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Sally Boss Madam Wins 2 Namibian Annual Music Awards

The singer-songwriter was the most nominated artist at the awards with 7 nods.

The Namibian Annual Music Awards (NAMAs) just went down, and Sally Boss Madam came out with two big wins.

The Namibian singer-songwriter was in the running for seven awards, including Album of the Year, Female Artist of the Year and Song of the Year for "What You Say."

Sally Boss Madam won two of those categories: Female Artist of the Year and Best R&B.

This was the eighth year the NAMAs honored Namibia's best music talent across different genres. The Awards took place on April 28 at Dome in Swakopmund.


As for Sally, she's currently promoting her 2017 album, My Black, which garnered praise for its mastery of Afro-fusion and Sally's ability to seamlessly move between different genres.

Check out Sally Boss Madam's "What You Say" below.

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Burna Boy performs at the Warner Music Group pre-Grammy party in Hollywood on January 2020. (Photo by Amy Sussman/Getty Images for Warner Music)

Burna Boy, Tinariwen, Michael Kiwanuka & More Nominated For 2021 Grammy Awards

The Nigerian star and Tuareg band are nominated in the newly named Best Global Music Album category.

The nominations for the 2021 Grammy Awards are in.

The awards show, which will be hosted by Trevor Noah, will see some of the world's biggest artists up for categories like Album of the Year, Song of the Year, Record of the Year and Best New Artist.

As we previously wrote about, the Grammys have renamed the international category of Best World Music Album to Best Global Music, in an effort to reportedly make it more modern and inclusive.

In that new Best Global Music Category, Nigerian afro-fusion star Burna Boy is nominated alongside Tuareg desert rock group Tinariwen, NYC afrobeat outfit Antibalas, Brazilian-American Bebel Gilberto and British-Indian sitar player Anoushka Shankar.

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