Burna Boy makes it to Obama’s 2019 favourite songs list

Burna Boy may have already made it to BET and The Grammy‘s but in an unexpected turn of event has made it to Barack Obama’s favourite songs of 2019.

The former president of the United States sent social media agog after he tweeted his list of 35 songs of the year on Monday.

Nigerians especially were elated when Burna Boy’s hit song “Anybody”, which is off his African Giant album, appeared 6th on the list.

“From hip-hop to country to The Boss, here are my songs of the year,” Obama wrote on Twitter.

“If you’re looking for something to keep you company on a long drive or help you turn up a workout, I hope there’s a track or two in here that does the trick.”

African Giant‘ which is Burna Boy’s fourth album was released in July this year.

The award-winning Nigerian singer has topped off a stellar music year with a Grammy nomination and cemented his place as this year’s breakaway music star.

His 19 track album, ‘African Giant,’ was nominated alongside music heavyweights including Angelique Kidjo and Altin Gun.

He follows in the footsteps of Femi and Seun Kuti, (the sons of legendary musician, Fela Kuti) King Sunny Ade and other Nigerian music stars.

Source JiveNaija.com
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