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BURNA BOY WINS BEST INTERNATIONAL ACT AT THE 2021 BET AWARDS

Global Afro-fusion pioneer, Burna Boy was awarded Best International Act at the 2021 BET Awards last night, marking his third consecutive win in the category.

The groundbreaking Afro-Fusion artist’s fifth studio album TWICE AS TALL proved an immediate sensation, earning more than 5M worldwide streams within its first hour of release. Fueled 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 while receiving unprecedented worldwide critical acclaim. Among its countless accolades, 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). What’s more, TWICE AS TALL was named among 2020’s very best by a wide span of global publications, including The New York Times, The FADER, Consequence of Sound, British GQ, NME, Pitchfork, Vice, and Uproxx, to name but a few.

Burna Boy’s GRAMMY-Award Winning ‘Twice As Tall’ album is now available on exclusive ruby red gatefold vinyl worldwide here. Multiple merch capsules are also still available now: The Secret Flame comic book and comic inspired merch, African Giant collection, Twice as Tall collection, Monsters You Made collection and King collection. Get your gear now ahead of the upcoming shows here.

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BURNA BOY LIVE

2021:

7/2-7/3: Sumol Summer Festival 2021, Ericeira, Portugal

8/20-8/21: Blockfest 2021, Tampere, Finland

8/27: The O2, London, UK

9/11-9/12: Parklife Festival 2021, Manchester, UK

9/24-9/26: The Governors Ball Music Festival 2021, Queens, NY, US

10/8: Hollywood Bowl, Hollywood, CA, US

10/29-10/31: Outside Lands Music & Arts Festival 2021, San Francisco, CA, US

11/10: Accorhotels Arena, Paris, France

11/20: Arkéa Arena, Floirac, France

11/21: Zénith Nantes Métropole, Nantes, France

2022:

6/2-6/12: Primavera Sound Festival Weekend 2 2022, Barcelona, Spain

8/11-8/13: Way Out West Festival 2022, Gothenburg, Sweden

 

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