On March 14, 2021, Burna Boy, will perform at the 63rd Grammy Awards. The superstar who was nominated last year for Best World Music Album category will perform in the 63rd Grammy award which will be streamed live on Sunday, March 14, via Grammy.com.
The show will be hosted by Jhene Aiko and will start with a chorus from previous Grammy nominees including Gregory Porter, Afro-Peruvian Jazz Orchestra, Kamasi, and Regina Carter, performing “Mercy, Mercy Me (The Ecology), in honour of the late legend, Marvin Gaye.
Burna Boy was first nominated in the Best World Music Album category of the Grammy Awards in January 2020. However, Burna Boy lost the award to Beninese Musician, Angelique Kidjo.
‘Twice As Tall’, which is Burna Boy’s fifth album, was nominated for the Best World Music Album in 2020.
The 2021 Grammy Awards was initially planned to take place in January, but was later postponed to March due to the “deteriorating COVID situation in Los Angeles.”
The famous award show, which was planned to take place on Sunday, January 31, will now be aired on Sunday, March 14, due to Covid-19 complications.
In a statement released in Tuesday, January 5, the Recording Academy revealed that the rescheduling of the award show was put through after serious discussions with health practitioners, the host and a series of artistes that were supposed to perform in the award show.
Meanwhile, Nigerian indigenous rapper, CDQ, recently called out Burna for disrespecting Nigerian football star Obafemi Martins, also known as Obagoal.
He warned Burna Boy not to allow the title “African giant” get into his head.
He also accused Burna Boy of sending thugs after him. He shared a video on Instagram where he explained the experience. His shirt was stained with blood as he alleged that Burna Boy sent thugs to stab him.
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