Burna Boy who is the first Nigerian artiste to earn back-to-back Grammy nominations, will now also be the first-ever afrobeat act to perform at the event.
The talented singer, Jhené Aiko is set to host, and other artists performing include Lido Pimienta, Poppy, Rufus Wainwright among others.
The 2021 Grammy Awards were originally scheduled to take place in January before they were postponed to March due to the “deteriorating COVID situation in Los Angeles.”
The prestigious event which was set to take place on Sunday, January 31, will now air on Sunday, March 14, approximately a month and a half later.
The self-proclaimed African Giant is nominated in the Best Global Music category of the 63rd prestigious award show.
Other nominees in the Best Global Music Category include Tuareg desert rock group Tinariwen, NYC afrobeat outfit Antibalas, Brazilian-American Bebel Gilberto, and British-Indian sitar player Anoushka Shankar.
Check out a clip of what is said to his rehearsal for the show;
— Burna And Fans (@burnaandfans) March 2, 2021