Burna Boy and Wizkid are the only Nigerian musicians to win the Grammy Awards. Wizkid won his own alongside Beyonce for the music video “Brown Skin Girl.”
Both Nigerian music artist recognition in the international community has done more good for the Nigerian music industry as they have both brought Nigerian music entertainment, especially Afrobeat to the world.
Wizkid and Burna Boy who has more awards?
Wizkid has received more than Burna Boy. Burna Boy signed with Bad Habit/Atlantic Records in the United States and Warner Music Group internationally. His third studio album Outside (2018) marked his major-label debut.
Wizkid is the most awarded African artist at the BET Awards (3), Soul Train Awards (3), Billboard Awards (3), iHeartRadio Music Awards (2), and MOBO Awards (6). He is also a recipient of an ASCAP plaque for his songwriting contributions to Drake’s “One Dance.
In addition, Wizkid was nominated in the Best Global Music Album and the Best Global Music Performance categories in the 64th Annual Grammy Awards for Made in Lagos Deluxe Edition and “Essence” respectively.