- Burna Boy is set to make history as the first African to ever perform at the 66th Grammys Awards.
- On June 10 2023, Burna Boy became the first artist from Africa to perform at the UEFA Champions League final kick-off show by Pepsi.
Damini Ebunoluwa Ogulu better known as Burna Boy has been added to the performer lineup in the 2024 Grammys.
The Afrobeat star will be performing alongside great acts in the music scene such as Billie Eilish, Dua Lipa, Travis Scott, Luke Combs, Olivia Rodrigo and other musical luminaries.
Burna Boy is set to make history as the first African to ever perform at the 66th Grammys Awards.
This is a monumental time for African music as it will not only be showcased in the prestigious event but will also serve as a launching pad for the global audience.
An achievement of this magnitude accentuates the African Giant’s indelible mark on the global music scene.
More importantly, it signifies a notable step forward for the inclusion and amplification of African artists in major international award ceremonies.
The singer, songwriter and record producer songs have been making a global footprint at a steady pace so much so that his song "Destiny" was included in the playlist at the inauguration of US President Joe Biden.
On June 10 2023, Burna Boy became the first artist from Africa to perform at the UEFA Champions League final kick-off show by Pepsi.
He has collaborated with notable names on the global music stage such as Jorja Smith, Ed Sheeran, Sam Smith and the like.
As a testament to his prowess and contribution to music, in November 2023 he was nominated for four Grammy awards making him the most nominated Nigerian artist in Grammy history with ten total career nominations.
He is also the first Nigerian to have nominations in five consecutive years from 2019 to 2023.
The Grammy Awards which is known for honouring musical excellence has recognised Burna Boy’s exceptional contribution giving him a platform to share with the world the treasure and beauty of African music.
He is slated to perform at the 66th Grammy Awards on Sunday, February 4, which will broadcast live on CBS Television Network from the Crypto.com arena in Los Angeles.