Burna Boy to perform at 2024 Grammys
By Abimbola Mohammed
Nigeria Super star Damini Ogudu, popularly known as Burna Boy, has been added to the list of artists that will perform for the 2024 Grammys Awards.
The Recording Academy made the announcement on Monday that the ‘African Giant’ will take the stage at the ceremony on 4 February, in Los Angeles.
Burna boy joins previously revealed performers Billie Eilish, Dua Lipa, Olivia Rodrigo, Luke Combs and Travis Scott.
A statement on Grammy’s website, it read: “Burna Boy, Luke Combs and Travis Scott have been added to the performer lineup for the 2024 GRAMMYs. They join previously announced performers Billie Eilish, Dua Lipa and Olivia Rodrigo. The 2024 GRAMMYs air live Sunday, Feb. 4, on CBS and Paramount+.”
Burna Boy’s inclusion marks the first time an African artist will perform at the prestigious Grammys.
It would be recalled that, for the 2024 Grammy Awards, Burna boy was nominated in four categories: Best Melodic Rap Performance (Sittin’ On Top Of The World), Best Global Music Performance (Alone), Best African Music Performance (City Boys), and Best Global Music Album (I Told Them).
He took home the Best Global Music Album for Twice As Tall at the 2021 63rd Grammy Awards Premiere Ceremony.