Award-winning Nigerian singer, Burna Boy, is a talented artist that has been making waves and making Africa as a whole proud. Recently, the African Giant, Burna Boy, was nominated for the Grammy Awards.
Now, the Dangote hitmaker has received a platinum plaque for Stormzy’s hit song titled, ‘Own It.’ Own It is from the album, ‘Heavy Is The Head,’ which British singer, Ed Sheeran and Burna Boy had featured on.
This is another win that is worth celebrating as Burna Boy has accomplished a great feat for the continent. The three artistes, Burna Boy, Ed Sheeran and Stormzy, collaborated to produce the popular song, ‘Own It.’ The hit song has successful snagged the number one spot on the UK chart and topped several charts.
The hit song, which was released in November last year, has over 600k sales. The music video has also garnered over 27 million views on YouTube.
The ‘Ye’ singer, out of excitement, has taken to his Twitter page to post a picture that shows him holding the plaque that was presented to him for being a part of the 2019 hit single, ‘Own It.’
Burna Boy captioned the post, ‘Platinum.’ The post showed off the iconic chimpanzee sculpture of ‘African Giant’ as well as the pictures where he held the plaque.
Burna Boy attended the 2020 Brit Awards in the United Kingdom earlier this week. There, he rocked the stage and thrilled the UK audience as he performed Own It and some other hit songs to his credit.