Burna Boy set to perform at the 2021 Grammys premiere ceremony

Written by on March 3, 2021

Nigerian singer, Damini Ebunoluwa Ogulu professionally known as Burna Boy has been enlisted among artistes to perform at the 63rd Grammy Awards scheduled for March 14.
The ‘Ye’ crooner will perform at the event alongside Lido Pimienta, a Colombian-Canadian musician; Poppy, an American singer; and Rufus Wainwright.

According to the Academy, “all of the premiere ceremony performers and the host are nominated this year, as are most of the presenters.”

It added that the event will be hosted by Jhené Aiko, a three-time Grammy nominee.

Burna Boy is up for the ‘Best Global Music Album’ category for ‘Twice As Tall’, his 2020 album, at the forthcoming edition of the awards, this makes it the second Grammy nomination for the music star.

The 2021 Grammy Awards was originally scheduled to take place in January before it was postponed to March due to the “deteriorating COVID situation in Los Angeles.”

In a statement put out on Tuesday, January 5, the Recording Academy said the rescheduling came about “after thoughtful conversations with health experts, the host and artistes” set to perform at the event.






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