In a groundbreaking moment for African music, Nigerian sensation Burna Boy is gearing up for his debut performance at the 2024 Grammy Awards ceremony. The event, scheduled for February 4, 2024, at the Crypto.com Arena in Los Angeles, will witness Burna Boy taking the Grammy stage alongside an illustrious lineup featuring Luke Combs, Travis Scott, Billie Eilish, Dua Lipa, and Olivia Rodrigo.
While the African music scene has seen various nominations over the years, Burna Boy’s performance marks an unprecedented milestone, as he becomes the first artist from the continent to grace the Grammy stage. His inclusion in the star-studded performer lineup reflects the global recognition and influence of his musical prowess.
In addition to this historic performance, Burna Boy has clinched nominations in four categories at the 2024 Grammy Awards. The categories include Best Global Music Album for “I Told Them,” the inaugural Best African Music Performance for “City Boys,” Best Global Music Performance for “Alone,” and Best Melodic Rap Performance for “Sittin’ On Top Of The World.”
This isn’t Burna Boy’s first Grammy rodeo; having secured the Best Global Music Album award for “Twice As Tall” at the 63rd Grammy Awards in 2021, he now adds another remarkable chapter to his Grammy journey. As fans anticipate his performance and root for his victories in the nominated categories, Burna Boy’s presence at the Grammys further cements his status as a global music icon.