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Burna Boy Becomes First Nigerian To Perform On Grammys Main Stage


February 05, (THEWILL) – Despite losing all four nominations, Grammy-winning Nigerian artiste, Damini Ogulu, aka Burna Boy, shone bright at the 66th Grammys, making history as the first Nigerian and Afrobeats artiste to perform live on the award main Stage.

The crooner performed a medley of songs from his latest album, ‘I Told Them’ to a hyped audience at the Crypto.com Arena, Los Angeles.

He was later joined on stage by legendary singer, Brandy, and rapper, 21 Savage.

Burna Boy has previously performed at the Grammy Award Premiere Ceremony in 2021 when he won his first and only Grammy.

He also became the first Nigerian singer to be featured on the Grammy Awards cover along with other international singers featured on the official cover of the Grammy Awards.

Before the performance, Burna Boy lost the Best Global Music Performance award to ‘Pashto’ by Bela Fleck, Edgar Meyer and Zakir Hussain; Best Global Music Album to Shakti’s ‘This Moment’; Best Melodic Rap Performance to Lil Durk’s ‘All My Life’, and Best African Music Performance to Tyla’s ‘Water.’

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