Award-winning Nigerian singer, Damini Ebunoluwa Ogulu better known as Burna Boy has been listed to perform during the 63rd Grammy Awards.
The Recording academy has announced details for the premiere ceremony ahead of the annual Grammy Awards telecast this month.
Burna Boy is to perform at the premiere ceremony which will take place on Sunday, March 14th.
The ‘Ye’ crooner who has been nominated in the ‘Best Global Music Album’ category for his ‘Twice As Tall’ album will perform alongside Jimmy ‘Duck’ Holmes, Igor Levit, Lido Pimienta, Rufus Wainright, and jazz band Terri Lyne Carrington + Social Blues.
The premiere ceremony would be hosted by three-times Grammy nominee, Jhene Aiko while the show proper would be hosted by South Africa’s Trevor Noah.
Burna Boy would be the first ever Afrobeat singer to perform at the Grammy Awards. The two time Grammy nominee has also performed at the BET awards(US) and Brits awards(UK) main stage.
In other the news, Oluwaburna as the Nigerian singer is popularly called got people talking recently after he was called out by rapper, CDQ Olowo for disrespecting Nigerian superstar footballer, Obafemi Martins in a Lagos night club.