Popular Nigerian Afro-fusion and dance hall musician, Burna Boy gained massive international recognition in one year which many people claim is bigger than all the achievements Wizkid has garnered over the years.
Who is more popular Wizkid and Burna Boy?
Burna Boy, also known as the African Giant, is the most popular musician in Nigeria today, Burna Boy tops the list of Most Streamed Nigerian Artistes on all visible streaming platforms with 8.47 billion combined streams, closely followed by Wizkid with 8.39 billion streams.
In only one year, Burna Boy received the BET award for the best international music act. He also performed alongside top musicians in the world at Coachella 2019. He also has a song on Beyonce’s executive-produced album The Lion King: The Gift. To crown it all up, he received a nomination from one of the most prestigious music awards in the world, the Grammy.
Wizkid is also the first African artiste to bag an award from the American Society of Composers, Authors and Publishers (ASCAP). Apart from music, he was also the first Nigerian – if not African – Musician ever to model for fashion giant Dolce & Gabbana.