Nigerian music sensation Burna Boy, known as Damini Ogulu, has been confirmed as a performer at the 2024 Grammy Awards, sharing the spotlight with Luke Combs and Travis Scott.
The announcement was made by the Grammy organizers on their official social media handle on Monday morning.
The official statement from the organizers exclaimed, “Attention: African Giant @BurnaBoy will take the #GRAMMYs stage on Sunday, February 4th at 8 PM ET / 5 PM PT on @CBS.”
Burna Boy’s inclusion adds to an already impressive lineup of performers, including Olivia Rodrigo, Billie Eilish, and Dua Lipa.
Notably, Burna Boy has not only secured a performance slot but also earned three Grammy nominations in different categories.
The Afro-fusion star is nominated for Best Melodic Rap Performance for ‘Sittin’ On Top Of The World,’ Best Global Music Performance for ‘Alone,’ and Best African Music Performance for ‘City Boys.’
Burna Boy’s stellar achievements position him among international artists like Lido Pimienta, Poppy, Rufus Wainwright, and others. Jhené Aiko is set to host the prestigious event.
In addition to Burna Boy’s recognition, Luke Combs and Travis Scott have also been added to the lineup of performers for the 66th annual Grammy Awards.
Burna Boy’s Grammy nominations this year include Best Global Music Album (“I Told Them…”), Best African Music Performance (“City Boys”), Best Global Music Performance (“Alone”), and Best Melodic Rap Performance (“Sittin’ on Top of the World”).
The show promises more surprises with additional acts, presenters, and announcements in the coming weeks.
The 2024 Grammys will be produced by Fulwell 73 Productions for the Recording Academy, featuring executive producers Ben Winston, Raj Kapoor, and Jesse Collins.
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