Wizkid Vs Burna Boy’s Achievements In 2020 – Which Of Them Is The Greatest Artiste This Year?
Despite the whole unsteady and shaky ways the year 2020 shows, the Afrobeat music genre still soars higher with great achievements from many Afrobeat performers.
Afrobeat genre as a whole achieved many astounding milestones this year and big thanks to two these two big shoes who kept it real in 2020, Wizkid and Burna Boy.
These two afrobeat musicians achieved greater things this year and if without their achievements Afrobeat might have bot gathered the momentum it has this year.
Najaloaded made a quick run through the achievement of these 2 superstars in 2020;
Wizkid has no doubt being the most consistent product of Afrobeat for the past 10 years, he kept the game growing indefinitely.
Big Kudos Baba Zion!
Below are some of Wizkid’s Notable Achievement In 2020;
1. Grammy nomination
Wizkid has happened to be on the Grammy Awards nomination list for the second time.
With his contribution to Beyonce’s Brown Skin Girl nominated as the Best Video Of The Year – Wizkid might be getting a Gramophone if Beyonce’s Wins.
2. Wininng The BET Soul Train Music Awards
The 2020 edition makes it the second time Wizkid is wining the Soul Train Awards.
The Music video of “Brown Skin Girl”, by Beyonce featuring Wizkid won the Best Video of the Year.
3. MOBO Awards
Wizkid was named the Best African Act. So far, he has won the MOBO “Best African Act” and “Best International Act” Award at different times.
4. BreakTudo Awards
In the first quarter of 2020, Wizkid was nominated for the Brazillian Tudo Award with his song “Smile” with H.E.R.
5. Headies Awards Nomination
Wizkid got nominated in 6 different categories in the coming 2020 Headies Award.
Checkout his nominations below;
Artist of the Year
Song of the Year (Joro)
Best Collabo (Totori)
Best Recording of the Year (Smile)
Best Pop Single (Joro)
Headies Viewer’s Choice
Burna Boy has achieved so much in a few years, and 2020 is no doubt an exceptional and good one for him, racking win after win.
See some of Burna Boy’s achievement below;
1. 2nd Grammy Nomination
Burna Boy “Twice As Tall” was nominated in the novel “Best World Album” category in the 2020 Grammy Award.
The singer was nominated under the World Music Album alongside other entertainers like Antibalas, Bebel Gilberto, Anoushka Shankar and Tianariwen.
This is the second year in a row that Burna boy is getting a nomination in this category.
2. Best World Album at Edison 2020
Burna boy also won the ‘Best World Album’ award at the just-concluded 2020 Edison Awards.
His win makes him the first Nigerian to win the award, and the third African with Youssou N’Dour bagging it first in 1994 and Angélique Kidjo in 2018.
3. Highest Charting Project (Twice as Tall)
Burna Boy’s fifth studio album, Twice as Tall, released on 14 August 2020 became his highest-charting project so far, debuting at number 54 on the Billboard 2020.
This without a doubt is a huge achievement for the Afrobeats living legend.
4. Headies Awards Nomination 2020
Burna boy, being the African Giant that he is is among the few artistes to have many nominations in the Headies Awards 2020.
Here is a list of his nominations;
Artist of the Year
Album of the Year
Best Pop Album (African Giant)
Songwriter of the Year (Way To Big)
Best Recording of the Year
Headies Viewer’s Choice
5. Best International Act MOBO 2020
Burna Boy emerged winner the “Best International Act” at the 2020 Music of Black Origin (MOBO) Awards.
Having captivated the local and global audience with his signature sound and undeniable charisma.
Looking at the achievements board of these Afrobeat legends, one thing is certain that Afrobeat has come to stay forever.
So Guys 👇
With Their Achievements Listed Above – Between. Burna Boy & Wizkid, Who Is The Greatest Artiste This Year?
Let’s hear from you…
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