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Nigeria Confers Burna Boy With 'Distinguished Service Star' Award After Historic Grammy Win

Burna Boy: "I have collected honours everywhere in the world, but it feels different when you get it from home."

The Nigerian government has awarded Burna Boy with the Distinguished Service Star of Rivers State (DSSRS) title. The award was reportedly conferred in his hometown of Port Harcourt this past weekend. This follows Burna Boy's astounding win at the 63rd Grammy Awards two weeks ago for his critically acclaimed album Twice As Tall. According to reports, the DSSRS is the state's second-highest distinction award and is given in recognition of exceptional service or performance in any field of human endeavour.

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