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Wizkid and Burnaboy win Grammy Awards, See The First Nigeria-Born Artiste That Won It Four Times

Nigeria is blessed with lots of great artiste, two Nigerians have won a prestigious global award. Wizkid and Burna boy has made history and they are making Nigerians proud globally.

Wizkid whose real name is Ayo Ibrahim Balogun won the award for the Best Video alongside Beyonce, Guyanese singer, Saint JHN, and Blue Ivy for Brown Skin Girl, a track in the Lion King Album while 

Burna Boy whose real name is Damini Ebunoluwa Damini won his award in the Best Global Music Album category for his 2020 album, Twice As Tall. Many people have been praising them and congratulating.

However, some Nigeria's are saying that they are the first Nigerian born artiste to win the awards. In this article I will be sharing with the first born Nigerian artiste to win the award.

Her name Folashade Helen Abu professionally called Sade Adu was born on January 16th,1959 in Ibadan, Oyo State. Sade Adu is however the only Nigerian-born artiste who has received the prestigious Grammy award four times. 

However, she grew up in Essex, England, She is a singer, songwriter and actress who grew up in Essex, England. She won the prestigious Grammy award in 1986 for "Bst new artist" becoming the first artist of Nigerian origin to win it.

She then won it again in 1994 with “No Ordinary Love” for Best R&B Performance by a Duo or Group With Vocals. She is a wonderful woman now

She again won Grammy award third time with “Lovers Rock” in the Best Pop Vocal Album in 2002 and bagged her fourth in 2011 with “Soldier of Love” for Best R&B Performance by a Duo or Group With Vocals.

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Congratulations to wizkid and Burnaboy for making Nigerians proud. I hope this article have added to what you don't know. Wizkid and Burnaboy are not the first Nigeria born to win grammy award

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