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Seun Kuti Joins List Of World Top Artistes To Perform At The 61st Grammy Awards

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Seun Kuti To Perform At The 61st Grammy Awards

Undisputed Nigerian afrobeat star, Seun Kuti finally joined the list of Artistes to perform live at the upcoming 61st Grammy Awards ceremony.

It was learnt that Seun Kuti also got nominated in the ‘Best World Music Album’ category. And he is set to perform alongside Malian singer/songwriter, Fatoumata Diawara, at the award’s Premiere Ceremony sets to come up on February 10.

Below is the announcement statement that declared Seun Kuti and other Artistes that are going to perform at the event;

“The 61st Grammy Awards will start off with sizzle as the lineup for the Grammy Awards Premiere Ceremony has been revealed, led by Mr. Boombastic himself, Grammy winner and current nominee, Shaggy as host.

“The prelude to music’s biggest night will also feature performances by current nominated singer/songwriter Snatam Kaur, trumpeter Craig Morris and dance duo Sofi Tukker.

“Nigerian Afrobeat artist, Seun Kuti and Malian singer/songwriter Fatoumata Diawara will also perform together, and Ángela Aguilar, Aida Cuevas, and Natalia Lafourcade will unite for the first time ever to perform “La Llorona,” a Mexican folkloric classic all three artists have recorded during their career.

“All of the premiere ceremony performers and the host are nominated this year, as are most of the presenters. Kuti & Egypt 80 are nominated for Best World Music Album for ‘Black Times.’”

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