Nigerian songstress Tiwa Savage has attained a remarkable personal career milestone as the first, and to date, the only Nigerian artist invited to perform at the coronation of a British Monarch. As May begins, anticipation mounts for the British royal family with the upcoming official coronation of King Charles III, succeeding his mother, Queen Elizabeth.
Scheduled for Saturday, May 6, 2023, at Westminster Abbey, Tiwa Savage will join an illustrious lineup of performers, including DJ Pete Tong, Olly Murs, Lang Lang, Lucy, Paloma Faith, and Steve Winwood. The prestigious event marks a significant achievement for the Nigerian singer, who has been recognized for her exceptional contributions to the African music scene.
Organizers of the coronation ceremony highlighted Tiwa Savage’s unique blend of African and Western sounds in a statement announcing her invitation. The acknowledgment of her creative prowess and impact on the music industry underscores the singer’s relevance, despite a recent hiatus from releasing new material.
Social media platforms in Nigeria have been excited following the announcement, as fans and fellow artists shower the former Mavin Records queen with congratulations. Tiwa Savage’s participation in the historic event not only elevates her standing in the global music scene but also serves as a testament to the growing influence of African music on the world stage.
As the coronation ceremony approaches, all eyes will be on Tiwa Savage as she represents Nigeria and showcases her musical talent to a global audience. This remarkable accomplishment will inspire a new generation of Nigerian artists to strive for greatness and break barriers in the international music industry.