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Wizkid and Burna Boy Shine at the 41st International Reggae and World Music Awards

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The 41st International Reggae and World Music Awards (IRAWMA) lit up the stage with a vibrant celebration of musical talent and health awareness initiatives on March 22nd, 2024, at the Lauderhill Performing Arts Center in Fort Lauderdale.

Themed “Reggae Rise,” this special edition of the awards ceremony honoured outstanding artists and highlighted the importance of health awareness. Among the night’s biggest winners were Nigerian stars Wizkid and Burna Boy, who claimed impressive victories.

Wizkid, known for his infectious Afrobeat rhythms and captivating performances, was crowned Best Afrobeat Entertainer. This accolade cements his status as a global music icon, showcasing his immense popularity and influence.

Meanwhile, Burna Boy, celebrated for his unique fusion of Afrobeat, reggae, and dancehall, triumphed as Best African Entertainer. His ability to captivate audiences with his soulful melodies and meaningful lyrics has earned him worldwide recognition and a dedicated fan base.

Both artists are key figures in the Afrobeats movement, a genre that has taken the world by storm. Their success at the IRAWMA awards underscores the genre’s increasing global impact and the growing international acclaim for African music.

March 26, 2024

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