more than 5M worldwide streams within its first hour of release.
Fuelled by such singles as Wonderful, Monsters You Made (Feat. Chris Martin), Real Life (Feat. Stormzy), and 23, Twice As Tall – which features additional collaborations with Youssou N’Dour, Sauti Sol, and Naughty by Nature – debuted at #1 on Billboard’s US World Albums chart.
Twice As Tall received the 2021 Grammy Award for Best Global Music Album, having already made history as the first time a Nigerian artist received back-to-back nominations in the category (following 2019’s Grammy Award-nominated African Giant).
Burna Boy Live Dates
2/7 & 3/7: Sumol Summer Festival 2021, Ericeira, Portugal
20/8 & 21/8: Blockfest 2021, Tampere, Finland
8/27: The O2, London, UK
11/9 & 12/9: Parklife Festival 2021, Manchester, UK
24/9 & 26/-9: The Governors Ball Music Festival 2021, Queens, NY, US
8/10: Hollywood Bowl, Hollywood, CA, US
29/10 & 31/10: Outside Lands Music & Arts Festival 2021, San Francisco, CA, US
10/11: Accorhotels Arena, Paris, France
20/11: Arkéa Arena, Floirac, France
21/11: Zénith Nantes Métropole, Nantes, France
2/6 & 12/6: Primavera Sound Festival Weekend 2 2022, Barcelona, Spain
11/8 & 13/8: Way Out West Festival 2022, Gothenburg, Sweden