NIGERIAN Afrobeat superstar, Tiwatope Savage, professionally known as Tiwa Savage, thrilled guests as she performed ‘Keys to the Kingdom’ from Beyoncé’s ‘Lion King: The Gift’ album at a concert held to mark the coronation of new British monarch King Charles III.
The coronation which was held on Saturday, May 6 at Westminster Abbey was followed by a concert on Sunday, May 7 at the Windsor Castle.
Tiwa Savage stepped out gorgeously in a green dress as she gave an astonishing performance.
The Queen of Afrobeat and multiple award-wining singer and songwriter is the first and only Nigerian to perform at a foreign royal coronation/event.
The BBC-organised coronation event featured performances by Katty Perry, Lionel Richie, Andrea Bocelli, Bryn Terfel, Paloma Faith, Olly Murs, Steve Winwood, among others.
Her performance sparked a lot of positive reactions from people in Nigeria and all over the world on different social media platforms.
Meanwhile, 23 years old, Divine Ikubor, popularly known as Rema, has made it to the Guinness World Records with his hit song ‘Calm Down’.
The song made history as the first No. 1 on the Official Middle East and North Africa (MENA) chart (the world’s regional streaming chart).
Upon the launch of the MENA Chart by the International Federation of the Phonographic Industry on November 29, 2022, Rema’s ‘Calm Down’ debuted at No. 1.
Nigerian artists are gaining international recognition after taking Afrobeats to a global level.