The 2023 Grammy Awards held on Sunday night at the Staples Center in Los Angeles, U.S. came with some surprises as Nigerian singer, Burna Boy failed to win.
Nigeria’s Temilade Openiyi, better known as Tems, won the ‘Best Melodic Rap Performance’ category for her role in ‘Wait for U’, the 2022 hit song by Future, featuring Drake.
Adele, Beyoncé, Harry Styles and Kendrick Lamar were the major winners in the 65th annual Grammy Awards, which is internationally acclaimed to be the most prestigious music honours.
Beyonce received her 32nd trophy at the ceremony making her the most decorated artist in Grammy’s history.
Harry Styles won the album of the year for “Harry’s House.”
Other award winners include: Samara Joy (best new artist), Lizzo (record of the year) and Bonnie Raitt (song of the year).
Burna boy lost two awards at the ceremony, one to South Africa’s Wouter Kellerman, Zakes Bantwini & Nomcebo Zikode, who beat Burna Boy’s ‘Last Last’ to claim the award for the Best Global Music performance.
His album, “Love Damini” lost the best Global Music Album award to Japan’s Masa Takumi