Tiwatope Savage, a Nigerian singer, and songwriter who goes by Tiwa Savage on stage, has been chosen to perform at the upcoming British monarch’s coronation.
The significant event is scheduled to take place at Westminster Abbey in London on May 6, 2023.
Tiwa Savage will join a star-studded lineup of performers for the coronation concert and Big Lunch on Sunday, May 7, 2023. These performers include Steve Winwood, DJ Pete Tong, Lang Lang, Lucy, Paloma Faith, and Olly Murs.
After his mother, Queen Elizabeth II, passed away, the monarch, King Charles III, and his Queen Consort, Camilla, will be officially crowned at the coronation.
The organizers said in a statement that Tiwa Savage was chosen to be one of the few African artists who would perform at the historic coronation concert.
“We are excited to announce that Tiwa Savage will be performing at the coronation concert alongside other world-class musicians. Tiwa Savage is an exceptional artiste with a unique blend of African and Western sounds. We are confident that her performance will add colour and excitement to the event,” the statement read.