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Angelique Kidjo, Tems, Burna Boy, and more give outstanding performances at Glastonbury Festival. (Watch)



The UK’s biggest music bash, Glastonbury music festival, was held from the 22nd – 26th of June at Worthy Farm, Pilton, Somerset. First held in 1970, the festival is an annual celebration of contemporary performing arts. It also hosts theater, dance, comedy, circus, cabarets and other performing arts. After a two-year break due to the pandemic, the festival is back and bigger than ever.

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This year, the festival brought together many artistes spanning diverse genres and generations of music. Among them are talented African artistes, who represented the motherland with their electrifying performances. They are Angelique Kidjo (Benin), Burna Boy (Nigeria), Tems (Nigeria), Seun Kuti and his Egypt 80 band (Nigeria) and Sampa the Great (Zambia).

Watch some of their performances below:


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The multiple Grammy award winning legend was the most notable African entertainer at the festival.She graced the Pyramid and West Holts stages. Her energetic performance left fans in awe, as she displayed dancing skills which were not common for people her age.



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Tems live at Glastonbury: a tear-jerking impassioned set of pure musical fun



2022 is proving to be Tems’ year in the global music industry. Her performance at the Glastonbury festival was followed by two BET Awards, winning two of the three categories she was nominated for.


Burna Boy

The self-proclaimed Giant of Africa proved that he was worthy of his title with his amazing performances. He thrilled the crowd with his latest hit, ‘Last Last’, ‘Gum Body’, ‘Kilometer’ and others.



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Seun Kuti and Egypt 80

Seun Kuti and his Egypt 80 band played the West Holts stage. The Afrobeat artiste is currently in the middle of a tour of Europe and the US this summer.



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Sampa the Great

Talented Zambian rapper, Sampa the Great was also present at the festival. Early this month, she had also thrilled Australians with her performance at the Forum Melbourne. Here are the highlights from her time at the festival.



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