Nigerian singer Tiwa Savage, is set to perform at the coronation concert of King Charles III on Sunday,7th May, 2023, at the Windsor Castle ground in Berkshire, England.

Tiwa will become the first Nigerian musician in history to receive this honor to perform alongside the lineup of star-studded entertainers, which includes Steve Winwood, DJ Pete Tong, Lang Lang, Lucy, Paloma Faith, and Olly Murs, who are set to provide entertainment for guests during the coronation concert and Big Lunch.

According to a statement released by the organizers, Tiwa Savage was chosen as one of the select few African artists to 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 color and excitement to the event,” the statement read.

Tiwa is known for her electrifying performances and soulful music, is expected to deliver a performance that will captivate the audience and leave a lasting impression on the historic occasion.

The event, which is expected to be transmitted live, on BBC One and BBC iPlayer, will last three days, and will include several notable events, such as a concert featuring famous celebrities at Windsor Castle, a series of street parties that will take place throughout the country, and a volunteering campaign called “The Big Help Out“.

Story: Hilda Katu