In a groundbreaking announcement, the Recording Academy revealed that Nigerian sensation Burna Boy, born Damini Ogulu, is set to grace the stage at the 2024 GRAMMY Awards. The prestigious event is scheduled to take place on Sunday, February 4, at the Crypto.com Arena in Los Angeles, USA.
Burna Boy, often referred to as the ‘African Giant,’ will share the limelight with renowned artists such as Luke Combs and Travis Scott. The news was enthusiastically shared by the Recording Academy on their official X handle, declaring, “Attention: African Giant @BurnaBoy will take the #GRAMMYs stage on Sunday, February 4th at 8 PM ET / 5 PM PT on @CBS.”
The Afro-fusion artist has earned three nominations at the 66th GRAMMYs, solidifying his status as a global music icon. His nominations encompass the Best Melodic Rap Performance category for ‘Sittin’ On Top Of The World,’ Best Global Music Performance for ‘Alone,’ and Best African Music Performance for the chart-topping hit ‘City Boys.’
Burna Boy’s inclusion in the stellar lineup of performers adds another layer of anticipation to the GRAMMY Awards, where music enthusiasts from around the world eagerly await his electrifying performance. Known for his dynamic stage presence and genre-blending music, Burna Boy continues to make waves on the international music scene, solidifying Africa’s influence in the global music landscape.
As the countdown to the 2024 GRAMMYs begins, all eyes will be on Burna Boy, ready to witness a captivating showcase of his musical prowess on the grand stage of one of the most esteemed music awards ceremonies worldwide.