Popular Nigerian music singer, Tiwa Savage will perform at the historical coronation of the British monarch, King Charles III. King Charles III, billed to ascend the throne following the passing of his mother, Queen Elizabeth II, last year.
The momentous occasion is scheduled to take place on Saturday, May 6, 2023, at Westminster Abbey in London. Tiwa Savage will join other international artists such as, Take That, Lionel Richie, Katy Perry, Andrea Bocelli, Sir Bryn Terfel, Freya Ridings and Alexis Ffrench.
Tiwa Savage will be joining a star-studded lineup of entertainers, including 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 on Sunday, May 7, 2023.
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 colour and excitement to the event,” the statement read.
The invitation means that the singer will become the first Nigerian artiste to perform at a foreign royal coronation ceremony.