Grammy Award winning artiste, Burna Boy has announced the release of his forthcoming album, Love, Damini. He made the confirmation on April 28 April, 2022, during his concert at Madison Square Garden, New York, USA. The new album comes two years after the release of his fifth studio album, Twice as Tall (2020), which earned his highest placement on the Billboard 200 chart, debuting at No. 54 on the list. His previous album, 2019’s African Giant, debuted at No. 104 on the list.
Burna Boy is the first Nigerian artist to headline a concert at New York’s Madison Square Garden Love, Damini is set to be released in celebration of his 31st birthday in July.
According to Billboard, Burna Boy has gained global success beyond his native Africa and the U.S., with his music also charting in Germany, Italy, Canada, Mexico, Spain, Switzerland, France and the U.K. With international stardom, Burna’s album Twice as Tall topped the World Albums tally, where it charted for 12 weeks. African Giant was also a top 10 hit, peaking at No. 6 on the World Albums list, where it charted for a whopping 36 weeks. Burna Boy has also appeared on the Top Triller Global chart five times, with his collaborative track “Miss You Bad” with fellow Nigerian artist Mr. Eazi earning the No. 1 spot earlier this month.
Burna Boy will perform at the Billboard Music Awards in Las Vegas on May 15.