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Tiwa Savage To Perform At King Charles III Coronation

LONDON – The Nigerian-born celebrated hip-hop crooner, Tiwa Savage will join a star-studded lineup of entertainers that would perform at the coming coronation of King Charles III, the British monarch, on Sunday, May 7, 2023.

According to a statement released by the organizers, Tiwa Savage was chosen as one of the select few African artistes to perform at the historic coronation concert.

The statement reads in part, “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”.

Tiwa Savage is expected to join a star-studded lineup of entertainers, which include Steve Winwood, DJ Pete Tong, Lang Lang, Lucy, Paloma Faith and Olly Murs, who are to provide entertainment for guests during the coronation concert and Big Lunch on Sunday, May 7, 2023.

Observers of the scene however seen Tiwa Savage’s invitation to perform at the coronation is a remarkable achievement, as she becomes the first Nigerian musician to receive this honour.

The coronation marks the official ascension of the monarch, King Charles III, and his Queen Consort, Camilla, to the throne following the passing of his mother, Queen Elizabeth II.

It would be recalled that Queen Elizabeth II, Queen of the United Kingdom and the other Commonwealth realms, and the longest-reigning British monarch, died at Balmoral Castle in Aberdeenshire, Scotland, at the age of 96, on September 8, 2022, at 15:10 BST, but was publicly announced at 18:30.

She was buried after eleven days burial activities on September 19, 2022 at the King George VI Memorial Chapel, England.

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